Obituaries

Mary Nickerson Laird

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              Mary Nickerson Laird, 86, passed away on Saturday December 8.  She grew up in Chatham on Main Street at the top of Andrew Hardings Lane, with parents Lucille and Ralph Nickerson in her grandfather Jessie’s home.  Her love of the beach and Chatham was strong throughout her life of living across the United States with her husband Benjamin Laird, who passed away in 2007.  Mary and Ben met in Boston ...

Robert (Bob) Linwood Long

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Robert (Bob) Linwood Long               Robert (Bob) Linwood Long passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on December 7th. Bob was born in Attleboro on November 12, 1930 and moved to Chatham in November 1930 where he attended Chatham Schools.             Bob is survived by his wife of 69 years, Marge, and his three sons, Robert W. Long (Darlene) of Chatham, Ronald C. Long (Leslie) of Falmouth...

Emulous E. “Buddy” Hall III

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             Emulous E. “Buddy” Hall III, 95, a lifelong resident of Harwich, died peacefully on Saturday, December 8, 2018.  He was born in 1923 in Hyannis Hospital in what was then just a small white house behind the Cape Cod Hospital as we know it today.  Buddy was fond of saying that “God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things, and I am so far behind...

Robert Kuzoian

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    Robert Astor Kuzoian, 97, formally of Chatham and Harwich Port passed away on Saturday, Nov. 24. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen L Kuzoian who passed away on October 17, 2015. They were married for 72 years.     Robert was born in Providence, R.I.  on June 3, 1921 to Stephen and Paris Kuzoian.  He graduated from Cranston High School in 1939 and was accepted to Brown University but due to the ...

Donald “Chip” W. Howes

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CHATHAM- Donald “Chip” W. Howes, 66, of London, England, husband of 33 years of Catherine Howes, nee Hirst, died November 20, 2018 at St. Thomas Hospital, London, after a brief illness due to complications from lung cancer treatment.                 A 13 th generation Cape Codder and Chatham native, he was a 1970 graduate of Chatham High School. He received his undergraduate degree from UMass Amherst, and his...

Damien James Larsen

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  MARCH 29, 2011 – DECEMBER 1, 2018 ORLEANS - Damien James Larsen, 7, of Orleans and Harwich, passed away on December 1, 2018. Visitation will be held on Friday December 7th from 4 – 7pm at Nickerson Funeral Home, 77 Eldredge Park Way, Orleans. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday December 8th at 11 am at St. Joan of Arc Church in Orleans. For online condolences please visit www.nickersonf...

Philip E. Doyle

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            Philip E. Doyle, 91, of North Chatham, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Cape Cod Hospital on November 29, 2018.  Known simply as Phil, following retirement, he resided for twenty-five years in the town he loved.               Born in Boston to Philip E. and Marie R. (McDonald) on April 26, 1927, Phil attended St. Peter's Catholic School in Dorchester, Boston College High School...

John A. Wilson

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John A. Wilson             John A. Wilson, Ph.D ., 82, of Dover, N.H. and North Chatham passed away on November 28, 2018 peacefully in his sleep.               John was born in Winchester in December of 1935.  John was married to Christal (Gile) Wilson on May 19, 2001.             John was a tenured professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Hampshire where he was known and recogn...

Stephanie Luty

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Stephanie Luty THE POTTED GERANIUM             Brewster - On November 09, 2018 Stephanie Luty succumbed to lymphoma and the Cape community lost a dear friend.               Stephanie was born the daughter of Phyllis Lauritsen and Harvey Lacombe and lived her early childhood in Old Town, Maine. The family moved to Connecticut when she was six and she was educated in the East Hampton school district...

Elizabeth A. (Rist) Owren

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            Elizabeth A. (Rist) Owren, 95, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018 after a brief stay at Pleasant Bay Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Brewster, MA.  Born March 16, 1923 in Minneapolis, Minn. to James and Mary (Parker) Rist, she was a Mid-Western girl through and through.  She was kind, compassionate, loving and hard working.  After being raised in both Minneapolis and the prairies of North Da...

Virginia M. ‘Ginny’ Kangas

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Virginia M. ‘Ginny’ Kangas, 85, of Harwich passed away peacefully in her sleep after a brief illness on November 12, 2018.  The funeral service will be held on Friday, November 16 th at 10 a.m. at  Holy Trinity Church, 246 Main Street Harwich.  Visitation will be at Doane Beal & Ames, 260 Main Street Harwich on Thursday, November 15 th from 4-6 pm.              Virginia Kangas was born in Boston on Augus...

Mr. Robert L. Walsh

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            Mr. Robert L. Walsh, age 74, of Chatham passed away on Wednesday October 31, 2018. Robert was born November 11, 1943 in Providence, Rhode Island. Visiting Hours will be held at Nickerson Funeral Home, Crowell Road, Chatham on November 16 at 6:00 to 8:00 pm.             Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared www.nickersonfhchatham.com for the Bob's friends and family.   ...