Obituaries

Samuel Howes King

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Samuel Howes King April 24 th 1953 – May 17th 2019    Sam succumbed to advanced throat cancer near his home in Crystal River, Fla. in May. He had been living in Florida for the past five years after calling Chatham home for most of his life. He was 66.               The 2 nd of nine children born to Wendy Howes and Ted King, Sam spent his earliest years summering in Chatham amongst a vast extende...

George W. Fisk

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CHATHAM – George W. Fisk passed away on October 4, 2019 after a brief stay at Liberty Commons Nursing Home.  He was born in Springfield on December 12, 1922.             After graduating from Springfield’s Technical High School in 1940, he served in the 9 th Infantry Division, European Theater of Operations, from 1942-1945.  He was wounded in Germany and awarded the Purple Heart.  Following the war, he comple...

MARY DOROTHY (Dotty) MULCAHY

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MARY DOROTHY (Dotty) MULCAHY,  July 13, 1949 - September 16, 2019             “Dotty” Mulcahy, a free spirited child of the 60s whose mischievous smile and sparkling blue eyes will live in the hearts of all who knew and loved her, died at her Provincetown home of ovarian cancer on September16, she was 70.           Dotty leaves her beloved wife Cherie Mittenthal, her McBride family, and many dear friend...

John S. Hardy

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John S. Hardy, 84, crossed over the bar on September 26th, 2019.  Born in Boston, and raised in New England, Jack loved “messing about in boats”; he managed to feed this passion by joining the Navy as a submariner and working in the marine industry for most of his career. He and his wife, Betsy, were never too far from the water and raised their boys, Rob, John, and Steve, first in Cohasset and then in Chatham. J...

Gerald “Jerry” Custodie

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Gerald “Jerry” Custodie, 71, of Harwich, passed away on September 17, 2019 of complications of cancer.           He was born in 1948, originally from Chatham, he was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War from 1968 to 1970. Jerry has joined his father Anthony Custodie, his mother Jenny Naylor Custodie, his brothers Anthony JR and Joe and his daughter Jessica in Heaven. Jerry leaves behind his sons Jason and Joh...

Greta Genevieve Builter

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Chatham, MA February 13, 1972 - May 12, 2019 Greta was born at home on Water Street in Chatham, MA on February 13, 1972 during a  winter Nor’easter.  She went through life with the same energy as that storm until she lost her way on May 12, 2019. She attended the Milton Hershey School in Pennsylvania and was a graduate of Southern CT State University.  After graduation she worked in Medical Research for Yal...

Joan Simonson Howe

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Joan Simonson Howe was born on January 11, 1930 in Montclair, New Jersey to Walter and Carol Simonson. She died on July 21, 2019 at Liberty Commons in Chatham.                 Joan’s Celebration of Life will be Saturday, September 21, 2019, 11:30 AM at The Church of the Holy Spirit, 204 Monument Road, Orleans, Massachusetts. There will be a reception following the service in the Parish Hall. In lieu of flow...

Eleanor Gayman Oakley

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CHATHAM - Eleanor Gayman Oakley, 92, of Chatham, died on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis as a result of medical complications.                   Eleanor was the beloved wife of and is survived by David R. Oakley, by their daughter, Lois O. Pfister and grand-daughter, Laura H. Pfister, both of Cortland, New York.  She is also survived by their son, Robert B. Oakley, Robert’s wife, L...

F. Beverly Broughton Karn

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    F. Beverly Broughton Karn passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ August 30, 2019 after a short illness.     Born on September 11, 1928 to Esther Cahoon Broughton Beverly graduated Harwich High School and left the Cape to attend Peter Bent Brigham Hospital School of Nursing graduating with an LPN degree. Returning to Harwich she married Manton Eldredge Jr. in February 1950. To...

Claire E. Keith

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Claire E. Keith, 91, of Titusville, Fla. and Chatham died peacefully at home under hospice care and surrounded by her family on September 12, 2019.   Claire is preceded in death by her three husbands: Frederick Keith, Myron Crowe and Donald Brown. She loved spending time with her family and friends, oil painting, playing golf and duplicate bridge.  She also loved to travel, especially cruising.   Clai...

Elizabeth Nye “Betsy” Suter

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Elizabeth Nye “Betsy” Suter, long-time summer resident of North Chatham, of Concord and also of Green Valley, Ariz. in the winters, died Sunday, May 26th, 2019, at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, of multiple causes.  She was 93.   Betsy first summered on Cape Cod with her family as a tween and young teen in the late 1930’s at The Narrows in South Orleans, driven there with her two younger sisters by th...

Judith W. Young

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Judith W. Young, loving wife, mother and grandmother, died peacefully at home August 22, 2019 surrounded by her family.  She was a talented teacher, seamstress, solver of crossword puzzles, and she loved to travel with her husband.  She is survived by her husband, Jim Young, her two daughters Suzanne Young and Kathleen Morse and Kathleen’s companion Harold Johnson, and her grandchildren Kelsey and Jonathan Mors...