Obituaries

JoAnn G. Pratt

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              CHATHAM - JoAnn G. Pratt, 84, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 3, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Jean Gordon and Hillard Gordon of Chatham. She is survived by her husband Kenneth “Herb” Pratt, Jr. of Chatham, her brother Hillard Gordon, Jr. and wife Marcella of St. Louis, Mo., her daughters Teri Pratt-Masson and husband Tom of Centerville, Sharon Bidwell and husband Howard of Yarmou...

James Bowles

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James Bowles, 61 James Bowles, 61, of Austin, Texas passed away on May 28, 2019 at MD Anderson after battling cancer. He is survived by his wife, Carla, of 37 years; sons, Justin & Jeffrey Bowles; sisters and spouses, Teresa and Stanley Otsubo of Seattle, Wash., Frances and Mike Kiser of Keene, N.H., Kathy Bowles of Boston, Caroline and Peter Shelly of Pittstown, N.J., Jeanette and David Queenan of Melrose....

Alvin Louis Stern

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Alvin Louis Stern, 82, of Sun Lakes, Ariz. passed away peacefully May 17, 2019, at home after a struggle with leukemia. After growing up in Great Neck, N.Y., Al attended Brown University, graduating and receiving his commission as a naval officer in 1959. Following his three years of Naval service, Al earned his JD degree at New York University Law School in 1965. Al started his legal career at the admiralty law ...

David Colfax Garre, Jr. (Davey)

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On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, David (Davey) Colfax Garre, Jr., passed away peacefully at the age of 47. He battled end stage renal failure coupled with rheumatoid arthritis for several years.   Davey was born on April 4, 1972 at Cape Cod Hospital and raised in Chatham. Davey attended Chatham Public School. He also attend The Pomfret School in Connecticut. Davey attended Roger Williams University in Rhode Islan...

Joan Jazowski Fellows

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Joan Jazowski Fellows died on April 12, 2019 in West Yarmouth. A resident of New London, N.H. and formerly of Weston and Belmont, she grew up in Braintree, attended Thayer Academy and graduated from Hood College, Class of 1953. She was predeceased by her husband Haynes “Pete” Fellows and former husband, William T. Blackwell of Cohasset. Joan was the former Director of Marketing for the Harvard Community Heal...

Kenneth Merrill Stetson

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  Kenneth Merrill Stetson of West Hartford, Connecticut and Chatham died peacefully on May 22, 2019 surrounded by his family.  He was 91 years old. He was born on March 20, 1928 in Brooklyn, Connecticut, the son of Kenneth Gallup and Miriam (Cornell) Stetson.                Ken attended Brooklyn Grammar School and graduated from Killingly High School in 1946.  He th...

Constance Gormley

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Constance Murphy Gormley, beloved wife of the late James F. Gormley, passed away peacefully in her home on May 23, 2019. She was born on September 29, 1921 in Boston to Dr. George and Mary Murphy. She was the loving sister of Adele M. White. Connie was a dearly loved aunt to many and the great-aunt to many more. Constance was a faithful member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. The family of Mrs. Gormley is sin...

Barbara (Drake) Weinz

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Barbara (Drake) Weinz, of Reading, formerly of Maine and longtime resident of Chatham, Cape Cod, passed away on Monday May 13, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family and pets.             Born 9/20/1932 in Morristown New Jersey, Barbara was the daughter of the late Fredrick Drake and Martha (Ferguson) Drake. Barbara was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She will be...

James L. Blankenship

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            James L. Blankenship, 75, of Vero Beach, Fla., and Chatham passed away on May 5, 2019, from cancer with family by his side.              Jim was born in Kansas City, Mo. to the late L. Frank & Ora L. Blankenship. The family lived in Pocahontas, Ariz. and would later settle in Brooklyn, N.Y. He attended Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia and in 1961 he graduated from Lincoln High School in ...

Julie Suzanne Watson

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Julie Suzanne Watson, 50, of Orleans passed away in her home on April 11th from an unexpected medical event. Julie was born March 22, 1969 in Cambridge to Lynda Brennan and Donald Watson. Julie graduated from the Northfield Mount Hermon School in 1987 and The University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1998 with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing.  She was an ardent lover of the ocean, swimming across Cape Cod ponds, ...

Judith Ransom Wheeler

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Judith Ransom Wheeler               Judith Samphere Ransom Wheeler passed away on March 8, 2019 in east Tennessee where she had returned to live closer to her daughter after many years of residing on Cape Cod. She was born in Melrose, September 16, 1939, to Homer Ransom and Jean Murry Ransom.               Judy graduated from Green Mountain College, Vt., with an Associate’s degree in Advertising and R...

Arlene Plennert Fisher

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Arlene Plennert Fisher Estero, Florida                   Arlene Plennert Fisher, 72, of Estero, Fla. and Harwich Port, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019. She had been a resident of Estero since 2016 and Harwich Port since 2007. Arlene was born December 6, 1946 in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of the late Frank Joseph and Marion (Koshiol) Plennert and sister of the late James Frank Plennert. Arlene...