Obituaries

Dorothy Krantz

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            Dorothy Krantz (Dotty, Dot) of North Chatham passed on Feb 5th peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family.             Born in 1930 in NYC and oldest daughter of Alex and Phyllis De Paul. Dotty was known around town as a volunteer at Harwich United Methodist Thrift Shop and spent many years putting smiles on faces at local Supermarket's handing out samples. She was loved by her family m...

CONSTANCE ALLEY FRENCH

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Born March 5, 1916 – died January 8, 2020 Died in her Woodbury, Vermont home surrounded by those she loved.  She was born in Beverly in 1916 to Esther Stickney and Walter Leland Alley. She graduated from Beverly High School, Colby Sawyer College and Scott Carbee School of Art and became a commercial artist. She was married to the late Benjamin Brickett Priest, the late Edward L. Richardson and the lat...

Chong Ok Long

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Chong Ok Long 73, peacefully passed away on January 19th 2020.  Chong was known to her friends and family as “Mun” or “Mama Mun.”  Mun was born on the 28th of January 1946 in Seoul, South Korea, she was the 2nd oldest of 6 children.  She came to the United States in 1973, was married and had two children; Melissa Ann Long and Jonathan William Long, her family resided in Chatham and then later moved to Boca Raton,...

Paul Anthony McKenna

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Paul Anthony McKenna, 87, of Orange City, Fla., formerly of Harwich, died on January 16, 2020 of natural causes.                                   Born in Newton, November 11, 1932, Paul was the 4th son of Charles and Helena McKenna’s seven children.  He is survived by his best friend and wife of 58 years, Janet (Dahlman) McKenna, daughter Joanne Tremblay and husband Mike, son Tom McKenna and wife Katrina, ...

Andigoni Mitrokostas Malita(s)

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Andigoni Mitrokostas Malita(s) 90             Andigoni died Tuesday January 21, 2020.  She was born in 1929 in a village in the mountains of Krapsi, Greece.  She was the daughter of Spyridon and Sophia Evangelidou Mitrokostas.  Formerly of Worcester, South Yarmouth and Harwich, she was predeceased by her husband Peter, a baby daughter, her son in law Alex Christakis and her brothers Christos, Vasilios, and Ale...

Raymond William Molyneux

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East Harwich - Raymond William Molyneux went west January 2, 2020. He was the loving husband of Jane (Gaugel) Molyneux for 72 wonderful years and devoted father to his five children: Lynn, James (Jim), Nancy, Patricia (Pat) and Jeffrey. He leaves behind six grandchildren and two great grandchildren as well as several doting nephews and a niece.             Before moving to East Harwich, Raymond lived in Dansvi...

Dorothy M. Freer

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Dorothy M. Freer, 91, of Ridgefield, Conn. passed away on  Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at Liberty Commons in Chatham. She was the loving wife of the late Edward C. Freer Sr.      “Dot” was born in Danbury, Conn. on March 25, 1928; a daughter of the late Helen (Johnson) and Martin Coffey. She was one of five children: the late Elizabeth Christie, Katherine Bates, Martin “Sam” Coffey, and Joan Coffey.      A Ridgefie...

Karen Leslie Witherbee

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    WITHERBEE, Karen Leslie, (Hunt), 76, formerly of Chatham, passed away January 5, 2020 in her North Palm Beach, Fla. home.  Born March 15, 1943 to the late F. Richard Hunt and the late Marie Antoinette Bordeleau in Pittsfield.  Karen graduated from Westbrook College in 1963 with a degree in Liberal Arts.  In 1968 she married Glen L.Witherbee at St. Elizabeth’s Chapel in Sudbury.  Karen and Glen eventually made...

Lorraine Bolus

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    Lorraine (Quesnel) Bolus spent 89 years bringing beauty to places and people who needed some.     Lorraine, who was born in Waterbury, Conn. and passed away January 12 in South Chatham surrounded by family, was an artist by nature and floral designer by trade. In her hands, a simple clutch of wildflowers and grasses would be quickly transformed into an award-worthy arrangement.     She showed others how to ...

David A. Bassett

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David A. Bassett UNOFFICIAL ‘POET LAUREATE OF HARWICH’ DIES             David A. Bassett, age 87, passed away peacefully on January12 in Brewster. He leaves his beloved wife Dorothy of Harwich Port; his big brother Forrest A. (Gail) of South Yarmouth; his children, Lynn Bassett of Seattle, Wash., Jeffrey (Annalisa) of Charleston, S.C. and his devoted daughter Sandi Walsh of Dennisport; five grandchildren; s...

Paul Francis Beatty

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Paul Francis Beatty died suddenly on January 5th, 2020. He is survived by his wife Catherine Connolly Beatty; three daughters: Sarah Beatty Buller and husband Mark Buller of New York City; Catherine Beatty Flowers and husband Robert Flowers of Austin, Texas; and Elizabeth Beatty Wichmann and husband Jeffrey Wichmann of Mount Kisco, N.Y.; six grandchildren: Lizzie, Jacob, and Sam Buller, and Genevieve, Paul and El...

Karen L. Witherbee

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Karen L. Witherbee Karen L. Witherbee, age 76, of North Palm Beach, Fla. passed away on January 5, 2020.  Karen was born in Pittsfield on March 15, 1943.  She married her loving husband Robert E. Flaherty on June 6, 2017 in Key West.  Karen owned the Chatham Wine and Cheese Shop.  She had a passion for cooking and solving crossword puzzles.  She is survived by her husband Robert, her son Alex, son Jon, and dau...