Obituaries

Donald O. Chapman

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Donald O. Chapman                         A memorial service will be held for Donald O. Chapman on Saturday, November 3rd at 2pm at Pilgrim Congregational Church in Harwich Port. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Donald’s memory to the Chatham Nauset Lions Club, PO Box 1241, Orleans, MA 02653. For more information or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.doanebealames.com ...

William R. Clark

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William R. Clark, 76, of South Chatham, formerly of Harwich and Billerica, passed away peacefully on Wednesday October 24, 2018 with his loving family by his side.  He was the son of the late Thomas H. Clark and Helen A. Clark (Francis) of Charlestown.             He is survived by his four children.  Daughter Kathleen Fraize of Brownfield, Maine, daughter Pamela Brennan and her husband Kevin of Fairfax, Va., ...

David Martin

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CHATHAM-David Martin (78) of Orleans, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.             David was born in Taunton, the son of the late Stephen and Catherine (Duffy) Martin.  He is also survived by his brother Paul and his wife Cindy and his sisters Nancy Thompson and Rosemary Smith.  David is predeceased by his brother Ba...

Nancy (Polky) Copeland

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Nancy (Polky) Copeland 83 of South Chatham died peacefully in her home on October 24th.              Nancy was born and raised in St. George, Maine where she was married and began her family.  Later she moved to Groveland.  She was a skilled seamstress and with a friend created “Daffy Duds Originals.”  Her sewing continued throughout her life making wedding and prom dresses.             Nancy moved to South...

Stuart Turner Upson

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            CHATHAM — Stuart Turner Upson, 57, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018.  He was the son of the late Howard and Joyce Upson, both of Chatham.             Stu grew up in Wilton, Conn. and vacationed with his family every August at the end of Andrew Hardings Lane in the Rolphe family’s Driftwood cottage, which succumbed to the sea along with other homes nearby as a result of the break in N...

Beverly J. (Lawson) Watts

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 Watts, Beverly J. (Lawson) of Chatham on October 21, 2018 at age 84. Beloved wife of Dave Watts and devoted mother to three sons, Bev grew up in Braintree and attended Thayer Academy and Connecticut College for Women, where she studied psychology. She met her future husband Dave while working summers on Nantucket. Soon after marriage, she and Dave settled in Westwood to raise their three sons. There, she sang wi...

Sheila Whiddon Smith

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Sheila Whiddon Smith age 83 of Harwich, died on October 22, 2018 with her loving family by her side. She is survived by her two daughters Meredith and husband Charles Konner, Stephanie and husband Roger Greenwood, her cousin Gail Moeller and husband John and their son Tyler, her sister in-law Judith McCracken and husband Robert and their three daughters and families, sister in law Audrey Smith and her two daughte...

REVEREND DANIEL P. FREITAS, 80

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REVEREND DANIEL P. FREITAS, 80                 The Rev. Daniel P. Freitas, late of Chatham, and most recently of Yarmouth Port, died after a brief illness at Cape Cod Hospital on October 18, 2018.  The son of the late Daniel Freitas and the late Isabel Freitas, Rev. Freitas grew up in Somerville and graduated from Somerville High School.  Rev. Freitas attended Ohio Wesleyan University and received a Bachelor o...

Stephen ‘Waz” Nidweski

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Stephen ‘Waz” Nidweski, age 66, passed away suddenly from heart complications at his home in Naples, Fla., on October 10, 2018.           Born July 2, 1952 in Bensalem Township, Pa. Stephen was a proud graduate of the Bensalem High School’s class of 1970. He often told of his adventures with childhood friends and spending time at the volunteer fire house that was in his neighborhood. It gave him great joy to r...

Robert “Bob” Redding

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Robert “Bob” Redding, 74, passed away on the afternoon of October 7th peacefully in the home that he built to commemorate his love for his wife of 52 years, Linda.           Born on November 6, 1943, Bob grew up in Uxbridge in a busy household where he was surrounded by friends and family who helped him to create childhood memories that he would share and entertain others with throughout his life regarding his...

Janet Clare Capodilupo

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Janet Clare Capodilupo of Chatham, after waging a valiant battle with brain cancer, entered eternal rest Friday, October 12, in the company of her family.  She was the beloved wife for fifty years of Lawrence P. (Larry) Capodilupo, Jr.                 Affectionately known as Jan, she was born May 4, 1944 in New York, N.Y. to Francis and Edith (Keppler) Mitchell and raised in Woodlawn and Yorktown, N.Y.  After ...

Doris (Friberg) Imbergamo

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                  Doris Imbergamo of Chatham passed away with her sons at her side on September 8, 2018 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.  Doris was born on January 13, 1932 in Queens, New York to Margaret (Dockendorf) Friberg and Gustave Friberg.  She worked in banking and advertising in Manhattan before meeting her husband, the late S. Charles Imbergamo.  While they raised their family in Huntington, Ne...