Obituaries

Judith A. Pangborn

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      Judith A. Pangborn, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019. She was the wife of Joseph A. Pangborn, Jr. to whom she was married 62 years. Mrs. Pangborn and her husband spent over 40 years vacationing at the Cape and enjoyed many evenings spent with friends at the local hot spots. For complete obituary go to www.perrymcstay.com  

Anne Elizabeth (Crowley) Leete

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HARWICH - Anne Elizabeth (Crowley) Leete, 67, of Harwich, passed peacefully after a long fight with cancer. She was a loyal and caring mother, friend, and teacher—a true force. Her sharp wit, enduring strength, and caring nature will be missed by scores of friends and family. Anne was born in Bristol, Conn. on January 14, 1952 and attended Bristol Central High School, where she sang with The Loreleis.  She gra...

Joseph Craig

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Joseph Craig               Joseph Craig, just a few days short of his 75 birthday, died unexpectedly although peacefully, on Thursday, April 18th 2019 at Tufts Medical Center, with his wife of 51 years, Louise, by his side.                Born May 1st, 1944, Joe was the son of the late Joseph and Lucille Craig.  He is survived by his two siblings, Dennis Craig and Carol Fabian.  The family lived in West O...

Alice Anne “Tootsie” (Marconi) Clack

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                Alice Anne “Tootsie” (Marconi) Clack, 84 of Franklin, formerly of Chatham, Ann Arbor, Mich. and Windsor Locks, Conn., passed away peacefully on Monday April 1, 2019 with her daughter by her side at The Branches of North Attleboro after declining health.                  Born on March 3, 1935 in Hartford, Conn., Alice was daughter of the late Angelo Francis “Wuzzy” Marconi and Alice Louise (Bold...

David R. Muto

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David R. Muto CHATHAM-David R. Muto died in the early morning hours on April 3rd with his children by his side at the age of 64. David dug the blues, surfing, and gardening.  He has owned and operated Olde Cape Landscape since 1982. He loved his friends, family, and most importantly, he loved his Savior, Jesus Christ. He lived his life the best he could. He shared a lot of laughs, love, good times, and raised ...

John Thomas Gillis

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John Thomas Gillis passed away at his home in Chatham on April 2 nd.  He was born on June 15, 1945 in Boston and grew up in Chestnut Hill. Jack and sometimes Jake, as he was called by his family and his many dear friends, was the beloved husband and best friend to his love of fifty-two years, Leslie Hadge Gillis. He was father extraordinaire to his son Kevin and his wife Jennifer, his daughter Kristin and her hu...

David A. Metzler

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David A. Metzler             David Alfred Metzler, formerly of New Canaan, Conn., and Harwich Port, died peacefully at his home surrounded by family and his beloved Slovakian Rough- haired Pointer James, on March 24, 2019.             Dave, as friends and family knew him, was born in Cinncinnati, Ohio, on December 18, 1942, son of the late Dale Alfred Metzler and Barbara Hickey Metzler. He earned a Bachelor...

Irene Cooper

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Irene Cooper                   Irene Cooper, of Harwich, age 82, died on April 1, 2019 due to throat cancer.                 She was born in Yonkers, New York, on December 5, 1936, the oldest child of Abraham and Esther Cooper.  Her father was brought to America from Russia in 1904 by his father, Morris Cooper.  After finding a job and an apartment, his father brought his mother, Sarah Cooper, over to Am...

Rosemarie Denn

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    Rosemarie was born in Brookline, Mass. on Jan. 14, 1953.  She grew up in Arlington, Mass. and attended Arlington Catholic High School, Boston College and Framingham State College. Rosemarie moved to Chatham at 20 years old to join her soon-to-be husband, Robert F. Denn.  They married on Dec. 29, 1973.  Theirs was the last entry in Chatham’s 1973 list of marriages.     She worked at Chatham Town Hall in th...

Bancroft Richmond Wheeler

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Bancroft Richmond Wheeler -- “Bats” -- of Needham, formerly South Natick, died on March 21, 2019.  He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mercy Haskell Wheeler, his three daughters, Emily R. Wheeler of Jamaica Plain, Priscilla (Polly) C. Wheeler of Sacramento, Calif. and her husband, Matthew Ganley and Amy C. Wheeler of Jackson Hole, Wyoming; six grandchildren, Maude, Nell, and Justin Wheeler Baldwin, Sarah Ganl...

Leonard Walter Magnusson

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Leonard Walter Magnusson, born Dec 18, 1929 in St Louis, MO, passed away Friday March 22 after being struck with pneumonia and the flu earlier in the month, as well as Parkinson’s disease. He is survived by his loving wife, Betty, of 67 years and their children Susan, husband Dan, Nancy, husband Bob, and Frank; his granddaughter Wendy, husband Mike, and their sons Cody and Lex (Len’s great grandsons).         ...

Madeline L. (Grippen) Herron Collins

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        Madeline L. (Grippen) Herron Collins, of Winthrop, formerly of Chatham, age 89, died on Friday, March 22, 2019 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.  She was the wife of the late Andrew C. Herron and the late Joe B. Collins.           Born in Brockton and raised in West Bridgewater, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mildred (Pratt) Grippen.           Madeline's best days th...