Obituaries

John A. Wilson

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John A. Wilson             John A. Wilson, Ph.D ., 82, of Dover, N.H. and North Chatham passed away on November 28, 2018 peacefully in his sleep.               John was born in Winchester in December of 1935.  John was married to Christal (Gile) Wilson on May 19, 2001.             John was a tenured professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Hampshire where he was known and recogn...

Stephanie Luty

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Stephanie Luty THE POTTED GERANIUM             Brewster - On November 09, 2018 Stephanie Luty succumbed to lymphoma and the Cape community lost a dear friend.               Stephanie was born the daughter of Phyllis Lauritsen and Harvey Lacombe and lived her early childhood in Old Town, Maine. The family moved to Connecticut when she was six and she was educated in the East Hampton school district...

Elizabeth A. (Rist) Owren

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            Elizabeth A. (Rist) Owren, 95, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018 after a brief stay at Pleasant Bay Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Brewster, MA.  Born March 16, 1923 in Minneapolis, Minn. to James and Mary (Parker) Rist, she was a Mid-Western girl through and through.  She was kind, compassionate, loving and hard working.  After being raised in both Minneapolis and the prairies of North Da...

Virginia M. ‘Ginny’ Kangas

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Virginia M. ‘Ginny’ Kangas, 85, of Harwich passed away peacefully in her sleep after a brief illness on November 12, 2018.  The funeral service will be held on Friday, November 16 th at 10 a.m. at  Holy Trinity Church, 246 Main Street Harwich.  Visitation will be at Doane Beal & Ames, 260 Main Street Harwich on Thursday, November 15 th from 4-6 pm.              Virginia Kangas was born in Boston on Augus...

Mr. Robert L. Walsh

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            Mr. Robert L. Walsh, age 74, of Chatham passed away on Wednesday October 31, 2018. Robert was born November 11, 1943 in Providence, Rhode Island. Visiting Hours will be held at Nickerson Funeral Home, Crowell Road, Chatham on November 16 at 6:00 to 8:00 pm.             Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared www.nickersonfhchatham.com for the Bob's friends and family.   ...

William A. “Bill” Cannata

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            William A. “Bill” Cannata, age 86, of Plymouth passed away peacefully on November 2, 2018 at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich.  He was the beloved husband of Carol (Connors) Cannata for twenty-six years.  Besides his wife, he is survived by his sons William Cannata, Jr. and his wife Tessa of Walpole, Robert Cannata and his wife Maria of Westminster, Colorado, and Thomas Cannata of Walpole., his de...

Patricia Rae Kell McConnell

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Patricia Rae Kell McConnell, 92, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 28 at the Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, MA, after a brief bout of pneumonia. She was surrounded by her family.        Patty was born on November 17, 1925, in Monessen, Pa., the daughter of Sue Carolyn Provins and Raymond William Kell. She graduated from Charleroi High School in 1943 and Penn State University in 1947 with a BA Degree ...

Roger Williams Vose

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ORLEANS --- Roger Williams Vose, 63, a retired teacher and mediator, died on October 30, 2018 at the Cape Cod Hospital from complications due to diabetes. He was the son of Amelia Cutler (Thompson) Vose and Herbert Phelps Vose. Mr. Vose was born in Boston and attended Noble and Greenough, received a bachelor’s degree in religion from Vassar College and a master’s degree from the Bread Loaf School of English...

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...