Obituaries

Margaret Ellen Borthwick Chase Memorial Notice

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Margaret Ellen Borthwick Chase June 18, 1942 – August 13, 2019   Join us in a celebration of Margaret’s life on Saturday, October 26, 2019, 11am to 1pm at Nickerson Funeral Home, 87 Crowell Road, Chatham.  Interment to follow at 1:30 pm at Union Cemetery.   In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to her beloved American Heart Association. For online condolences, please visit www.nickersonfun...

Stephen G. Howes

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EAST HARWICH– Stephen G. Howes, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 6, 2019 at his home in East Harwich after a short battle with Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma).  He was the beloved father of Andrew David Howes of South Chatham, and Amanda Jane Howes of East Harwich.  He was the oldest child of the late Edward Grafton and Mary Dahl Howes of South Chatham.  Stephen grew up in South ...

Isabelle Hickingbotham Monteleone

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Isabelle Hickingbotham Monteleone     A Life Well-Lived: Isabelle Hickingbotham Monteleone died peacefully in her sleep October 11 at her home in East Harwich, almost exactly a year after family and friends held a 100th birthday celebration for her. She was born in Peru, Massachusetts, December 15, 1918, to Harry and Gladys Sherman Hickingbotham. She started life where water came from a hand pump in the house an...

William K. Craig, Sr.

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William K. Craig, Sr. , of Harwich Port, died at home on October 17, 2019.  He was 81 years old.  Bill was born June 12, 1938 to Edgar A. Craig and Olive K. Craig of North Easton and attended school in North Easton and Dean College in Franklin.  Other than the year he served in the U.S. Army, Bill spent every summer of his life in Harwich Port.  An outstanding athlete,...

Barbara Pratt White

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            East Orleans - Barbara Pratt White (February 8, 1915- October 16, 2019) died peacefully in her family home. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of Frederick Ashton Pratt and Mary Isabelle LaForce. She grew up in Chatham, N.J. and later moved to Annapolis, Md. with her husband, John Howell White.  Together they raised five children and opened their homes in Annapolis and East Orleans to many y...

Kenneth Dayton Bennett

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Kenneth Dayton Bennett June 8, 1929-October 12, 2019             Harwich-Kenneth D. Bennett of Harwich passed away on October 12, 2019 at the age of 90 with his family around him. He was born in Bronx, NY. He served in the US Army 1951-1956 and was a member of the American Legion at post #0310. He married the love of his life Virginia F. Piscitelli on August 25, 1962. He is ...

Robert (Bob) E Perry

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Robert (Bob) E Perry, Sr, age 83, of South Harwich died on Tuesday October 8, 2019 in Cape Cod Hospital following a short illness, surrounded by his loved ones.             Bob is survived by his son, Robert E. Perry Jr., of Dudley and his daughter in law Kristina and his grandsons Joshua and Zachary whom he cherished, and his sister Christine Demars, of Worcester. He is preceded by his wife, Carol Ann Perry; ...

Susan Marie Hart

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                Harwich - Susan Marie Hart of Harwich passed away on October 2, 2019, after a prolonged illness. Sue was born on September 21, 1948, in Oakland, Calif., to John Milton Hanson and Jean Elizabeth Hanson. She was predeceased by her younger sister Mary E Kilburn and her brother John P Hanson.                 Sue is survived by her husband of 53 years, Walter Matthew Hart. Of Harwich.  She is also s...

John Laurence (Jack) Rafuse

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John Laurence (Jack) Rafuse 12/24/1936 - 10/11/2019             ALEXANDRIA, Va. - John Laurence Rafuse, 82, passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 at the Inova Hospital in Mount Vernon, Va. He leaves his loving wife of 56 years, Patricia Ann (Wahl) Rafuse; his children Jonathan Malcolm, Heather Anne, and Amanda Louise; his sister Frances MacDonald and her three children; his grandchildren Abby, Sam, Melia and...

Anne McLaughlin

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Anne McLaughlin, 25, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died from injuries sustained in a vehicle/bicycle accident in St. Petersburg on September 19.               Anne was born in Providence, R.I. on November 1, 1993.  She is survived by her father Mark McLaughlin of East Harwich, mother Kristin Shulman of St. Petersburg, sisters Erin and Katherine, brother Patrick, grandparents Don and Ellen Gaffney, grandmother Pa...

James Harold Goddard Jr

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James Harold Goddard Jr., 93 of Chatham and Vero Beach, Fla. passed away on the morning of October 1, 2019.             Jim was born on November 25, 1925 in Boston, to James Harold Goddard Sr. and Marion Potter Lake (Goddard) of Newton and also had a daughter, the late, Gloria (Goddard) Cutler of Squantum and his first wife, the late Nancy Anne Leonard, 73 of Chestnut Hill on September 11, 2001 in Vero Beach, ...

Samuel Howes King

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Samuel Howes King April 24 th 1953 – May 17th 2019    Sam succumbed to advanced throat cancer near his home in Crystal River, Fla. in May. He had been living in Florida for the past five years after calling Chatham home for most of his life. He was 66.               The 2 nd of nine children born to Wendy Howes and Ted King, Sam spent his earliest years summering in Chatham amongst a vast extende...