Obituaries

Benjamin Toby Nickerson

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              Benjamin Toby Nickerson, 84, of Chatham, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Thursday, January 24, 2019. He will be met in Heaven by his wife Marilyn (Strutzel) Nickerson. He leaves his legacy to live in his sister, Nancy (Nickerson) Tansey and husband Fred, and his children Linda Nickerson, Pamela Nickerson, Kim (Nickerson) Young and husband Steve, Benjamin J. Nickerson and “favorite dau...

Victor Di Cristina

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                CHATHAM- Victor DiCristina, 88, died January 21, 2019 in Sherborn.                 Born in New York City on Dec. 18, 1930, the son of Italian immigrants, Mr. DiCristina grew up in Brooklyn where he graduated from Lafayette HS in 1949 and the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1953. He received a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from ...

Delores Taylor Archibald

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              Delores Mary Eleanor Taylor Archibald (Del) passed away peacefully on January 11 at Rosewood Manor in Harwich.               Del was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1928. In 1949 she married the Rev. John Archibald and shared in his ministry until they moved to Boston in 1956 when John attended Harvard and Del worked as an executive secretary. John’s career then led them to Stamford, Con...

Sara Eldridge-Fellman

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Sara Eldridge-Fellman passed away on Monday January 21, 2019 after a long battle with muscular dystrophy.             Sara was a life long Cape Codder; she graduated from Chatham High School and lived and worked in Chatham most of her life. Sara loved animals, the beach and spending time with her loving family.             Sara is the daughter of the late Leon and Nancy Eldridge of South Chatham and was pre...

Eleanor Laing Greenhalgh-Kilty

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Constance Eleanor Laing Greenhalgh-Kilty of Chatham died peacefully in her sleep on January 6 th , midway through her 96 th year of an eventful life.  “Ellie” was born in Wellesley on April 22, 1923 and grew up during the great depression, raised by her mother Rena after her father passed away when she was 9. She moved to Chatham in 1947 and has lived the past 63 years in her current home. Ellie was predeceased ...

N. William Atwater

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 N. William Atwater, age 84 of Tewksbury Township/Chatham, Mass, passed away peacefully at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania on January 12, 2019 surrounded by family.  Born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania to Neil and Mildred (Schmidt) Atwater, Bill received his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from Stevens Institute of Technology.  Upon graduating, Bill began a 43-year career with Foster Whee...

Maurice G. Katz

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It is with heavy hearts that the family of Maurice G. Katz announces his passing.  Maurice, 92, died of natural causes at his home in West Chatham on October 28, 2018.  His wife of 67 years who had been his childhood sweetheart, Helen K. Katz, predeceased him in December 2016. Maurice is survived by his son, Geoffrey Katz, of  New Boston, N.H.; daughter, Dianne Oliver, of Simi Valley, Calif.; grandchildren:  Hole...

Nancy L. Stoddard

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CHATHAM – Nancy L. Stoddard, 84, of Chatham, died suddenly on January 3, 2019. Nancy was the daughter of Francis M. and Alton C. Garland of East Sandwich. A graduate of the Henry T. Wing High School, she attended Simmons College earning a BA in Sociology in 1957, and a MA in Education from Montclair State University in 1987. She was married to James H. Stoddard for 57 years until his death in 2014.          ...

Anna Turner Rapata

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            Anna Turner Rapata, 96, of Chatham, passed away peacefully with family by her side, at Cape Cod Hospital on New Year’s Day after a brief illness.             Anna was very proud of her long Cape Cod heritage, being a lifelong resident of Chatham and a 3rd generation Cape Codder. She was a graduate of the Chatham High School Class of 1940 and grew up as a child playing with her brothers and sister i...

Glenn R. Bryant, Sr.

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                Glenn Bryant Sr. passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan 1st surrounded by his loving family.  He was 76.                 Glenn was born in Brockton on June 2, 1942. The son of Gertrude (Kelley) and Chester H. Bryant.  He attended Huntington Elementary School, later moving with his family to Lowell where he attended Varnum Jr. High and Lowell High Schools.  He received his B.A. from Boston Univer...

Esther P. MacSwan

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Esther P. MacSwan 08/27/1914 - 2/31/2018               Esther MacSwan of Cromwell, Conn., formerly of South Chatham and Belmont died peacefully on December 31, 2018 at the age of 104.             She and her late husband, Alastair built a summer home on Cockle Cove Hill in the mid-1950s and became year around residents in 1972.              She leaves her son Jack of Concord, daughter-in-law Joan M...