Obituaries

Kenneth Merrill Stetson

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  Kenneth Merrill Stetson of West Hartford, Connecticut and Chatham died peacefully on May 22, 2019 surrounded by his family.  He was 91 years old. He was born on March 20, 1928 in Brooklyn, Connecticut, the son of Kenneth Gallup and Miriam (Cornell) Stetson.                Ken attended Brooklyn Grammar School and graduated from Killingly High School in 1946.  He th...

Constance Gormley

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Constance Murphy Gormley, beloved wife of the late James F. Gormley, passed away peacefully in her home on May 23, 2019. She was born on September 29, 1921 in Boston to Dr. George and Mary Murphy. She was the loving sister of Adele M. White. Connie was a dearly loved aunt to many and the great-aunt to many more. Constance was a faithful member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. The family of Mrs. Gormley is sin...

Barbara (Drake) Weinz

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Barbara (Drake) Weinz, of Reading, formerly of Maine and longtime resident of Chatham, Cape Cod, passed away on Monday May 13, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family and pets.             Born 9/20/1932 in Morristown New Jersey, Barbara was the daughter of the late Fredrick Drake and Martha (Ferguson) Drake. Barbara was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She will be...

James L. Blankenship

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            James L. Blankenship, 75, of Vero Beach, Fla., and Chatham passed away on May 5, 2019, from cancer with family by his side.              Jim was born in Kansas City, Mo. to the late L. Frank & Ora L. Blankenship. The family lived in Pocahontas, Ariz. and would later settle in Brooklyn, N.Y. He attended Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia and in 1961 he graduated from Lincoln High School in ...

Julie Suzanne Watson

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Julie Suzanne Watson, 50, of Orleans passed away in her home on April 11th from an unexpected medical event. Julie was born March 22, 1969 in Cambridge to Lynda Brennan and Donald Watson. Julie graduated from the Northfield Mount Hermon School in 1987 and The University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1998 with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing.  She was an ardent lover of the ocean, swimming across Cape Cod ponds, ...

Judith Ransom Wheeler

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Judith Ransom Wheeler               Judith Samphere Ransom Wheeler passed away on March 8, 2019 in east Tennessee where she had returned to live closer to her daughter after many years of residing on Cape Cod. She was born in Melrose, September 16, 1939, to Homer Ransom and Jean Murry Ransom.               Judy graduated from Green Mountain College, Vt., with an Associate’s degree in Advertising and R...

Arlene Plennert Fisher

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Arlene Plennert Fisher Estero, Florida                   Arlene Plennert Fisher, 72, of Estero, Fla. and Harwich Port, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019. She had been a resident of Estero since 2016 and Harwich Port since 2007. Arlene was born December 6, 1946 in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of the late Frank Joseph and Marion (Koshiol) Plennert and sister of the late James Frank Plennert. Arlene...

Robert R. Marshall

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Robert R. Marshall, beloved husband of Gail N. Marshall, died at his home on Monday, May 6, surrounded by family.  He lived a life defined by service, building airstrips for American planes to land in Korea, teaching at Chatham High School for 30 years, and retiring to become a Cape Cod Tour Guide.  In his last years he delivered Meals on Wheels and drove patients to medical appointments.             He leaves...

Gladys Robertson

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              Gladys Robertson, 87, passed away on April 25, 2019. Born in Scotland, she moved to Chatham in 1960. She was the manager at the Chatham Laundry for many years. Gladys is predeceased by her husband George Robertson. She is survived by her son Keith, daughter-in-law Dayna and grandsons Ian and Kyle of Glocester, R.I. along with many nieces and nephews.           Burial will be private. For online c...

Joan Stello

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                  CHATHAM – Joan Stello, a lifelong resident of Chatham, died peacefully on March 20, 2019 at Liberty Commons.                 Joan was born on June 7, 1926 to the late Kenneth Kendrick and Dorothy Eldridge Kendrick.  She was the twin sister of the late Jean Stello and the mother of the late Donna Metters.                 Joan graduated from Chatham High School, class of 1945.  She worked...

Randall Izikewicz

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On Thursday, February 28, 2019, Randall Izikewicz, of Chatham, devoted husband and father passed away at the age of 71.                  Randy was born on December 28, 1947 in Manchester, Conn. To parents Walter and Anna (Banavige) Izikewicz.  He was a Master Mechanic and 35 year retiree of the IBEW Local 42.  He married the love of his life, partner in crime and best friend Judi on September 7, 1991.  She was...

John Marchant Gallacher

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John Marchant Gallacher passed away peacefully at his home in Chatham on April 11th.  Born on February 19, 1927, he grew up in Philadelphia, then moved with his young family to Levittown, Pa. and then Waldwick, N.J., before finally retiring to Chatham.  John is survived by Virginia Gallacher, his loving wife of 46 years, and his children Steven Gallacher and wife Sandi, Richard Tucker and wife Laura, Andrew Tucke...