Obituaries

Walter J. Pollack

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Walter J. Pollack, 72 Walter J. Pollack “Mr. P” passed away on December 11, 2019 at the age of 72 after a long battle with cancer with his wife Jacqueline, son Scott and daughter-in-law Jessica by his side. Walter was born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y. After being drafted during the Vietnam War, he began a career as a correctional officer on Riker’s Island where he retired after 21 years as a Captain. He was an...

Marilyn Pritchard Lamb

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Marilyn Pritchard Lamb Marilyn Pritchard Lamb, 92, of Pelham Manor, N.Y. and Harwich, passed away peacefully at Harbor Point on Cape Cod, on November 25, 2019. She was born to Olive Saling and Edward Ross Pritchard in Prospect Park, N.J. After her mother’s death in 1933, she and her sister Olive were raised in the Bronx, where she graduated from Mt. St. Ursula High School. She completed her education with secre...

Edward David Hilbert

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Edward David Hilbert Solon, Maine —Edward David Hilbert, 87, passed away December 11, 2019 at his home in Solon, Maine surrounded by his family. He was born January 13, 1932 in Norwood, the son of Arthur G. and Miriam K. (Kempton) Hilbert. He attended schools in Chatham, entered the Air Force and earned his GED. He was a veteran who continued to proudly serve his country in the Air Force until his honorable dis...

Robert P. Anderson

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Robert P. Anderson Robert P. Anderson, 70, of Berlin, N.H. passed away on Saturday December 7, 2019 at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin after a long illness. He was born in Lowell on December 18, 1948 the son of Earl and Beulah (Rogers) Anderson and was raised and educated in Massachusetts. He came to Berlin 12 years ago. Prior to his retirement, he had been employed as a cosmetologist and lastly as a ...

Ronald “Pee Wee” Ray Baker

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Ronald “Pee Wee” Ray Baker Ronald “Pee Wee” Ray Baker, 68, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on December 6, 2019.  Celebration of Life: 11:00 AM, Saturday, December 14, 2019, Wiley Funeral Home Chapel, Granbury.  A celebration of life will be held in Vermont in the summer.        Pee Wee was born on January 13, 1951 to Pete and Minnie Lee Baker in Weatherford, Texas. He grew up in Brock, ...

John Thomas Fox

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John Thomas Fox John Thomas Fox, age 96, died peacefully on Tuesday Nov. 26, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Veronica (Gavin) Fox for 69 years; loving father of Joellen (Fox) Serkes, John Stephen Fox and he was predeceased by his son Thomas Edward Fox. He was a loving grandfather and great grandfather. In addition to his parents Francis Henry and Catherine Fox, he was predeceased by his sisters Margaret Rei...

Barbara Smith Andersen

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Barbara Smith Andersen Barbara Smith Andersen passed away peacefully at 91 on October 27, 2019 in Denver, Colorado.  Barbara was born in Braintree and graduated from Thayer Academy in Braintree and Linden Hall School in Lititz, Pa. Barbara raised her family in Lebanon, Pa. and later moved to West Harwich where she lived for many years owning and operating the Salt Meadow Motel.   After marrying her beloved Johan...

Richard Kean Clifford

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Richard Kean Clifford, 76 Richard Kean Clifford, 76, of Chatham, formerly of Simsbury, Conn., passed away at his home on December 6, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was born February 19, 1943 and spent his childhood growing up in Bantam, Conn.  Richard graduated from Torrington High School, Torrington, Conn., in 1961.  He went on to graduate from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, with a degree in E...

Francis J. “Bosco” Kelly Jr.

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Francis J. “Bosco” Kelly Jr. of Chatham passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and children on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019.  He was 76 years old. Francis was born to Francis J. Kelly Sr. and Bernadette Kelly on November 9, 1943 in Brooklyn, New York.  He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Ann “Candy” Kelly; his five children, Charlene Kelly, Francis Kelly, Noreen Kelly, Prudence Kelly and Michael Ke...

Elizabeth Ann Spencer

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Elizabeth Ann Spencer peacefully passed away at the age of 81 on Friday, November 29, 2019. Predeceased by her loving husband and soulmate, Alan H. Spencer with whom she shared 39 years of marriage. Daughter of the late James V. Rowley and Marie Rowley (Erickson). Elizabeth devoted her life to her 7 children. Tammy Adams of Colo., Beth Meyer and her husband Paul of Ill., Alan H. Spencer Jr. and his wife Judy of...

Nathaniel Thayer Mason

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Nathaniel Thayer Mason recently passed away on November 21, 2019 in London, England.  Nat, born June 21, 1947 and raised in Hartford, Conn., was a lifetime summer resident of Cape Cod.   He was educated at St Marks School, Dartmouth College and the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration where he earned his MBA.   His career was mainly in banking.  After two years of teaching and two years’ service in the US...

ROY C. SMITH, IV

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ROY C. SMITH, IV (1938-2019)     Roy C. Smith, IV passed away in Naples, Fla. after a valiant, year-long battle with cancer on 15 November 2019.  He was 81 years old.   Roy, known as Cam to close friends and family, was born on 13 June 1938 in Norfolk, VA to CAPT Roy C. Smith, USN and Annis Gould Smith, and grew up in Falls Church, Va., attended Severn School and graduated from the United States...