Obituaries

David Lane Ruggles

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David Lane Ruggles               Dave, age 62 of Harwich, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2020.  Dave is survived by his Mom, Edie Ruggles of Harwich. He also leaves his sister, Pam Domos, brother- in -law John Domos and his nieces and nephew, Carly, Heidi and Jake Domos. Dave was predeceased by his Dad, Robert Lane Ruggles.               Dave taught those closest to him how to live life without ...

Susan McMullen Beck

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Susan McMullen Beck, 77, of Williamsburg, Va., left our world on January 1, 2020, with her husband and sons by her side.  Susan was born September 1, 1942, in Wellesley.  She is preceded in death by her parents, E.R. McMullen and Elizabeth (“Libby”) (Smith) McMullen, as well as her dear younger sister, Elizabeth (“Bess”) Richardson.                  She is survived by Donald Beck, her husband of 54 years; her ...

William J. Schwalm

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Schwalm, William J., age 81, of Natick, formerly of North Chatham, died peacefully on December 29, 2019, following a long illness.             Born in Flushing, N.Y. on August 7, 1938, he was the son of the late Walter and Katherine (Cunningham) Schwalm.  He is survived by his wife, Karen (Kuhl) Schwalm of Natick, formerly of North Chatham.  Devoted father of Greg Schwalm and family of Avon, Conn., Paul Schwal...

Anne Lowe Hall Davis McMahon

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Anne Lowe Hall Davis McMahon               Anne Hall McMahon, known by her friends as ‘Moanie,’ died peacefully in her sleep at home on December 7 th at the age of 96.  She was born in Grand Rapids, Mich. on January 23, 1923, the fifth of the six children of Marcus Brown Hall and Edith Chase Hall.  The family spent summers on Cape Cod, where she met David Meacham Davis, her husband of 55 years and father o...

Paul T. Katsiroubas

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            Katsiroubas, Paul T., of Jamaica Plain and Chatham, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020 at the age of 63. He is survived by his best friend and love of his life, Anne (Starkey) Katsiroubas. He was a devoted father to his son Christopher and wife Candace, and daughters Paula and Caroline. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, and extended family. Paul was preceded in death by his parents Theodore...

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...