Obituaries

Anne Kelleher

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Anne Kelleher died peacefully on March 2nd in Waltham at the age of 84.                         Anne was born August 15,1935 in Washington, D.C. to Louise and James Willey. She graduated from Catholic University where she met the love of her life, Patrick B. Kelleher. Anne and Patrick married in 1959 and were married for 54 years, until Patrick’s passing in 2014. Anne Kelleher is survived by her 5 children,...

Elizabeth Cowles Armour

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    Elizabeth ( Bessie) Armour died peacefully on February 7, 2020. She was born in Paris, France on February 10,1923 to Alice and Knight Cowles. She grew up in Chicago and Lake Forest, Ill., graduated from The Ethel Walker School and attended Sarah Lawrence College.  In 1944 she married Lester Armour Jr.  and after he served in the Air Force in WWII they moved to Arizona and had cattle ranches in Dragoon and Son...

Judith Brewster Johnson

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    Judith Brewster Johnson, publicist, videographer, author and bonne vivante, of North Chatham, passed away on Sunday, January 27th 2020, in Chestnut Hill, in the presence of her brother and sister in law, after a weekend of deep thought and conversation.      Born in Nyack, N.Y., she was the only child for her first 11 years of Ted and Lois Johnson, growing up in a quiet community then more rural, than New Y...

George Franklin Small

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Harwich - George Franklin Small, 88, passed away peacefully on Sunday February 16, 2020.  George was a lifelong resident of South Harwich where as a teenager he met his future wife of 62 years, Mary Belle Barker. He grew up in the historic Rufus H. Small home c. 1870 at 928 Route 28 where he was cared for by his beloved Nana. He left only briefly as a young boy and teenager traveling by train to be with his mothe...

Alison H. Harper

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Originally from Williamstown, long term resident of New York City and Chatham, Alison H. Harper, 83, passed away peacefully on January 28, 2020 at The Home of the Good Shepherd in Wilton, New York.     A graduate of the Northfield School for Girls, now known as the Northfield Mt. Hermon School, and an alumna of Vassar College, class of 1958, Alison was a drama major and lifelong theater enthusiast who enjoyed a ...

Betty McDowell Clements

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Betty McDowell Clements of Greenwich, Connecticut, and Chatham, Massachusetts passed away peacefully in her sleep in the early morning hours of January 15, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with issues related to Parkinson’s disease. She was 84.   Born on Christmas Day, 1935 in New York City, Betty grew up on Staten Island, graduating Staten Island Academy and continuing on to her college career at Go...

Anne (Hodges) Foster

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Anne (Hodges) Foster of North Chatham, Mass., formerly of Wenham, Mass. died on February 8 th , 2020. She was the daughter of Frances (Richards) Hodges and Graham Brooke Hodges of Washington DC. Anne was predeceased by her husband, David Woodbury Foster, and her half-brother, Lt. US Army, Charles C. Pike.   As the stepdaughter of Capt., US Navy, C.H Pike, she moved many times between Washington DC, Panama, ...

Helen A. Kendrick

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CHATHAM Helen A Kendrick, 91, passed away peacefully during her afternoon nap Sunday, February 9, 2020.  She was born in North Truro to William & Rachel Forrest.  Her father (Bill) was a Life Saver there and the family lived beside Highland Light.  Before her high school years the family moved to Chatham.  Helen graduated from Chatham High School and was the top student of her class all four years.  After ...

Patricia E. Barry

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Patricia E. Barry, 71, of Chatham died on February 9th after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.             Pat is survived by her husband Michael J. Barry, and their two children, Christine Terry and her husband Roger, of Lakeville and Peter Barry and his wife Jennifer, of Marlborough.             Pat is also survived by her sisters-in-law Anne Pleines of Enfield, Conn., Christine Barry of Rumford, R....

Jeanette Julia Robinson Hotchkiss

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Jeanette Hotchkiss died on Sunday, January 26, 2020, at Pleasant Bay Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Brewster, Massachusetts. She was 100 years old.           Jeanette was born on September 18, 1919, in Phoenix, N.Y., the youngest of eight children born to Daniel Webster Robinson and Ella Louise (Moore) Robinson. Soon afterward, the family moved to Syracuse, where her parents opened a popular bakery. W...

Dorothy Krantz

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            Dorothy Krantz (Dotty, Dot) of North Chatham passed on Feb 5th peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family.             Born in 1930 in NYC and oldest daughter of Alex and Phyllis De Paul. Dotty was known around town as a volunteer at Harwich United Methodist Thrift Shop and spent many years putting smiles on faces at local Supermarket's handing out samples. She was loved by her family m...

CONSTANCE ALLEY FRENCH

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Born March 5, 1916 – died January 8, 2020 Died in her Woodbury, Vermont home surrounded by those she loved.  She was born in Beverly in 1916 to Esther Stickney and Walter Leland Alley. She graduated from Beverly High School, Colby Sawyer College and Scott Carbee School of Art and became a commercial artist. She was married to the late Benjamin Brickett Priest, the late Edward L. Richardson and the lat...