Obituaries

Phyllis L (Bergstrom) Hutchins

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Phyllis L (Bergstrom) Hutchins Of Southbridge, a former long-time resident of Needham, passed on Tuesday May 5 th 2020.  She was preceded by her beloved husband of 58 years, Robert H Hutchins, in 2008 and leaves her four children, Susan H. Detwiler and companion John Jacobs of Southbridge, Jeffrey D. Hutchins and his wife Karen of Medfield, Paul D. Hutchins and his wife Sheila of Brockton and Charles D. Hutch...

Thomas C. Halliday, III, M.D

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Thomas C. Halliday, III, M.D. of Chatham passed away peacefully on May 11, 2020 at Cape Cod Hospital from complications due to COVID-19.  Dr. Halliday was born November 23, 1933 in Bronx, New York to Margaret A. and Thomas C. Halliday, Jr.  He graduated from Evander Childs High School at 16 years old in 1950 and was a 1954 graduate of Bates College, majoring in biology and running for the track team. He went on t...

Walter Tolley Jr.

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Walter Tolley Jr.             Walter Tolley Jr. passed away peacefully at his home on May 7th. He was 93 years old and above all he loved three things: his family, fishing, and telling stories about his family and fishing! Walt was predeceased by his wife of 70 years Yvonne K. Tolley and his grandson, Matthew Tolley. He leaves behind his children:  Bob, and spouse Deena of Yarmouth Port, Ken, and spouse Karen ...

Margaret S. Carson

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Margaret S. Carson, of East Orleans died peacefully in her sleep on May 11, 2020 at The Terraces in Orleans. Peggy was 88.             Margaret Joan Stroker was born in Detroit, Mich. in 1931, the oldest daughter of John P. and Margaret (Magas) Stroker. She was valedictorian of the first high school class to graduate from St. Cyril’s High School in 1949. From there, she attended Providence Hospital School of N...

Ambrose (Birt) Birtwell, Jr.

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Ambrose (Birt) Birtwell, Jr. Born in Accrington, Lancashire, England on September 24, 1922 to Ambrose Birtwell, Sr. and Sarah Longden Birtwell. He is survived by his wife of 75 years, Louise Holman Birtwell, Hingham. Daughter Jean Williams (Roger), Chatham and sons Ken Birtwell, Harwich and Allan Birtwell (Veronica), Standish, Maine. Sister, Dorothy O’Brien, Bradenton, Fla. Seven grandchildren, fourteen great gr...

Mary Theresa Grant

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                WALLINGFORD – Mary Theresa Grant, 93, passed away on April 27, 2020, at Regency House Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold O. Grant.                   Mary was born in Wallingford, Conn. on May 4, 1926, the third child of seven to the late Stephen and Mary Yencsik Mushinsky.                   Mary, or "Flo", as she was fondly known by family a...

Edward J. Millar

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Edward J. Millar passed away peacefully at Cape Cod Hospital on April 27, 2020 at the age of 88.               Edward was born in 1931 in Winthrop to the late Athol and Emily (Person) of Revere.  He graduated from Revere High School and worked at Forbes Lithograph for several years and married the love of his life, Susan in 1958.   He then worked at Kelly’s Roast Beef in Revere Beach where he was a fixture ...

Jeffrey S. Driscoll

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Jeffrey S. Driscoll, 63, passed away peacefully at home in East Harwich in the company of his loving wife Kathryn (Ronski) Driscoll and daughter Stacey Driscoll, after a long battle with ALS.                 Jeffrey was born in New London, Conn., on March 2, 1957, to the late Marie (Burvett) and Ronald Driscoll. He was a graduate of East Lyme High School in East Lyme, Conn.                 In 1994 he moved ...

Carol Anne McNeil

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Carol Anne McNeil   WEST HARWICH - Carol Anne (Paine) McNeil passed away peacefully on April 22nd at the Pleasant Bay Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Brewster from complications of MS and Alzheimer’s disease. Carol was born in Boston on July 16th, 1940. She is survived by her beloved husband of 35 years, Joe, as well as her two daughters, Debra (Debbie) Powers & fiancé James Akers, Elizabeth, Colo., Lisa...

Norman Leslie Jenkins

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Norman Leslie Jenkins Norman Leslie Jenkins, 91, of Hingham, passed away much too soon on April 22, 2020 after a short battle with COVID-19. Born in Taunton on March 13, 1929, he was preceded in death by his parents, Eleanor Hall and Russell Eustis Jenkins, and by elder brothers Russell, Edward, and Howard. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Drusilla Fox, as well as daughters Kimberly Sterling (Dav...

Gertrude Elizabeth Howard Cronin (July 29, 1945 – April 2, 2020) Richard Terrence Cronin (August 30, 1941 – April 18, 2020) West Harwich - Trudi Cronin, 74, of West Harwich, born Gertrude Elizabeth Howard on July 29, 1945, died after a courageous fight from lymphoma on April 2, 2020. She was at home and surrounded by her adoring family, including husband Terry Cronin. Terry, 78, died two weeks later on Ap...

Joseph P. Buckley, Jr.

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Joseph Patrick Buckley, Jr., 93, of West Chatham passed away peacefully during an afternoon nap on Monday, April 13th at the CareOne nursing home in Newton, Massachusetts, where he had been staying since February.  Ten days earlier, he had tested positive for coronavirus, but he had not been exhibiting any symptoms from it.     Joe was born October 12, 1926 on Bearse’s Byway ...