Obituaries

Frank A. Messina Jr., 58

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Frank A. Messina Jr. died on March 3, 2021 as a result of an accident at his home. Frank is survived by his beloved wife Lauralee Messina of Port Washington, N.Y., his parents Frank A. Messina Sr. and Joan-Ellen Messina of Chatham, his brother and sister-in-law Joseph P. Messina and Jessica Tyler of Duxbury, his mother-in-law Elizabeth Guy and sister-in-law Cindy Nadal of Winston-Salem, N.C., brothers-in-law Ray ...

Lynn Elizabeth Calhoun

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Lynn Elizabeth Calhoun passed away on March 7th, 2021 at the age of 64, surrounded by family in Philadelphia, Pa., after a two-year battle with cervical cancer.  Lynn shared a summer home in Chatham with her husband Douglas Arnold.  They were married for 40 years.  Lynn loved Chatham and often remarked that it was one of the most beautiful places in the world.  She was a long time member of Stage Harbor Yacht Clu...

Joseph Francis Griffin

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Joseph Francis Griffin, of Falmouth, passed away peacefully, on February 16, 2021, with beloved family and friends at his side. Joe fought a brave battle against Parkinson’s and cardiac diseases for many years. His last hours were spent enjoying time with family and friends.  Joe was born on July 28, 1941 in Washington, D.C. to Commander John Barry Griffin and Catherine (Connolly) Griffin. Joe grew up in Woburn, ...

Martha Hicky Fogelman

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Martha Hicky Fogelman was born in Memphis, Tennessee on May 19, 1939 to Mr. and Mrs. James Hicky of Forrest City, Arkansas. She passed away on March 1, 2021 after a lengthy illness. She was 81 years old.  Martha spent her childhood years in Forrest City on the family property known as Fleurland, a rolling property with a vast peach orchard. Martha graduated from Forrest City High School and first matriculated to ...

Isabel M. LaPorte-Lamberg, 94

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Isabel M. LaPorte-Lamberg, 94, of Chatham, died peacefully at her home on Friday, February 26, 2021, after a brief illness. Isabel was born in the Bronx, N.Y. on April 22, 1926.  Daughter of the late Irene & George Stone, wife of the late Ingolf Lamberg. Educated in NYC public schools at Walton High School, graduated from Hunter College, NYC. Spent her summers in Chatham. Moved to Brewster in 1946. Taught 3 &...

Walter F. Schultz

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HARWICH – On February 24, 2021, Walter F. Schultz passed away at the age of 88. Walter was born in 1932 and raised on his family farm in Newington, Conn.  Walter married his high school sweetheart Alison (Stevens) in 1951 and together they moved around the country raising four children, making many long-lasting friendships, and eventually settling on Cape Cod. Walter and Alison left Connecticut in 1957 with child...

Kenneth “Herbie” Pratt, Jr.

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Chatham – Kenneth “Herbie” Pratt, Jr. passed peacefully on February 23, 2021 at the age of 93. Herb was born in Chatham in 1928 and remained there for the rest of his life. He graduated Chatham High School in 1946 and served in the US Army from 1946-1948, stationed in Panama. After the Army, he returned to Chatham, married JoAnn in 1952, built her their first home and began to raise their family. After sharpening...

Theodore Paul Fritsch

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The Rev. Theodore Paul Fritsch of No. Chatham, a United Church of Christ pastor who served parishes from the desert of California to coastal Maine, died peacefully on February 24 at age 91. Ted was the youngest and last surviving of three sons born to Rev. Carl Fritsch and Helen Morrill in Maplewood, Missouri. With his passing, cousin Mathias Fritsch of Friedberg In Hessen becomes the last in an unbroken line of ...

Barbara Ann Daly

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Barbara Ann Daly, 95, passed away on February 10th. She was the daughter of Jesse and Viola Walsh. She was raised in Belmont. She was predeceased by her siblings Jacqueline Kiley and Jesse Walsh Jr, and survived by her brother Whitney Walsh of Florida. She married Thomas Daly, also of Belmont, on June 5, 1948. They were married for 35 years before he died in 1983. After Tom served in World War II, they raised a f...

Dr. Charles Osgood Parker

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Dr. Charles Osgood Parker of Harwich died on February 10, 2021, after living a healthy and productive 101 years. He lived in his home overlooking Long Pond, with his beloved wife of 75 years, Loraine Whiteford Parker.  Charles was born in the Flatbush area of Brooklyn on November 11, 1919, the son of Horatio and Amabel (Rogers) Parker.  He was predeceased by his older sisters, Alice Case and Helen Saunders, and h...

Thomas Joseph Anischik

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Thomas Joseph Anischik, 63, of Tolland, Conn. and Chatham, passed away unexpectedly at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Tom was born on June 26, 1957 and was raised in Chicopee. He was the son of the late Joseph Edward and Lorraine Constance (Gwozdz) Anischik.    Tom received an associate of science degree in turf management from Stockbridge School of Agriculture, a bachelor’s...

John A. Keeler

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John A. Keeler was born in Boston on November 7, 1936. He died in Sandwich at the McCarthy Care Center on February 10, 2021.    He was a resident of Chatham since the 1970s.    John leaves behind his best friend and wife, Catharine Blunt.    Donations in John’s name may be made to the charity of your choice.    Burial will be private.