Obituaries

Madeline Silvester

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Madeline Silvester   April 27, 1940–June 6, 2021 Madeline Silvester went to be with the Lord on June 6, 2021, surrounded by loved ones. She was born April 27, 1940 in New York City, daughter of the late Frank and Marie Lofaro. She was a graduate of Saint Lawrence Academy and received a degree in education from Hunter College. She married Ralph Silvester on July 6, 1968, and lived in Simsbury, CT, where they raise...

Phyllis B. Mandel

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Phyllis B. Mandel May 19, 1946 – May 20, 2021 Phyllis Blanche Mandel, a pioneering executive in book publishing operations, passed away on May 20, 2021 in Cape Cod, MA. She was 75 years old. Phyllis’s 40-year career began in New York City at Select Magazines in 1966, where she served as an order processing department of one. She went on to lead distribution and fulfillment at Bantam Books, Bantam Doubleday Dell, ...

Lorraine A. (Dion) Carlson

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Lorraine A. (Dion) Carlson of North Chatham died peacefully at the age of 88 on May 22, 2021 surrounded by family. She was born to George and Claudia (Rivard) Dion in Worcester where she met and married Russell H. Carlson in 1952.  Lorraine and Russell raised their 14 children in Oxford before moving to Hyannis in 1985.    Lorraine is preceded in death by her husband Russell, her brother George (Sonny) Dion and h...

Sandy Rose Schaefer-Ung

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Sandy Rose Schaefer-Ung Sandy Rose Schaefer-Ung (May 16, 1942-May 16, 2021) of Orleans passed away peacefully after a long illness. She was well cared for by the staffs of Cape Cod Hospital and Pleasant Bay Nursing and Rehabilitation.    Sandy was the daughter of George and Nina Schaefer.  Sandy’s mother was a distinguished nurse in Roslindale. Annually Sandy presented the Nina Schaefer award that was created in ...

Robert Fred Fogelman

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Robert Fred Fogelman was born in Memphis, Tennessee on January 10, 1936 to Mr. and Mrs. Morris S. Fogelman. He passed away on May 30, 2021. He was happily married to Martha Hicky Fogelman for 56 years until her passing on March 1, 2021. Bobby graduated from Central High School where he ran cross country and track. In the fall of 1953, he matriculated to the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University...

Gardner E. ‘Ted’ Prouty III

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Gardner E. ‘Ted’ Prouty III August 6, 1941 - May 20, 2021 After a heroic battle with cancer, Ted died 5/20/2021.  He is survived by his wife Lee Ziegler-Prouty, his beloved daughters Pamela J. Talley and Lisa H. Prouty of Fredericksburg, VA. and his grandson Justin E. Prouty. He is also survived by several cousins.  He was known for his great low key sense of humor and his kindness to all.  In 1990, he bought his...

Paul A. Galop

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Paul A. Galop Chatham – Paul A. Galop, 68 of Chatham passed away at home peacefully on May 28th, 2021 after a short battle with cancer with his family by his side. He was the loving husband and best friend of Laurie Gamble Galop for 43 ½ years. He is survived by his two children, Kate Galop of Westport, and Peter Galop and his wife Kristin Brown Galop of Milton.  He was an amazing “Pops” to his three grandchildre...

Joëlle Saint Hilare Phillips

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Joëlle Saint Hilare Phillips of West Harwich and wife of Paul Phillips for 46 years, passed on April 17, 2021. Joëlle was born March 30, 1933 in La Creuse, France. She moved to the United States in 1955 where she remained for the rest of her life. Joëlle lived and travelled the country extensively, creating lifetime relationships along the way. California, New Mexico, Vermont and Cape Cod were especially dear to ...

Winifred Riggs Portenoy

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Winifred Riggs Portenoy passed away peacefully at her home in Chatham on May 17th, the 75th anniversary of her marriage to the late Norman Portenoy.  She led a long and fulfilling life as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, noted philanthropist and foundation chairman, and influential member of many arts and civic boards on Cape Cod and in Washington, D.C., her home for five decades.      Winnie, as s...

Elizabeth Ann Lord

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Elizabeth Ann Lord passed away peacefully in her sleep January 18, 2020 in Calca, Cusco Peru. Born in Lowell in 1949, Beth was the daughter of the late Robert Lord and Marion (Reed) Lord.  She is survived by her sister Nancy, brother Rob and his wife and children, brother Douglas, and many relatives and friends around the world.  She attended Chelmsford High School and Skidmore College where she studied Elementar...

Jo Walsh Lane

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Jo Walsh Lane, 89, a resident of The Cottage at Cypress Cove, Ft. Myers, Fla., formerly of Sanibel Island, Fla. and Sagamore Beach, died peacefully on May 12, 2021. She was born on April 13, 1932 in Wilkes County, N.C., the fourth of seven children, to the late Robert Lee Walsh, Sr. and Estelle Jones Walsh.    Jo was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Robert Lowell Lane, and her sisters, Corrine W. (Connie) ...

Linnea Hammersten Gordon

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Linnea Hammersten Gordon Linnea H. Gordon passed away peacefully in Chatham on May 14, 2021. She was the wife of the late Robert Lee Gordon, who predeceased her in April 2009. They were married 31 years. She was born on June 21, 1945, to Dr. Vincent Nils Hammersten and Shirley Durr Hammersten. She was raised in Newton Highlands and Wellesley. After graduation from the Dana Hall School in Wellesley, she attended C...