Obituaries

Frederick Leland Rhodes

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Frederick Leland Rhodes, 82, of Chatham, died peacefully on September 18. He was born May 18, 1939, to Leland and Thea Rhodes in Summit, N.J. He was raised in Short Hills, N.J. where he lived for the next sixty-eight years. He is survived by his wife, Laura Sibley Rhodes, and his daughter and son-in-law, Thea and Patrick Dolan of West Barnstable. He was preceded in death by his son, Leland Chandler Rhodes in 1990...

Nancy ‘Smiling Dove’ Elizabeth Eldredge

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Nancy “Smiling Dove” Elizabeth Eldredge passed early morning July 14th at Cape Cod Hospital with her children around her, at age 81. A true Cape Codder, she was born August 7th, 1939 at Cape Cod (cottage) Hospital and raised in Chatham.  She lived in Brewster in her last years. Daughter of Everett “Gunny” R. Eldredge Jr. and Esther Catherine (Muldowney) Eldredge, she was the eldest of four children, and proud to ...

Raymond A. Parker

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Raymond A. “Ray” Parker, 94, of Hernando, Fla. and W. Chatham, passed away September 14, 2021 at his home. Ray bravely served his country as a member of the United States Army during WWII. Graveside services for Ray will be conducted on Monday, October 11, 2021at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla.  Full military honors will be rendered. Arrangements are under the direction of the Chas. E. Davis Funer...

Mary K. Hartley

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A celebration of KK’s life will be held at the Village Green in Orleans, next to Snow Library ~ she loved the library ~ on Saturday, Oct. 2 between 1 and 3 PM. If the weather is non-compliant we will try for the following day, Sunday, at the same time. Please bring stories, poems, memories, what have you. Masks preferred, but not required.

Judith Blainey Llewellyn

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Judith Blainey Llewellyn, 75, passed away at her home on September 1, 2021. She was born to the late Emma “Kay” and James Blainey, December 8, 1945, in New York City.  She attended Hathaway Brown School in Cleveland, Ohio, and graduated from Chatham High School.  She received a BA in English from Wellesley College. Upon graduating from Wellesley, she worked at Fidelity Investments where she gained experience in t...

Robin Davis Wilkins

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Robin Davis Wilkins, 80, of Harwich Port, passed away on September 5th at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis.  With degrees from Parsons College, Columbia University and McCary University, Robin devoted his life to education and service to others. Robin is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joan Anderson Wilkins, two sons, Andy Jones-Wilkins and Luke Wilkins, and five grandsons, Carson Jones-Wilkins, Logan Jones-Wilkins...

David Carleton Grant

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David Carleton Grant born April 10, 1942 in Portland, Maine and raised in Yarmouth, Maine, passed away August 9, 2021.  David is the only child of Ruth and Carleton Grant of Yarmouth, Maine and graduated from Deering High School. An illness within the family required the family to relocate to Cape Cod.  David served briefly on the Harwich Fire Department before taking a position with the Chatham Police Department...

David Charles Van Sickle

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David Charles Van Sickle June 11, 1930 – September 2, 2021 David Charles Van Sickle, beloved husband of Harriet (Happy) Campbell Van Sickle, died peacefully at home in Chatham on September 2, 2021 with Happy by his side. In addition to Happy, he leaves behind his four children, Judy Johnson, Susan Castle (Tom), Lisa Lentz (Don Wiley), Randy Van Sickle (Maggie); stepchildren David Halligan, Brad Williams (Kaye), B...

Douglas Barnes Rhodes

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Douglas Barnes Rhodes, born on April 12, 1934 in Englewood N.J., passed away at home in Chatham on August 19, gazing out over Stage Harbor. He leaves behind his loving wife of 63 years, Nancy, and his three children Timothy (Karyn), Benjamin (Christine) and Susanna (Curt) Beckwith. He is also mourned by his gaggle of grandchildren: Brittany, Katie and Emily, Samantha and Holden, and Isabelle, Lila and Posey — and...

Mark Safferstone

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On August 31, 2021, Mark Safferstone went to be with the Lord.  He was born on September 3, 1948 and was preceded in death by his parents Irving and Sylvia (Graber).  He was born in Brooklyn, NY, raised in Niagara Falls, NY and relocated to Miami, FL in 1965 to finish high school and attend college.  While raised as a Torah-based Jew by his parents, in 1992 Mark accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior and th...

Jane Meincke

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Jane Meincke, 97, of Chatham, passed away peacefully on the 16th of July, 2021. A memorial service will be held at St Christophers Episcopal Church, Main St. Chatham on Friday, Sept. 10, at 11 AM. Burial will be held privately. Donations in Jane’s memory may be made to The Cape Symphony, 1060 Falmouth Rd. Suite A, Hyannis Ma. 02601 Notes of comfort may be made to Jane’s family at  www.chapmanfuneral.com ...

Frank J. Hoenemeyer

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Frank J. Hoenemeyer November 1, 1919 – August 25, 2021 Frank J. Hoenemeyer, age 101, departed this life on August 25, 2021. He now joins his beloved wife of 70 years, Lucille. Lucille and Frank were each the love of their lives. They met on Veterans Day 1937, and were married five years later. They raised their two sons and two daughters in Madison, N.J. and summered on Cape Cod. Lucille and Frank travelled exten...