Obituaries

David B. Watts

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David B. Watts Watts, David B., 87, of Chatham, formerly of Westwood, MA and St. Croix, passed away on October 28, 2021. David was the beloved son of the late G. Gordon and Verna (Grutchfield) Watts as well as the devoted husband of the late Beverly (Lawson) Watts. David grew up in Sharon, MA. He was introduced at a young age to the world of music by his parents, and embraced it throughout his life. He became an ...

Lewis H. Masson

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Lewis H. Masson               On Saturday, October 23, Lewis passed away peacefully at Pleasant Bay nursing home in Brewster while surrounded by his family.                Lewis was born in Cruden Bay, a small fishing village on the northeast coast of Scotland. He emigrated to the US in 1949 with his parents after serving in the RAF in Egypt.               He entered Chatham High School via a po...

Mildred E. Davis

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Mildred E. Davis (Betty), 101 years young, of South Yarmouth passed away on October 13, 2021.             Born October 15, 1919, in Wellesley Hills, daughter of Mildred Derby and James C. Derby, she later lived in West Springfield, graduating from West Springfield High School in 1937. She married Stafford E. Davis on April 17, 1943 in Walla Walla, Wash. She was a resident of Newtonville until 1981. She and Sta...

Robert E. Cruickshank

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Robert E. Cruickshank Human Resources Executive Chatham, MA – Robert E. Cruickshank, age 85, formerly of Dover, MA, died peacefully. Born in Medford, MA, he was the son of the late James and Margaret (Boston) Cruickshank. Mr. Cruickshank attended schools in Needham, MA, graduated from the University of ME with a B.S. degree in 1957, and completed the PMD Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Bu...

Alan Frederick Atkinson

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HARWICH PORT- Alan Frederick Atkinson, age 84, of Harwich Port passed away on October 18, 2021 in Hyannis.  Alan was born in Providence, R.I. to the late Frederick and Melba Atkinson on August 22, 1937.               Alan served as a captain in the US Army Reserve and graduated from the University of Rhode Island, where he was a proud member of the Theta Chi Fraternity.               He began his prof...

Paul Michael (Wallo) Concra

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A great guy has departed this world too soon, having lost his way. Paul was born in Hudson, N.Y., in 1967.  He was the son of Louis and the late Judy (Nooney) Concra. Paul grew up in Delmar and was a graduate of Bethlehem Central HS and Cobleskill College. He spent the majority of his adult life on Cape Cod, working in restaurants and landscaping in Chatham.  Paul had a heart of gold.  He was a beloved son, broth...

Jane Grant Taylor

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Jane Grant Taylor, 75, died on October 13 at her home in Eastham. The cause was cancer. She was born to Cynthia (Hutchinson) and Grosvenor Proctor on June 10, 1946, in Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge. Her ashes will rest a short distance down the road at Mt. Auburn Cemetery.   Janie grew up in Clinton, New York, and attended Abbot Academy, Colby Jr. College, and Katharine Gibbs School.  She worked at a variety of ...

Kenneth L. Campbell

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Kenneth L. Campbell died after a short illness in Naples, Fla., on April 8, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.   He was born on October 7, 1938, in New York, N.Y. to James and Gladys Campbell.   He graduated from Morristown Preparatory School in Morristown, N.J. and later graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.  Following college, he enlisted in the Army and was based at Fort Devens. Later he became...

Timothy J. Nealy

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Timothy J. Nealy 10/8/1965 – 10/18/2021 Tim left this world much as he lived in it, quietly and peacefully, on October 18, 2021, 10 days after his 56th birthday, from lung cancer. Born in Brewster, N.Y. Tim moved to Harwich with his family at the age of 11. He attended Harwich schools and graduated a proud Rough Rider in 1983.  A natural born mechanic, Tim began his career working for Countryside Landscaping and ...

Major James H. Eldridge Jr. USAF, Retired

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Major James H. Eldridge Jr. USAF, Retired James, a native of Chatham and 11th generation descendent of William Nickerson, founder of Chatham, died on September 21, 2021 at the age of 88, in Florida after a lengthy illness.  He was the son of the late James H. Eldridge and Ella T. (Nickerson) Eldridge of Chatham.     Jim attended Chatham High School, class of 1950 and Wentworth Institute.  His dream was to be a pi...

H. Stephanie Burton

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                WELLFLEET – H. Stephanie Burton, of Wellfleet, MA died on October 4 th , at home in her sleep.  She was born on February 3, 1972 in Fall River, MA.  She was the daughter of Gustav (Peter) and Connie Burton.  She lived in South Harwich as a child and attended the Harwich schools.  Stephanie was employed by Mid Cape Home Center in Wellfleet. Besides her parents, Stephanie is survived b...

Lee Montgomery Allen

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Lee Montgomery Allen, 95, of South Yarmouth, and formerly of Chatham, Massachusetts, passed away on July 6, 2021, due to complications from a recent medical condition. Lee was born on October 25, 1925 in Newark, New Jersey, the son of James M. and Wilhelmina Zuberano Allen.  He spent his childhood in Oyster Bay, New York, where he excelled in sports.  He had many fond memories of growing up in simpler times.  Dur...