Obituaries

Joan Flash Davis

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Joan Flash Davis, 93, of Harwich Port died at Cape Cod Hospital on March 28, 2022.               Born May 22, 1928 in Winchester to parents James Pine and Ysabel Cooper Pine, she spent her early years at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut piloting a small sailing dinghy and delighting in double and triple feature movies. She graduated from Connecticut College in 1950. In 1952, at about the t...

Jeffrey Bruce Bunce

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Jeffrey Bruce Bunce, 71­—father, husband, companion, firefighter-paramedic, Deadhead. Jeff grew up in Berlin, Conn. with his parents Graeme H. Bunce and Beverly Durity Bunce, his brother James Bunce and his sister Rebecca Bunce Connell. The 1970s irrevocably shaped Jeff, like so many twenty somethings growing up in that decade. He loved listening to the Grateful Dead, hanging out with his German shepherd-wolf, Da...

Mary Anne Lyons Kessler

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God has called Mary Anne Lyons Kessler of Chatham to heaven on May 16, 2022 at the age of 77. She is survived by her loving husband Charles (Chuck) Edward Kessler of Chatham, son’s Damien, Chris, Andrew, Jeremy and wife Dorie of Connecticut. She has two surviving sisters Eileen McSweeny and Noreen Flugger of Chatham. She also has 6 grandchildren (Corrine, Avery, Ryan, Ashley, Rose and Violet) who fondly call her ...

Bruce Alan Peters

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Bruce Alan Peters Age 66 Bruce A. Peters, 66, of Eastham passed away unexpectedly on March 31, 2022 while on vacation in Costa Rica.   Bruce was born in Hyannis on September 23, 1955, at Cape Cod Hospital.  He graduated from Nauset Regional High School in 1973. Bruce is survived by his loving children Aimee Whiteley (Ben) of Centerville, Taylor Peters (Kristin) of Orleans, Jeff Orcutt (Keri) and Chris Orcutt (Hea...

Robert Noel French

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Robert Noel French, 95, a man of simple needs, left for home April 26, 2022.  Along the way he spent his youth in Newington, Conn. with Mom, Dad, Brother Dick and Sister Marge, who went home long before his leaving.  Bob smiled when telling stories of his early years, such as driving a team of horses to Hartford.  Following in his brother’s footsteps to the University of Connecticut, he fondly reminisced of his c...

Evelyn Ann Sneeden

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Evelyn Ann Sneeden (née Fromberger) Born Garfield, N.J. December 1, 1927, died Hyannis April 20, 2022.   Evelyn Sneeden was the only child of George and Pauline Fromberger.  Growing up in a close-knit second-generation community of Czech, German, and Polish immigrants in Garfield, New Jersey where her father owned and ran an automotive service station, she became a passionate tap dancer, continued her education u...

William D. Mullens

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Mullens, William D. (Bill), passed away quietly at the home of his daughter, Karen Mills, on March 28, 2022. He was the widower of Marion (Tobin) Mullens. He is survived by his family, Karen (Mullens) and Danny Mills of Harwich, Sioux (Mullens) and Rick Waks of Acton, and his loving grandchildren: Philip Mills, Caitlin Mills, Michael and Kristyn Mills, Adam Waks, Jesse Waks and also his  sister-in law, Ruth (Tobi...

Gerald A. Belliveau

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EASTHAM - Gerry Belliveau, a true Gentleman, died on April 27, 2022, of cancer, at his home in Eastham. He was born on October 9th, 1942, to Amadee and Rose Belliveau. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by twin sister, Joan Kendrick, and brothers Phil and Dave Belliveau.      Gerry was a life-long Cape Codder. He began working at Puritan Clothing in Chatham at age 17 stocking shelves, but soon rose to...

Donald G. Schall

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Donald G. Schall April 3, 1944 - November 28, 2021 Donald was a past director of the CCMNH and spent most of his professional life committed to the preservation of rare and endangered species on Cape Cod and the Islands. He was involved with both the Orleans and Brewster Conservation Commissions, was the President of Botanical Club of Cape Cod and the Islands, and also worked at the Herbarium at the Woods Hole Oc...

Otis Russell

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Celebration Of Life A celebration of Otis Russell’s life will be held at the Wequassett Inn and Resort on Monday, May 30 from noon to 3 p.m.  All are invited.   In the meantime, friends are invited to contemplate this purely “Otis” musing that he left behind. Natural Selection by Otis Russell I live on Cape Cod in the midst of the natural world; it is my everyday companion, my constant. Oceans, bays, beaches,...

Fred Jensen

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Fred Jensen died on Saturday January 29th, 2022, at his home in Linden Ponds in Hingham. He was 89. Fred lived a life filled with family, friends, and wonderful adventures. He will be remembered for his warm welcoming compassion for others.  The son of Norwegian immigrants, Olaf and Sigrid Anderson Jensen, he was born in Manhattan, N.Y. on July 17, 1932, as Fred Olav Helmer Jensen. He was a graduate of Brooklyn T...

Frederick R. Lofgren

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Frederick Raymond Lofgren Jr., a resident of Harwich and, formerly, Lyndeborough, N.H., passed away on April 24, 2022 at 77 years old. Fred was born April 20, 1945 in Springfield to Frederick Raymond Lofgren and Betty-Jean Lofgren. He graduated from Wellesley High School, earned a B.A. from Amherst College in 1967, and served in the U.S. Army from 1968 – 1970 during the Vietnam War. Following his service, Fred be...