Obituaries

Robert Leighton Forbes

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Robert Leighton Forbes, 90, of Milton passed away on November 28, 2021 in Naples, Florida. Bob (Bo),  son of Vera (Vickers) and C. Leighton Forbes, was born on September 23, 1931.  He grew up in Milton and graduated from Dean Jr. College where he met his first wife, Barbara (Fulton). He served proudly in the United States Navy from 1952-1956.   He graduated from Boston University and was proud to go on to be the ...

Mary Verna Whiteley

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It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Mary Verna Whiteley that occurred on September 16, 2021.  Verna was the daughter of W Vernon and Mary G Whiteley (both deceased) and sister to W Thomas Whiteley.  A funeral Mass will be held at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Chatham on December 21 st  at 10AM with burial to follow at Evergreen Cemetery East Harwich. Family and friends are welcome to attend.  ...

Edward G. Benz

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Edward G. Benz, 88, longtime Orleans resident, died peacefully at home on Monday, December 6, 2021 after a brief illness. Born in Arlington to Edward and Anna (O’Brien) Benz, Ed grew up in Belmont and graduated from Harvard University in 1954.  After graduation, Ed spent two years in the U.S. Army as a medic.  Having spent blissful childhood summers in Eastham where his parents ran the Wentworth Ac...

Georges Francois Charles Marjollet

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Georges F. C. Marjollet of Sudbury, Chatham and Harwich passed away peacefully on December 10, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of 62 years to Janet (Solari) Marjollet. Son of the late Leon Desire Marjollet and Leona Leglize Marjollet. Georges was the loving father of Michele Marjollet Kerry and her husband Paul of Andover, Jean-Philippe Marjollet and his wife Karen of Harwich, Jean-Pierre Ma...

Michael Barrett Watson

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Michael Barrett Watson, 79, a lifelong resident of Wyckoff, N.J. and Chatham, passed away suddenly on Sunday, December 5, 2021.  Born in Paterson, N.J., he was a graduate of Ramapo High School and Fairleigh Dickinson University with graduate studies in finance. Son of Edward L. Watson and Catherine A. Watson, Mike was a devout Catholic and a lifelong member of St. Elizabeth’s Parish in Wyckoff, N.J. He was an act...

Eileen Theresa Moore

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Eileen Theresa Moore, 93, of South Yarmouth peacefully passed away on December 8, 2021. Eileen was born to parents Catherine and Neil MacDonald on 06 February 1928 in Cambridge. She graduated from Arlington High School in 1945, and then went on to study nursing at Mount Auburn Hospital, graduating in 1948 as a Registered Nurse. She worked as an Operating Room Nurse at Mount Auburn Hospital, and then transferred t...

Jean-Paul Aucoin, M.D

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Chatham — The Family of Jean-Paul Aucoin, M.D. 88, sadly announces the passing of our beloved Pepe on December 8, 2021, peacefully at home that he named “La Joie de Vivre,” the Joy of Life. Born on Groundhog Day 1933 to Nazaire and Rosilda Aucoin in Chicopee. He was ever proud of his French Canadian heritage, being educated at the Assumption Catholic Church School speaking French, Assumption Prep, Assumption Univ...

Deborah Carol Hearle

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CHATHAM, MA — Deborah Carol Hearle, 75, peacefully passed away on Thursday, December 9, 2021, at home surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness. She was the devoted wife of Ronald T. Hearle for 55 years, and the daughter of the late John and Edith Valentine of Chatham. Debbie was born in Westchester, New York, and was a graduate of The Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan. She began her career...

Joseph J. Giangregorio

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Joseph J. Giangregorio, 89, of Paxton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 28, 2021 in his home surrounded by his loving family.  Joseph was born and raised in Worcester, a son of  an Italian immigrant, Giovanni, and Mary (D’Elia) Giangregorio.  He graduated from Commerce High School in 3 ½ years.  Joseph furthered his education at Boston University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Music  and later...

David Vince Farnham

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David Vince Farnham November 17, 1928 – November 30, 2021 David seemed the picture of health for his age while celebrating his recent 93rd. birthday.  Sadly, he took ill suddenly and passed away on November 30, 2021. David was born on November 17, 1928 at Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada to a devout Christian farming couple, George and Myrtle, in a busy household of ten brothers and sisters.    He loved tellin...

Jacqueline ‘Jackie’ (Scott) Peno

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ORLEANS- At 97 years old, Jacqueline (Scott) Peno passed away peacefully Nov. 6, 2021 at Seashore Point in Provincetown. A proud washashore to Orleans, Jackie, daughter of Elmer and Grace Scott, spent her early years in Lowell, before moving to Greenfield, with her parents and brother, Donald Scott, where she graduated from Greenfield High School. It was while attending high school that she met the love of her li...

Sarah Ann Gessner

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Sarah Ann Gessner of Hartford, Conn.; formerly of Chestnut Hill. November 1, 2021. Beloved daughter of Dr. James and Ann Marie (O’Leary) Gessner of Chestnut Hill. Loving sister of Abby Gessner and her husband Robert Shiffrar of Roslindale.   Sarah was born on November 2, 1973 in Durham, N.C. and grew up in Jamaica Plain before moving with her family to Chestnut Hill. Sarah was a graduate of the Park School, The W...