Obituaries

John Ciriacos Houhoulis

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ohn Ciriacos Houhoulis was born in Boston in 1932 into a first-generation Greek American family. After the death of his mother Efemia while he was a teenager, John quickly took on the role of champion for his family, including his father Ciriacos and older siblings Marjorie and Jimmy, despite his young age. This quiet and noble steadfastness for loved ones would remain a core principle of his life. After graduati...

Joseph Valentine Roller II

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Joseph Valentine Roller II was born to the late Joseph and Elsie Roller, owner of a leather company and a homemaker, in East Orange, NJ on April 24th 1948.  Joe graduated from Milburn High School where he was named Athlete of the Year. He later graduated from Colgate University while spending summers lifeguarding on the jersey shore with what would become lifelong friends.   While working in International Banking...

John J. Trocchi

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John J. Trocchi, husband, father, grandfather, teacher, connoisseur of all things sweet, and dad-joke expert, died at his home in St .Johnsbury, Vt. on June 15, 2022. John was born in Fall River on July 13, 1945. His parents were Albert and Mary Trocchi. The family soon moved to Hyannis and John grew up there where he graduated from Barnstable High School with the class of 1963.    He was a life-long learner and ...

Gloria Jeane Neives Pearce

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Gloria Jeane Neives Pearce of Chatham passed away peacefully in her home on June 3, 2022 in the presence of family and friends. Born in 1926 in Yonkers, New York, Gloria was the eldest daughter of Randolph and Virginia Neives and was raised in Hackensack, New Jersey.  In 1944 Gloria served as a member of the World War II Cadet Nursing Corp and graduated at the top of her nursing school class in 1948.  Upon gradua...

Muriel A. Sinclair

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Muriel A. Sinclair, 98, passed away at home on Monday, June 13th surrounded by her loving family. Her husband of 53 years, Everett L. Sinclair died in 1999. She leaves four children, Deborah Moiles (Jim Owen) of Millbury, Gary Sinclair  (Jean), of Harwich, Susan Mills (Michael) of S. Yarmouth, with whom she made her home, and Douglas Sinclair of Florida, 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and many nieces an...

Jerry Frank

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Jerry Frank, 78, of Chatham passed away on Friday, June 10, 2022 at Blue Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center in Stoughton. Jerry was born on February 24, 1944 at Cape Cod Hospital.   He was the son of the late Joseph Clarence Frank and Susie (Eldridge) Frank.    Jerry worked for Fougere Nurseries for over 20 years.  He then started a landscape business with his twin brother Jeffrey, for over 14 years in Chatha...

George Whitman Goodspeed, Jr.

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SOUTH CHATHAM – George Whitman Goodspeed, Jr. (83) passed on peacefully in residence at Liberty Commons on May 19, 2022. Junior, as referred to by his family, was the son of the late George W. Goodspeed, Sr. and Dorothy E. (Kendrick) Goodspeed. He was born at the family home on Seaview Street in Chatham on December 16, 1938. George happily considered himself a life-long resident of Chatham. He is survived by his ...

Nancy Louise Gilmartin

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ancy Louise Gilmartin began her journey on this earth on November 4, 1946 as a precious brown haired, sparkly-eyed girl with the sweetest smile and the most gentle voice, joyfully  welcomed  by her parents John and Dolores Frazee, in Little Rock, Arkansas. Her brilliant mind and quick wit were obvious from her earliest days growing up in La Canada, California with her beloved brother Johnny and many cousins who j...

Giorgio, Mary (O’Brien)

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Giorgio, Mary (O’Brien), age 77, of Chatham, formerly Acton, passed peacefully at home on May 17, 2022, after a brief illness.  Beloved wife of John William Giorgio for 43 years.  Loving mother of Katy Giorgio of Juneau, Alaska, and her partner Drew Dembowski; Maggie Giorgio and her husband Eli Forsythe of Brooklyn, New York; and Emily Giorgio and her husband Ryan Darrenkamp of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Devoted gr...

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, sons Damien, Chris, Andrew, Jeremy and wife Dorie of Connecticut. She has two surviving sisters Eileen McSweeny and Noreen Flugger of Chatham. She also has six grandchildren (Corrine, Avery, Ryan, Ashley, Rose and Violet) who fondly call her...

Service Scheduled for Paul McKenna

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Harwich - Paul A. McKenna, who died January 16, 2020, will be remembered with a funeral Mass on Friday, May 27th at 10 am at Holy Trinity Church, Rte. 28, West Harwich.  Paul is survived by his wife of 58 years, Janet (Dahlman) McKenna, daughter Joanne Tremblay and husband Mike, son Tom McKenna and wife Katrina, son David McKenna and wife Colleen, his grandchildren, Michaela and Aidan Tremblay, Tim and Katie McKe...

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...