Obituaries

Edith F. Rugg

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Edith F. (Levenson) Rugg, 91, of Harwich Port and Bedminster, N.J. passed away on Dec. 30, 2021.  She was born in Providence, R.I.  The beloved daughter of Abraham and Florence (Warshaw) Levenson.  She is survived by her husband, Stuart, of 59 years.  Proud mother of Lisa (and Alan) Weinstock and Carol Rugg.  Grandmother of Ethan Weinstock.  Aunt to many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, please make donatio...

John P. Keefe

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John P. Keefe, MD, of Harwich, formerly of Lynnfield and Boston. Son of the late Patrick and Mary Keefe of Somerville. Father of John P. Keefe, Jr , Michael E. Keefe, MD, and the late Timothy F. Keefe. He was married for 58 years to his high school sweetheart, Barbara (Wilcox) Keefe.He was a graduate of Boston College and Georgetown University School of Medicine. He practiced radiology in Lawrence, Melrose, and P...

Kenneth ‘Rusty’ Baer

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Kenneth “Rusty” Baer, age 69, of Harwich Port, passed away suddenly at Cape Cod Hospital on Thursday 12/9/2021. Rusty was a longtime resident of the Cape doing landscaping, painting and loving his quiet “keep the couch off the ceiling” lifestyle.  Rusty was a Naval Veteran of the Vietnam and Iran Crisis eras.  Born in Shamokin, PA,  he grew up in Bergen County, N.J. and was the oldest son of Reverend Kenneth &...

Donald D. DeAngelis

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Donald D. DeAngelis, 86, a Delmar, N.Y. resident who also had a home in Chatham, MA for almost 50 years, passed away on December 9, 2021, at his home in N.Y.  He was born in Schenectady, N.Y. on January 4, 1935, to Anthony N. and Helen (Massari) DeAngelis.  The family lived in Scotia, N.Y. for several years until they relocated to Canajoharie, N.Y.  Don grew up in the Village and graduated from Can...

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...