Obituaries

David R. Coleman

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David R. Coleman, 78, of Harwich passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022. He was surrounded by loved ones at his home at the time of the passing.  David was born in Milford on November 11, 1943 and moved to the Cape with his family in 1952. He was predeceased by his father, Charles F. Coleman, and his mother, Antoinette (Deflumaro) Coleman.     He is survived by his wife, Betsy (Gardner) Coleman of 56 years, hi...

Theodore O. Hyora

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16 August 1919 - 18 January 2022 Theodore O. Hyora left us in peace on January 18, 2022 in Stuart, Florida. He was 102 years old. Ted was born in Norwood in 1919 on his Finnish immigrant parents’ wedding anniversary, August 16th, an auspicious date later shared with a granddaughter and commemorated as National Airborne Day, a fitting tribute to his military service.   As a “Screaming Eagle” in the Army 101st Para...

Clifton P. Larose

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Clifton P. Larose Jr. of Fort Pierce, Florida, passed away on January 15, 2022. “Cliffie” was born on December 6, 1960, the only child of Rachel Kendrick Larose and Clifton Larose Sr. He graduated from the Cape Cod Technical High School in 1979. Growing up in West Chatham he was an active member of all things in the Shop Ahoy neighborhood including going to Larry’s PX and the Sou’ Wester. Before moving to Florida...

Frederick Howard Connelly, Jr

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Frederick Howard Connelly, Jr. died after a long illness on January 15, 2022, about 3 weeks shy of his 83rd birthday.  Fred was born the eldest of four siblings in Attleboro to Frederick H. Connelly, Sr. and Marie (McNally) Connelly.  He attended the Coyle High School in Taunton, and he graduated at the top of his class from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 1963, where he was a member ...

Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Williams McGowan

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Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Williams McGowan, of West Harwich and formerly of Braintree, MA, died at her home early Friday morning, January 7, 2022 just shy of her 94th birthday. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank M. McGowan, Jr. The daughter of Archibald J.  and Geneva Litchfield Williams of Brockton, MA. Betty was born in Brockton, graduated from Brockton High School in 1945 and went on to Lasell Junior Colle...

Stephen A. Naughton

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Stephen A. Naughton, 56 years, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022, peacefully surrounded by family at home. Born October 15, 1965 in New York, N.Y. He was the son of the late Frank U. III and Elizabeth Sayre Naughton of Short Hills, N.J., and West Harwich, MA.      Stephen is survived by his loving wife of 15 years, Brandy Ann Robertson Naughton, and their daughter, Sophia C. Naughton of Risin...

Renald (Ray) Aimé Paradis

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PARADIS, Renald (Ray) Aimé of Palm Bay Fla. and Chatham passed away quietly at home on December 27 with family at his side. Survived by his son Marc and his wife Geri of Simsbury Conn., daughter Anne and her wife Maryjane Canavan of Sunderland, daughter Claire and her husband David Wurmfeld of Palm Bay, Fla., daughter Lise and her husband Dale Gosnell of Juneau, Alaska and daughter Julie of Westhampton; grandchil...

Shirley Ann Gingras

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October 21, 1936-January 4, 2022 HARWICH - Our loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend passed away at Cape Cod Hospital on January 4, 2022. She was surrounded by loved ones at the time of her passing. She was 85 years old. She was born in Burlington, Vermont to Laura (Boucher) and Ulder McCarthy on October 21, 1936. She was predeceased by her parents and brothers Frank and Raymond M...

Otis

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1948-2021 Goodby, everyone, and thank you. I had a marvelous time! Catch you on the flip.

John Bernard Fahle

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SOUTH CHATHAM - John Bernard Fahle, 84, died peacefully on October 7, 2021, surrounded by family at his South Chatham home.  John was born in Berlin, Germany on October 7, 1937 and moved to the United States with his family in 1950, settling in Chicago. He later joined the United States Air Force and was stationed at Otis Air Force Base in Sandwich when he met and married his sweetheart, Bette Stever.  John start...

Joseph W. Dubis Jr.

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March 30, 1930 – December 27, 2021   Joseph W. Dubis Jr. passed away peacefully December 27, 2021. He was the beloved son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Robbins) Dubis. Joseph was born in New York City and was raised in Chatham where he graduated from high school in 1947. He then enlisted in the Air Force and served in Germany during the Berlin airlift, where he met his beloved wife.    He later served in the ...

William Nickerson Deer

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NIANTIC, CONN. and CHATHAM – William Nickerson Deer, 76, passed away in New London, Conn. on December 13, 2021 after battling lung cancer.  Bill was born on November 27, 1945 at Cape Cod Hospital to parents Wendell and Harriett (Nickerson) Deer. Through his mother’s Nickerson lineage, Bill was a 12th generation descendant of William & Anne (Busby) Nickerson, Chatham’s founding family.   Bill grew up in Chatha...