Obituaries

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...

Heather Duarte, age 57

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Heather Duarte, 57, conceded her seven-year battle with ovarian cancer on November 12, 2021 at her home in North Chatham. She was surrounded by her loving family. Heather was born on February 19, 1964, in Taunton, the lovely daughter of Robert L. Duarte and Helen Duarte.    Heather was called to nursing and obtained her LPN license which she used to care for her patients with compassion and efficiency for 27 year...

Roberta Hennigan

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Roberta (Robbi, pronounced Robie) Lyn Palmer Hennigan passed from this life to eternal life November 4th, two days shy of her 64th birthday. Her body was beaten to death by the ravages of the covid virus, but her spirit was held strongly and tenderly in the arms of her Savior Jesus. We - her husband and children - tied to this earth, mourn that she is torn from us. Yet ‘we do not grieve as those without hope’, be...