Obituaries

Elizabeth ‘Lib’ Clary

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Elizabeth “Lib” Clary, 90, of Harwich, passed away peacefully at home with her family at her side on July 31, 2022. Elizabeth and her twin sister Carolyn were born in Braintree to the late Walter and Anne (Cummings) Hansen. She is predeceased by her siblings Walter, Harry, Eleanor and Doris.   Lib shared a beautiful 52 year marriage with her husband William R. Clary. They were married in 1970 in Chatham and settl...

Robert Daniel Renn

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Robert Daniel Renn of East Orleans passed away peacefully in the presence of his loving wife Nancy on July 27, 2022. The eldest child of Reinhardt W. and Alma Renn, Robert was born on September 11, 1945 in New Britain, Conn.  He was raised with his three sisters, Elaine, Eleanor, and Olivette in Kensington, Conn., and he graduated from Berlin High School in 1963.  He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Eng...

Herbert Charles Glifort

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Herbie was born at home to Frieda and Arnold Glifort in Port Chester, N.Y. on August 2, 1929. Herb was a man of many talents and interests from boxing to WWII history.  He enjoyed his childhood boating on the Byram River with friends and dreamed of seeing the world.  Shortly after graduating from Port Chester High in 1947, he had that dream fulfilled when he enlisted in the Navy on December 27, 1950 and sailed to...

Robert ‘Rob’ Bloomer

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Robert “Rob” Bloomer of Brewster passed away peacefully at his home on July 21st, surrounded by his family. He was 66 years old. The son of the late Walter and Betsey Bloomer, he was born in Providence, R.I. on May 26, 1956. He was raised in Chatham, graduating from Chatham High School in 1974, then went on to earn a business degree from North Adams State College in 1978 while working as a ski instructor at Berks...

Nancy Knodell McMorrow

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ORLEANS- Nancy Knodell McMorrow passed away peacefully at home on July 21, 2022, surrounded by her entire family, two months shy of her 93rd birthday.  Nancy was born in Milton on Sept 20, 1929. The second daughter to J. Edgar Knodell and Sallie (Haraden) Knodell, she graduated from Boston University in 1950 after a year studying abroad at the University of Oslo in Norway after the war.  While at BU she met her h...

Rosemary Dorothy O’Neill

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Rosemary Dorothy O’Neill, loving sister, aunt and great aunt, died on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, surrounded by family. Born on March 20, 1943, in Cambridge, Rosemary was the cherished daughter of the late Speaker of the U.S. House, Thomas P. “Tip” and Millie O’Neill. Rosemary grew up in North Cambridge and attended the Ellis School, St. John’s Elementary, and Matignon High School.      Following her family’s legac...

Dr. Francis Joseph Hynes

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Dr. Francis Joseph Hynes, 93, of South Yarmouth, passed away on July 6, 2022 peacefully at his home surrounded by loved ones. Francis was born in West Orange, N.J. to Martin and Margaret Hynes on January 25, 1929. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Dentistry in 1954 and afterwards joined the Navy as a dentist, and was a Lieutenant in the Naval Dental Corp. On July 17, 1954, he married Janet Waller ...

Helen M. (Healy) Milley

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Helen M. (Healy) Milley, died on July 1st, 2022, at 99 years of age. She was a 12th generation descendant of William Nickerson, one of the founders of Chatham, and a 14th generation descendant of Elder William Brewster, who arrived here on The Mayflower. She was born on May 15th, 1923 in Westport, MA to Milton P. Healy and Ella Madeline (Eldridge) Healy, the oldest of six children, and lived most of her life in C...

John F. Natarelli

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John F. Natarelli, 85, a longtime resident of the Mohawk Valley and most recently Chatham, passed away peacefully at his home on July 1, 2022. He was born on February 11, 1937 in Little Falls, N.Y., to Valentino and Mary (Malagisi). John grew up in and was educated in Little Falls schools, and attended colleges in Utica, N.Y. and Iowa.      John was united in marriage to the love of his life, Barbara, on Septembe...

Karl Leroy Clark Jr.

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Karl Leroy Clark Jr., 93, passed away peacefully on June 28 at Liberty Commons. He could not say enough good things about the treatment and care the staff provided during his stay there. Karl made many new friends at Liberty Commons and was elected the President of the Residents’ Council. Karl was born in Brewster as the eldest child of Karl and Mildred (Dugan). He is predeceased by brothers Willie, Eddie and sis...

Jack E Brown

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Jack E Brown (75) of Harwich, Massachusetts died peacefully surrounded by family on June 24, 2022. Jack leaves behind his wife of 53 years, JoAnne (Saracino) Brown, their children and spouses Jessica (Andrew) Plumridge, David (Cindy) Brown and Matthew Brown, and grandchildren Zoe, Nathaniel, Dylan, Colin and Owen. He is also survived by two sisters, Pamela Rutter and Cindy Frankovich. He was preceded in death by ...

William H. Case Jr.

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William H. Case, Jr., born February 14, 1945, passed away July 30, 2021.  Will accomplished a lot in his time, teaching many about navigation, boat mechanics, operations, and dealing with people. He was a man of few words, but what he said was enough.  He had an infectious smile and was impressive to watch. However, there was no accomplishment greater than his love and gratitude for Orleans and Pleasant Bay.     ...