Obituaries

Gerald A. Belliveau

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EASTHAM - Gerry Belliveau, a true Gentleman, died on April 27, 2022, of cancer, at his home in Eastham. He was born on October 9th, 1942, to Amadee and Rose Belliveau. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by twin sister, Joan Kendrick, and brothers Phil and Dave Belliveau.      Gerry was a life-long Cape Codder. He began working at Puritan Clothing in Chatham at age 17 stocking shelves, but soon rose to...

Donald G. Schall

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Donald G. Schall April 3, 1944 - November 28, 2021 Donald was a past director of the CCMNH and spent most of his professional life committed to the preservation of rare and endangered species on Cape Cod and the Islands. He was involved with both the Orleans and Brewster Conservation Commissions, was the President of Botanical Club of Cape Cod and the Islands, and also worked at the Herbarium at the Woods Hole Oc...

Otis Russell

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Celebration Of Life A celebration of Otis Russell’s life will be held at the Wequassett Inn and Resort on Monday, May 30 from noon to 3 p.m.  All are invited.   In the meantime, friends are invited to contemplate this purely “Otis” musing that he left behind. Natural Selection by Otis Russell I live on Cape Cod in the midst of the natural world; it is my everyday companion, my constant. Oceans, bays, beaches,...

Fred Jensen

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Fred Jensen died on Saturday January 29th, 2022, at his home in Linden Ponds in Hingham. He was 89. Fred lived a life filled with family, friends, and wonderful adventures. He will be remembered for his warm welcoming compassion for others.  The son of Norwegian immigrants, Olaf and Sigrid Anderson Jensen, he was born in Manhattan, N.Y. on July 17, 1932, as Fred Olav Helmer Jensen. He was a graduate of Brooklyn T...

Frederick R. Lofgren

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Frederick Raymond Lofgren Jr., a resident of Harwich and, formerly, Lyndeborough, N.H., passed away on April 24, 2022 at 77 years old. Fred was born April 20, 1945 in Springfield to Frederick Raymond Lofgren and Betty-Jean Lofgren. He graduated from Wellesley High School, earned a B.A. from Amherst College in 1967, and served in the U.S. Army from 1968 – 1970 during the Vietnam War. Following his service, Fred be...

Thomas Francis Begley Jr.

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Thomas Francis Begley Jr., age 77, of East Harwich passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 10, 2022. Tom was born on September 17, 1944 to Phyllis (Bodman) Begley and Thomas Francis (“Frank”) Begley at Fitzsimons Army Hospital in Denver, Colorado. With his parents, his beloved grandmother, Irene, and his trusty sidekick, Arthur the beagle, Tom split his youth between Denver and Fremont, Ohio.     After graduat...

Robert G. Raymond

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Robert G. Raymond, of Chatham, passed away on April 2, 2022, two years after the death of his wife of seventy-two years, Jean Semon Raymond. Bob was born in Worcester in 1924, the second child of Frank and Charlotte (Robertson) Raymond. He graduated from Auburn High School in 1942, and was recognized as a member of the Auburn High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999. Bob’s college education at the University of ...

Finley Earle Beaton, 86

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CHATHAM - Finley Earle Beaton, age 86, of South Chatham, formerly of Mansfield, passed away peacefully on Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022 at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy J. (DeLutis) Beaton, to whom he was wed on October 26, 1963.     Born in Attleboro on September 23, 1935, he was a loving son of the late Hugh A. and Dorothy M. (Valequette) Beaton.     Earle grew up i...

Wayne S. Jostrand

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Wayne S. Jostrand, 83, of Vero Beach, Fla. died peacefully on March 28, 2022. Born September 26, 1938 in Springfield, Wayne attended Williston Northampton School before graduating from Yale University in 1960. He subsequently earned a doctorate degree in engineering from Yale’s graduate school. In 1965, he married Emily Henry in Riverside, Conn., where they raised their family and lived for over 30 years. After a...

Elizabeth J. Hallisey

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Elizabeth J. Hallisey, 89, of Stonington, Conn. passed away peacefully, at her home on April 13, 2022 following a brief illness. Liz was born in Gloucester on July 12, 1932, daughter of the late Harold and Flora (MacDonald) Jarvis.  She married Michael J. Hallisey III on June 20, 1953. They were married for 52 years until Mike’s death in 2005. In their early years of marriage, they lived across the United States ...

Leonard Heap

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Leonard Heap, 84, passed away peacefully at home on April 2, 2022. Lenny, as he was best known by friends and loved ones, was born in New Bedford. He was the son of the late Leonard and Sarah (Openshaw) Heap. Lenny was proud to play for the football team for Wareham High School where he graduated in 1956. He served a brief time in the Navy Reserves before moving to the Cape where he has since resided. He was empl...

Florence Seldin

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Florence Seldin, 91, of Chatham, died on April 6 after a brief illness. Florence was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the eldest of three siblings, Esta Salzhauer of New Jersey, and Irving. Florence was educated at Brooklyn College and elected Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her Ph.D. in education at the University of Rochester. She was principal of an elementary school and assistant superintendent in Pittsford, N.Y. During th...