Obituaries

Sandra L. Collingwood

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Sandra L. Collingwood, of Chatham, passed peacefully on November 14, 2022 at the age of 67 after a short journey with Alzheimer. Born in Hartford, Conn. in 1955, she was the daughter of Donald Bengston and Ann Quigley. A lifelong resident of Cape Cod, Sandy moved with her family to Eastham in 1961 and graduated from Nauset High School class of 1973. Finding her place in Chatham, Sandy will leave a legacy of love ...

Robert Sanford Matheson

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Robert Sanford Matheson passed away peacefully on November 16, 2022 at Celebration Hospital in Kissimmee Fla. surrounded by family and loved ones.; he was 79 years old.   Bob and his twin brother William were born at Cape Cod Hospital on January 13, 1943 to William and Mary (Bassett) Matheson. Bob grew up in Chatham with his brother, sisters Carol and Audrey.  The family lived on Mill Pond Road during the forties...

Nancy Rich Woods

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Nancy Rich Woods, born September 15, 1923, passed away on November 6, 2022.  She was the daughter of Stephen A.H. Rich and Mary Helen Streeter Rich of Belmont. She graduated from Belmont High School in 1941 and from Simmons College in Boston in 1945. At Simmons she majored in dietetics, was president of the senior class and active in student affairs.  During World War II she volunteered in Boston, including playi...

Katherine Rice Marin

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Katherine Rice Marin, 73, of Harwich, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Nov. 3, 2022. Kathie, as she liked to be called, had many hobbies, including teaching yoga, cooking, sewing, drawing, doing puzzles, walking her dog Sonya, and listening to the oldies station. She also enjoyed eating mint chocolate chip ice cream, knitting, driving her Subaru, gardening, taking care of her family, spending time ...

John Richard Welch

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John Richard Welch (“Jack”), age 90, of Harwich Port, beloved husband of Kathleen Hamilton Welch, died Sunday, October 30, 2022, at Cape Cod Hospital.  Born in Boston to Helen and Richard Welch, Jack was raised in Woburn.  He attended Boston College High School, commuting each day from Woburn to the South End, and went on to graduate as a proud member of the Holy Cross College class of 1953. Following graduation,...

Michael L. Provost

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Michael L. Provost, 78, of North Smithfield, R.I., passed away on October 31, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Woonsocket, R.I. to Leon and Rose Provost, Michael grew up in North Smithfield before beginning a long, successful career in the technology industry. At eighteen years old, having earned a trade school credential in electronics, Michael accepted a short-term position in the Philippines with...

Darrel Peter Coddington

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Darrel Peter Coddington passed away peacefully  October 26, 2022, at his home in Chatham. Darrel was born February 18, 1943, in Newburgh, New York, to the late Anita Torcevia (formerly Coddington) and Kenneth F. Coddington.  Darrel served in the U.S. Coast Guard.  Following his service, Darrel settled in Chatham as a fisherman, with his wife, Sandra L. Coddington, joining him in 1971.  Darrel was the owner/operat...

Frederick K. Plumb

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Frederick K. Plumb, son of Dr Darley Plumb and Edith Sullivan Plumb, brother of Lucille Plumb Rogers, died October 30, 2022 in Chatham. Fred was born in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1929 and graduated from Northampton High School, Harvard College (1950) and Harvard Law School (1953).  He married Louise “Stacy” Browning of Chevy Chase, Maryland in 1952 and, after Army service, moved to suburban Detroit.  He was a...

George F. Clements Jr.

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George F. Clements Jr. of Greenwich, Conn. and Chatham passed away peacefully in his sleep surrounded by his three children in the early hours of his 97th birthday, September 24, 2022. Born on September 24, 1925 in Waltham, George grew up in Yarmouth and graduated from Yarmouth High School.  He received his B.S in Business and Engineering Administration from M.I.T. after serving three years in the US Army Air For...

Vincent Brown Holland

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Vincent Brown Holland (72) of Mashpee passed peacefully in March after battling Leukemia. Beloved husband of Charlene, father of Conor (Katie) of San Diego, and Sarah (Brian) of Sarasota and grandfather of Liesl of Sarasota. A funeral mass will be held Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, 10am at Christ The King Church, Mashpee. The service will be  live-streamed for those unable to attend:  HTTPS://CHRISTTHEKINGPARISH.COM/L...

Robert Joseph Ahern

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Robert Joseph Ahern, 74, son of Joseph and Louise (Carroll) Ahern, died at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth on October 16, 2022. Robert (Bob) was born on November 29, 1947 in Waltham, MA. He grew up in Lexington alongside his older sisters Janelle and Carroll and younger brother David. He was a dedicated student and athlete. He loved poetry, gymnastics, folk music and his TR3. He had an endless supply o...

Sarajane Truby Warren

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Arts Educator Sarajane Truby Warren, wife, mom, and arts educator passed away on October 23, 2022 at age 78 at her summer home on Cape Cod in Chatham surrounded by her family after a long and very determined struggle against cancer. Born in East Orange, New Jersey and raised in nearby Morristown, Sarajane was the daughter of the late Irvin Wilson Truby, an executive at the Prudential Insurance Company, and Janet ...