Obituaries

D. Rigney Cunningham

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D. Rigney Cunningham, 76, resident of East Orleans, Massachusetts, passed away on October 24 from pancreatic cancer. Born October 21, 1946, in Watchung, New Jersey, she is survived by her husband Robert Cunningham, her daughter Caitlin, her son-in-law Tim Correira, granddaughter Margot, and sister Melinda Rigney.    During a lifetime too full to condense into a paragraph, she graduated from St. Lawrence Universit...

Archer Stanley Nickerson

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August 16, 1934 – October 20, 2022 “Archie” S. Nickerson, 88, beloved father, grandfather, uncle and friend, passed away peacefully at home with his son Glen, and Glen’s partner Leah. A lifelong Chatham resident, he was born to Archer E. Nickerson and Dorothy Eldridge Nickerson of Chatham. He is predeceased by brother and sisters, Elwood Nickerson, Beverly Livesey, Bernice Marquit and Barbara Campbell. Following ...

Sharon Abley Gould

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April 9, 1936 – September 7, 2022 Sharon Lynn Abley Gould was an active businesswoman, wife, and mother of four. She excelled and created beauty everywhere she lived. Sharon’s openness and loyalty drew friends who stayed close to the end of her life. She is deeply missed. Sharon was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota to Harold and Evelyn Schultz Abley. Raised in the prairie towns of Grand Forks, North Dakota and Gran...

Myles Dana Huntington Jr.

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January 11, 1960 - September 15, 2022 With deepest sorrow we share the passing of Myles Jr. on September 15, 2022 after numerous illnesses; he was 62. Myles was born on January 11, 1960, the son of Myles Dana Huntington Sr. and Mary T. Huntington, and grew up in Franklin where everyone knew him. Like his father, Myles was a superb hockey player and co-captained his high school team to the state finals at Boston G...

Michele Corrine Wojnarowski

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Michele Corrine Wojnarowski joined the angels on September 21st , 2022.   She leaves her loving mother Carole Wojnarowski of Harwich Port, her cherished sister Kara and her husband Ken Chouinard of Norton, and her life partner Martin Walderman of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  She was predeceased by her brother Brent and her father Ted Wojnarowski.   Michele graduated from Chicopee High School and continued her studi...

Anna Elna Woodland

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1936 - 2022 Anna Woodland, age 86, formerly of Chatham, passed away peacefully in Naples, Florida at Vitas Hospice in Naples.  Anna was born at Cape Cod Hospital in 1936.  She grew up in Chatham, the daughter of Reliance and Axel Olson.  She graduated from Chatham High School in 1954 and from Fisher Jr. College in Boston in 1956.   She returned to Chatham, working at the Wayside Inn, working with her soon-to-be h...

Jane Elizabeth Bailey

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ORLEANS- Jane Elizabeth Bailey, 96, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, September 29, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Rev. Richard K. Bailey, with whom she celebrated 60 loving years of marriage.   Born in Springfield on January 13, 1926, she was a daughter of the late George and Isabella Allan. Jane was educated in Springfield, and graduated from High School of Commerce...

Pierre J. Bonin

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Pierre J. Bonin, 94, of South Chatham, died at Cape Cod Hospital on September 26th of complications due to COVID.    Born in NYC to Italian immigrants, Baptiste and Octavie Bonin, he grew up in Palisades Park, N.J.  After graduating from Leonia High School, he worked at the National Bank of NY and took evening classes at Rutgers University. He later received his BS degree from William Patterson University and an ...

Barbara Jeanette Coombs

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Barbara Jeanette Coombs (nee Ellis) passed away on October 1, 2022 at her home in South Harwich at the age of 93. Barbara was born on Cape Cod on November 16, 1928. She graduated from Oliver Ames High School in North Easton. Barbara met her husband, John Chester Coombs, in West Bridgewater at the Canoe Club, a local dance spot. They soon married and the Ellis family helped them build a home in South Harwich where...

Angus McPherson Laidlaw

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Angus McPherson Laidlaw, formerly a resident of Montclair, N.J., died peacefully at his family home on Sept 16 in Harwich, at the age of 94.  Born in New York City in 1928, he was the son of Frederick B. and Isabel Emerson Laidlaw.  Educated at Phillips Academy, Andover, he earned his AB degree in Philosophy at Brown University.  After his military service, stationed in Germany from 1951-1953, he beca...

Pauline M. Grocki

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Pauline M. Grocki was born in Bedford, England, on October 21, 1939. In her own words: “I lived, I loved, I laughed in Chatham, a place that I have come to love. I cherished the people and friends that have been a part of my life. Thank you all.” She died on September 27, 2022. She leaves behind her beloved husband, Chet Grocki, son, Christian Ryan, four grandchildren: Lily, Drew and Elizabeth of Chatham, and Fre...

Donald Fales Everett

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Donald Fales Everett, 89, of Vero Beach, Florida passed away at the Cape Cod Hospital on  Sept. 16, 2022 after a brief illness. In his last days he was surrounded and cared for by his loving children and their spouses. He was born in Norwood on Oct. 10, 1932 to Shirley and Carl P. Everett. He had been a resident of Vero Beach for 21 years coming from Harwich, Dover and Needham. Don attended Phillips Andover Acade...