Obituaries

Joan (Borthwick) Nickerson

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oan (Borthwick) Nickerson, 58, of Chatham, passed away peacefully at home on June 30, 2021 after a courageous battle with ALS, with her loved ones by her side. A Celebration of Joan’s Life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Brown James Buck VFW Post, 150 George Ryder Rd., Chatham. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her honor to CC ALS 752W Falmouth Hwy, Falmouth, MA 02540, ALS Ass...

Elvera A. Russo

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Elvera A. Russo, age 85, of Chatham passed away peacefully on September 24, 2021. She was the beloved wife of the late Pasquale F. (Pat) Russo for over 54 years. A loving mother and grandmother, she is survived by five children: Paul (Denise) of Harwich, Patricia (Robert) Stadolnik of Norfolk, Stephen (Lesley) of Westford, Peter (Maureen) of Westborough and Julianne Britt of West Newton and North Truro. She is su...

Jeffrey C. Frank

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Jeffrey C. Frank 77, of Chatham died on Monday, September 20, 2021 at Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis. Jeffrey was born on February 24, 1944 at Cape Cod Hospital. He was the son of the late Joseph Clarence Frank and Susie (Eldridge) Frank.  Jeffrey worked for Chatham Public Works for over 30 years. He then started, with his twin brother Jerry, their own landscaping company, called Frank Brothers Landscaping Company, f...

Beverly McVickar

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CHATHAM – Beverly McVickar died on Thursday, September 9, 2021.  She was the devoted wife of Ron McVickar for 54 years (predeceased August, 2011).  She is survived by her sons Glenn McVickar (Rebecca) of Harwich, Mark McVickar (Chris) of Saco, Maine, grandsons Mathew McVickar (Lauren) of Portland, Oregon, Brenden McVickar (Ally) of Easton, Ben McVickar (Shea) of Portland Maine, Tim McVickar of Manchester, N.H.  S...

Frederick Leland Rhodes

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Frederick Leland Rhodes, 82, of Chatham, died peacefully on September 18. He was born May 18, 1939, to Leland and Thea Rhodes in Summit, N.J. He was raised in Short Hills, N.J. where he lived for the next sixty-eight years. He is survived by his wife, Laura Sibley Rhodes, and his daughter and son-in-law, Thea and Patrick Dolan of West Barnstable. He was preceded in death by his son, Leland Chandler Rhodes in 1990...

Nancy ‘Smiling Dove’ Elizabeth Eldredge

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Nancy “Smiling Dove” Elizabeth Eldredge passed early morning July 14th at Cape Cod Hospital with her children around her, at age 81. A true Cape Codder, she was born August 7th, 1939 at Cape Cod (cottage) Hospital and raised in Chatham.  She lived in Brewster in her last years. Daughter of Everett “Gunny” R. Eldredge Jr. and Esther Catherine (Muldowney) Eldredge, she was the eldest of four children, and proud to ...

Raymond A. Parker

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Raymond A. “Ray” Parker, 94, of Hernando, Fla. and W. Chatham, passed away September 14, 2021 at his home. Ray bravely served his country as a member of the United States Army during WWII. Graveside services for Ray will be conducted on Monday, October 11, 2021at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla.  Full military honors will be rendered. Arrangements are under the direction of the Chas. E. Davis Funer...

Mary K. Hartley

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A celebration of KK’s life will be held at the Village Green in Orleans, next to Snow Library ~ she loved the library ~ on Saturday, Oct. 2 between 1 and 3 PM. If the weather is non-compliant we will try for the following day, Sunday, at the same time. Please bring stories, poems, memories, what have you. Masks preferred, but not required.

Judith Blainey Llewellyn

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Judith Blainey Llewellyn, 75, passed away at her home on September 1, 2021. She was born to the late Emma “Kay” and James Blainey, December 8, 1945, in New York City.  She attended Hathaway Brown School in Cleveland, Ohio, and graduated from Chatham High School.  She received a BA in English from Wellesley College. Upon graduating from Wellesley, she worked at Fidelity Investments where she gained experience in t...

Robin Davis Wilkins

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Robin Davis Wilkins, 80, of Harwich Port, passed away on September 5th at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis.  With degrees from Parsons College, Columbia University and McCary University, Robin devoted his life to education and service to others. Robin is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joan Anderson Wilkins, two sons, Andy Jones-Wilkins and Luke Wilkins, and five grandsons, Carson Jones-Wilkins, Logan Jones-Wilkins...

David Carleton Grant

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David Carleton Grant born April 10, 1942 in Portland, Maine and raised in Yarmouth, Maine, passed away August 9, 2021.  David is the only child of Ruth and Carleton Grant of Yarmouth, Maine and graduated from Deering High School. An illness within the family required the family to relocate to Cape Cod.  David served briefly on the Harwich Fire Department before taking a position with the Chatham Police Department...

David Charles Van Sickle

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David Charles Van Sickle June 11, 1930 – September 2, 2021 David Charles Van Sickle, beloved husband of Harriet (Happy) Campbell Van Sickle, died peacefully at home in Chatham on September 2, 2021 with Happy by his side. In addition to Happy, he leaves behind his four children, Judy Johnson, Susan Castle (Tom), Lisa Lentz (Don Wiley), Randy Van Sickle (Maggie); stepchildren David Halligan, Brad Williams (Kaye), B...