Obituaries

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...

Bruce Elmer Woodland

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Bruce Elmer Woodland, age 93, of Naples, formerly Chatham, passed away peacefully on March 3rd.  Bruce and his wife Anna were a big part of the Chatham restaurant community for years. Bruce was born in Portsmouth, N.H. in 1928.  He spent his younger years in Portsmouth before coming to Chatham by the love of his aunt, Ruth Haven, at the age of 14.  Bruce lived at the Wayside Inn and worked for Marjorie Haven, the...

Christopher Green

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02/22/56 – 03/11/22 Harwich Port – Christopher Stanley Green passed away peacefully at home. Chris was a loving father, grandfather, brother, son and friend. He was an expert fisherman, mentor, confidante, mechanic extraordinaire and so many things to many people. From infancy in Bridgewater MA, his family moved to Long Island NY, Leominster MA, and Buck’s County PA.  In 1972 they settled in Harwich and it has be...

George Olmsted III

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CHATHAM – George Olmsted III, passed away March 12, 2022, in Chatham. He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Mary Zisette Olmsted, and his daughter, Mary Wyatt of Bedford, N.H. He was born in Cambridge and grew up in Chestnut Hill, educated at Phillips Exeter Academy and graduated from Williams College in 1955 with a BA in American History and Literature. At Williams he was a member of Saint Anthony Hall and...

Sandra L. (Hadvab) Pastuszak

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Sandra L. (Hadvab) Pastuszak of Harwich (formerly of South Windsor, Conn.) and wife of Stanley J. Pastuszak, passed away peacefully with her husband at her side on March 13, 2022. Born September 27, 1950 in New Britain, Conn. she was the daughter of the late Michael Hadvab and Doris (Eliason) Hadvab.  She graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a BA degree in teaching.  She loved teaching little ...

Peter J. Laubenstein

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Peter J. Laubenstein passed away in his sleep on August 30th, 2021, in Chatham at the age of 70, with his furry friend, Oliver, by his side. Peter was born on August 1st, 1951, in Boston and attended school in Barrington, R.I. Peter enjoyed traveling and spent brief stints living in Las Vegas, N.V., Scottsdale, Ariz. and Florida. Not one to enjoy the heat or dry air of Arizona, or the humidity of Florida, Peter a...

George Eric Stuteville

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George Eric Stuteville, 68, of Orleans, died on March 7, 2022, surrounded by family, friends, and his beloved pets at his home on Cape Cod. George was born on Oct. 9, 1953, in Evansville, Ind., to George and Norma Patricia (Henry) Stuteville. George  (whose family nickname was Bo) was a preemie and so tiny his parents bedded him in a dresser drawer. Later, he was joined by a brother and sister.  In time, he excel...