Obituaries

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...

Elizabeth May Hanafee

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Elizabeth May (Gordon) Hanafee left us on March 2, 2022. Liz was born in Highland Park, Michigan on April 9, 1936 to loving parents Fred and Georgina (McNab) Gordon. An only child, she was the center of her parents’ world.   Liz worked at General Motors for 15 years, where she met her husband Michael Hanafee, the love of her life. They married in 1994, retired from GM and moved from Warren, Michigan, to Chatham. ...

Joan Lincoln Bulkley

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Joan Lincoln Bulkley, 93, of Chatham, passed away peacefully on March 9, 2022. Following her retirement from Xerox Corporation in Connecticut, Joan and her husband David relocated to her family home in Chatham, where they enjoyed travel, bridge, gardening, and their miniature schnauzers. Joan was past president of the Women’s Club of Chatham and a member of the Monomoy Yacht Club. She served as a docent at the A...

Daniel K. Meservey

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March 16, 1942 – February 17, 2022 Daniel K. Meservey, 79 of Chatham and Polk City, Fla. Daniel K. Meservey passed away at Lakeland Regional Hospital on February 17, 2022 with his loving family by his side.  Daniel K. Meservey was born on March 16, 1942 to the late Roy B. and Dorothea Meservey.  Daniel graduated from Chatham High School and went on to graduate from Burdett College.  There he met the love of his l...

Theresa Rosalie Toscano

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Theresa RosalieToscano, loving matriarch of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, passed away on February 21, 2022. She was born on April 27, 1929, and happily married to Anthony Toscano for 52 years. She spent her early life in Brooklyn, N.Y., later moving to Westchester County. She attended the Pratt Institute, but withdrew after her father’s untimely death, in order to run her family’s ecclesias...

Carl Louis D’Entremont

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Carl Louis D’Entremont June 27, 1940 - February 12, 2022 CHATHAM - Carl Louis D’Entremont, 81, of Andover, MA,  passed away peacefully on February 12th, surrounded by his loving family. Carl grew up in Chatham, a town he truly loved.  He graduated from Chatham High School in 1958. He referred to himself as the “Caped Crusader” and spent many years vacationing in Hyannis and visiting family, including his two belo...