Obituaries

Gladys (Goodspeed) Lumpkin

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Gladys (Goodspeed) Lumpkin             Gladys (Goodspeed) Lumpkin, 96, a lifelong resident of Chatham passed away peacefully on March 24, 2018 at Cape Cod Hospital.  Gladys was the wife of the late Claude (Dick) Lumpkin for 65 years until his death in 2008. They met and married during WWII when Dick was stationed at the U.S. Naval Radio Station-Chatham.             Gladys was the daughter of the late ...

Janet Booth Jobson

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Janet Booth Jobson                 Harwich Port – Janet Booth Jobson passed away peacefully in Glen Carbon, Ill. on March 26, 2018. Janet was six weeks shy of her 100 th birthday. She and her deceased husband William (Bill) R. Jobson, Jr lived on Wah-Wah Taysee Road in Harwich Port for 20 years before moving to Glen Carbon. While in Harwich Port Janet and Bill were members of the Allen Harbor Yacht Club. Ja...

Carl B. Olson

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Carl B. Olson, 78, passed away on December 31,2017. He was the husband of Carol Olson. A memorial service will be held at St. Christopher's in Chatham, MA on April 7th at 11 am, followed by a reception at the Chatham Wayside Inn. Burial will be private.  

Iona Loch Siegel

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Iona Loch Siegel             East Harwich – Iona L. Siegel departed from her wonderful journey of earthly life.             Known fondly as “Io”, she entered immortality on March 26, 2018, in her home surrounded by family. Born in Pitcairn, Pa., the third of four children to the Reverend Howard F. and Esther R. Loch, she grew up in Kittanning, Pa., with her brothers Charles (deceased), Merle, and her sist...

Florence B. Haetinger

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Florence B. Haetinger                         Harwich-  Florence B. Haetinger, 91, died at  Broad Reach in Chatham on March 23, 2018.  Florence was born in Springfield, on November 7, 1926.   She grew up in Springfield and attended Classical High School.  She married Richard M. Haetinger in 1945.  They lived in East Longmeadow until 1979 when they bought The Tale of The Cod in Chatham. She was a member of C...

Phyllis Baker Newton

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Phyllis Baker Newton  (1923 – 2018)               Phyllis Newton, 94, of Naples, Fla. and Harwich Port, died on March 5, 2018 at Harbor Point in Centerville.                Phyllis was born on October 12, 1923 in Chicago to Marjorie Newstrom and George E. Baker.  She was married to John W. Newton (1921-2012) for sixty-four years.  They raised their family and worked in and around Boston, livi...

Nancy Yeaw

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Nancy Yeaw             Chatham - Nancy Yeaw, 80, of Chatham, passed away on March 12 at Liberty Commons.             She was predeceased by her husband, Colie Yeaw, and is survived by her sons, Coleman and John (Tigger), their wives Yumiko and Marnie, and three grandchildren Cole, Wescott and Kathrine.             She was born in Cleveland Ohio, daughter of John Wescott Blemker and Virginia Page (McBurne...

Jesse Brock Crowell Nash

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Jesse Brock Crowell Nash                 Chatham - Jesse Brock Crowell Nash, 7, of Chatham, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, March 6, after a four year continuous battle with neuroblastoma. The beloved son of Caroline and Peter, Jesse was born on April 21, 2010, in Farmington, Connecticut. Jesse is remembered for his gentle and curious disposition, tender voice, being a cozy snuggler, and his robust,...

Jack Curtis Lund

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Jack Curtis Lund             Jack Curtis Lund passed away at age 85 on February 20, 2018 in Friendswood, Texas.  He was born August 13, 1932 in Youngstown, Ohio to Carl & Anna Lund. He attended South High School in Youngstown, Ohio graduating in 1950. He then attended Youngstown State University graduating in 1955. Following graduation from college, he joined with his father in the family business of Lund ...

Kenneth John Ritchie

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Kenneth John Ritchie             Kenneth John Ritchie, 90, formerly of West Chatham, passed away peacefully at St. Patrick’s Manor in Framingham on March 1, 2018. Ken was born in Dorchester on July 29, 1927 to Cecilia and Harold Ritchie of Milton. He was the husband of the late Jeanne (Dustin) Ritchie and the brother of Charlotte Mulvaney. He is survived by his sons, Stephen ...

Marie Judith McCluskey

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Marie Judith McCluskey                 On February 21, 2018 an angel gained her wings.  Fly high “Little Peanut!”                 Marie Judith McCluskey’s parents Sarah Swenson and Steven McCluskey were by her side when she passed as they have been every day of Marie’s courageous life. Marie was a special child with special needs, and special parents.  She was a sassy, spunky fighter who was loved by many; ...

Giles Leonard Chapin

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Giles Leonard Chapin               Giles Leonard Chapin, 96, passed away peacefully at his home on February 16, 2018.  He was the husband of the late Jirina Halaskova Chapin, and son of Ernest Wilder Chapin and Helen Almy Chapin.               Giles and his twin sister Jane were born in Somerville and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington D.C. i...