Recent Obituaries

Mary Ellen Burgess, a lifelong resident of Bourne, died October 12 after a brief illness. She was 44.

Carol Sue Mier, 74, of Sagamore Beach died October 11.

Frederick Oswald Fischer Jr., a former resident of Sagamore Beach who was spending his retirement in Sarasota, Florida, died October 10. He was 70.

Donna E. Thompson, 64, of Houston, Texas, died October 14 from a breakout case of COVID-19. She was raised in Bourne.

Jeanne E. Norris, 74, of Bourne died at home on October 5 after a short battle with cancer. She had previously lived in Forestdale.

Frederick Oswald Fischer Jr. died Sunday, October 10, at 70. He was born December 18, 1950, in Dracut to the late Frederick Sr. and Roxy (Chase) Fischer.

Andrew Jeffrey Degan, the 18-year-old son of Michael D. Degan of Sandwich and Michelle E. (Degon-Rinaldi) Degan of Bourne, died in a single-vehicle accident Friday morning,…

Paula L. (Langwa) Markiewicz of East Sandwich died September 29, after a 15-month battle against cancer. She was 76.

Janet Louise Chambers, 78, of Bourne died September 18 at Falmouth Hospital.

Thomas Frederick Murphy Jr. of North Falmouth died September 25 at Falmouth Hospital. He was 83.

Marion F. Popielnicki of Buzzards Bay, formerly of Pocasset, died September 23. She was 91.

Milton Craig Francis Jr., who had a career in engineering, died unexpectedly at his Pocasset home on September 17. Mr. Francis, 65, was known as Brud.

E. Harlan King Jr. of Falmouth, who spent most of his retirement years living in Pocasset, died at home on September 12. He was 83.

Jane Frances Lehmann, 84, of Orleans died at home September 2, after a brief illness. She leaves family in Bourne and Sandwich.

Robert D. Collett III of The Villages, Florida, a former resident of Cataumet, died August 19 after a six-month period of declining health. He was 79.

Angela Marie Costa, 102, died September 6 at Bourne Manor, where she was a resident for eight years.

Joseph P. Connolly, an educator with an interest in anything historical who retired to Mashpee after 34 years of teaching, died at home September 8. He was 92.

Genevieve L. Mooney of Sagamore, who was once a teacher in Bourne and Sandwich, died August 8. She was 100.

Shirley A. Voisine, a former Bourne resident, died September 8 at Catholic Memorial Home in Fall River. She was 91.