Recent Obituaries

Mary Gomes-DeGrace, 88, of Hyannis died January 10 after a brief illness. She leaves family in Mashpee and Falmouth.

Paul Hagerty of Falmouth, who was known as Sean, died at the age of 52 on Saturday, January 8, from complications of several health issues.

Stephen Jude Doyle, a lifelong Falmouth resident, died January 7. He was 67.

Cherylann Randall of East Falmouth died January 8, after a long battle with cancer. She was 56.

Larry D. Thompson of Mashpee, who had spent summers in Falmouth for many years, died at home on January 3. He was 78.

Robert W. Smith of Falmouth died January 8 at Tobey Hospital in Wareham. He was 87.

Dorothy E. (Pierce) Stephans of Falmouth died January 2 at JML Care Center, after a brief illness. She was 97.

Word has been received that William Brian Wellman of West Falmouth and Winter Park, Florida, died November 26 at home in Falmouth. He was 96.

Word has been received that Kathryn J. Browne, who moved to Falmouth from Marco Island, Florida, in 2016 to be closer to family, died at home on October 31. She was 95.

Jeanne Marie Dunn, who divided her time between Belmont and Falmouth, died December 30. Ms. Dunn, 70, had been under hospice care following complications from a stroke.

Barbara H. Flaherty, who leaves family in East Falmouth, died December 31 at the age of 92. She had been living with her daughter in Dennis for the past few years.

Sophia Rose Mustafa-Urban of East Falmouth died New Year’s Day at McCarthy Care Center in East Sandwich. Ms. Urban, 59, had been diagnosed with chondrosarcoma, a rare form …

Eleanor Osborne Carnese, formerly of Falmouth, died December 11 in St. Augustine, Florida, at the home of her son. She was 94.

Jane Bailey McLaughlin, a longtime volunteer who remained active throughout her life, died of natural causes on December 27 at her home at Atria Woodbriar Place in Falmouth…

Robert Louis Rabesa of Falmouth died at home on December 20 after a brief illness. He was 72.

Nathan Leonard Jacobson of Boston, who lived in Falmouth for many years, died December 25 at the age of 92.

Louis Coburn Turner of Falmouth, who had coordinated herring counts in town for many years, participating since 2006, died December 29. He was 87.

Eva Cardoza, 84, of Falmouth died January 2 after a long illness.

Regina Cecilia McEvoy of Falmouth Heights died December 21 at the age of 88.

Randolph J. Rapoza of East Falmouth died on Christmas morning. Mr. Rapoza was 90.

Maureen Sheehy Jason, 78, of Cataumet died December 26. She had battled health issues for the past decade.

John J. Merriam Jr. of Falmouth, who was known as Jay, died Monday, December 20. He was 66.

Margaret H. Briana, a lifelong resident of Waquoit, died Monday, December 20, after a long period of declining health. She was 88.

Laura B. Crocco, who taught school in Falmouth for many years, died November 26 at Cape Cod Hospital. Ms. Crocco was 86.

Humberto A. Pereira of Centerville, who leaves family in Falmouth, died December 16. He was 85.

Flora Hendricks, 93, of Mashpee died December 17, due to complications from pneumonia.

Barbara J. Mullin of East Falmouth died December 9 during a brief stay at JML Care Center in Falmouth. She was 88.

Nancy O. Church, who was recognized by the Boy Scouts of America for her years of service to that organization, died at her Falmouth home on December 15. She was 85.

Elizabeth Stommel of Falmouth died surrounded by family on December 11. She was 95 years old.

Diana Florence Brooks, 77, of Falmouth died December 13 after a long illness.

Donald L. Hoffer, who spent nearly 14 years as superintendent of beaches for the Town of Falmouth, died December 13. He was 84.

Ann P. Sylvia of East Falmouth, who was known as Pearl, died December 12 at her home after a brief illness. She was 88.

Robert P. Glynn, a former longtime resident of Sagamore Beach and most recently of Clayton, North Carolina, died December 1. He was 77.

Lillian Silva of East Falmouth, who had also lived in Mashpee, died December 11. Ms. Silva, 93, died at home.