Recent Obituaries

Veronica Suzanne Reeves, 40, of Brewster died unexpectedly on May 10. She was a former resident of East Falmouth and leaves family in Mashpee and Falmouth.

A memorial service for Jane H. Ferris will be Wednesday, May 18, at 11 AM at Waquoit Congregational Church, 15 Parsons Lane in Waquoit.

Leroy S. Peterson, who lived in Falmouth for his entire life, died unexpectedly at his North Falmouth home on April 19. Mr. Peterson, who was known as Roy, was 90.

Edward T. Van Keuren, 83, died April 26 at the McCarthy Care Center in East Sandwich, after a brief illness. He had been a resident of East Falmouth since 1995.

Jean Harding Pierce of Woods Hole and Boca Grande, Florida, died May 6 in Boca Grande. Ms. Pierce, 94, was known as Je-Je.

Mary Frances Sullivan Mulloy, a former resident of Falmouth, died May 6 after several years of declining health. Ms. Mulloy, who was known as Mary Fran, was 91.

Charles Percy Colbath Jr., 98, of Osterville died May 8. He leaves family in Bourne and Falmouth.

John Edward Martin of Falmouth, who was known as Jack, died on May 6 at the age of 89.

Donald E. White of East Falmouth died May 5 at Royal Falmouth Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was 86.

Catherine Rieser Williams, whose initial connection to Falmouth took place 75 years ago, died April 26 at the age of 96.

Lawrence Stephen Ferreira, 73, of Falmouth died at home on May 4, after a battle with cancer.

Charles Michael de Punté of Hatchville, who was known as Mike, died at home on April 8. He was 81.

Connie Batista, 90, of Falmouth died April 28. She leaves family in East Sandwich.

Amber LeeMarie Sylvester of Nashville, Tennessee, formerly of East Falmouth, died April 26.

Edward T. Stafford of West Falmouth died April 26 at Falmouth Hospital. He was 91.

Patrick Gerald Davis, 56, of Harwich died at home on April 22, after a battle with cancer. He was the brother of Jonathan Davis of Falmouth.

Robert Keating of St. Augustine, Florida, a former Mashpee resident who leaves family in Falmouth and Cataumet, died on March 28. Mr. Keating, 73, died in hospice at Mayo C…

Lilo E. Gandolfi of Oro Valley, Arizona, a former longtime resident of East Falmouth, died April 19 in Tucson at the age of 92.

Roberta J. Cota, 86, of East Falmouth died at home on April 23.

Dorothy M. Harris, 82, of Lakeville died April 7, following a long illness. Formerly of Falmouth, she leaves family in Falmouth and in Mashpee.

Avis Anne Clay, 94, died April 14 at Keystone Place in Buzzards Bay. She leaves family in Falmouth.

Karen J. Hutchins, 65, of East Falmouth died April 18. She was known as K.

John C. Cockerham of Raynham, a former Falmouth resident who worked as a bank and insurance regulator during his career, died April 22 at the age of 74.

Word has been received that Judith C. Harper, who taught art in Falmouth at one time, died November 22 at McCarthy Care Center in East Sandwich following an extended period…

Loraine M. O’Neil, a former East Falmouth Elementary School teacher and longtime resident of Falmouth Heights, died on April 11 at the age of 72.

Thomas G. Lawson, who lived in North Falmouth and had served on the Falmouth Design Review Committee, died at home on February 3 after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Taylor M. Tromp of Falmouth died unexpectedly on April 19 in Providence, Rhode Island. She was 25.

Michael Andrade of West Barnstable, formerly of Falmouth, died on April 15 after a nine-year battle with cancer. He was 51 years old.

Rosemarie (Sorrenti) Gilgun died at her daughter’s home in East Falmouth on April 12. She was 88.

Richard Sale Edwards Jr., a longtime employee at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, died on January 28 at home in Woods Hole, after a six-year battle with lung cance…

Thomas F. Woodring, 95, died at his daughter's home in East Falmouth on Sunday, April 17. He was 95.

George H. Lebherz Jr., longtime town moderator, attorney and judge, died Sunday, April 17. He was 92.

Marilyn A. Hanley, who had lived for many years in Falmouth, died April 1 at JML Care Center in Falmouth. She was 91.

Edward Viveiros Mello of North Port, Florida, who had served for 24 years on the Falmouth Fire Department, died March 14 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He was 80.