Recent Obituaries

Philip C. VanBuskirk, 78, of East Falmouth died October 8, at Cape Heritage Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Sandwich.

Dr. Raymond A. Gagnon of Falmouth, who over his long career in Falmouth delivered some 8,500 babies, died October 11. He was 81.

George A. Benway Jr. of Mashpee died at his home on October 6. He was 85. He leaves family in Sandwich and Falmouth.

Gardner L. Lewis III, a restaurant owner and long involved in Falmouth town government, died October 7, after a several-months decline in his health. He died under hospice …

Dorothy Burst, 63, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, died at home on September 11 following chronic complications of Type 1 diabetes. She was a former resident of North Falmouth.

Virginia E. Fitzpatrick, 86, died September 29 at Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers after an unexpected illness. She was a former resident of Falmouth.

Susan T. Butler of Teaticket died Monday, October 4, after a long recovery from a significant fall in June. She was 74.

Rakeem Saddiq Barrows, who lived at Oriole Group Home in Sandwich, died unexpectedly on September 29. Mr. Barrows, 25, was a former resident of Falmouth.

Jane (Wight) Duffy, who for many years spent summers on Bournes Pond in East Falmouth, died September 23 in Weston at the age of 96.

A celebration of life service for Matthew L. Harlow, a former resident of West Falmouth, will be Saturday, October 9, at 10:30 AM at West Falmouth United Methodist Church, …

Joan Ellen Medeiros of Cape Coral, Florida, died at Cape Coral Hospital on September 17. She was 69 and a former resident of Falmouth.

Laura Skordares, 92, of North Falmouth died September 30 at the Sippican Healthcare Center in Marion.

Heidi Noreen Grimm of East Falmouth died at her home on September 4, after battling with long-term health issues. She was 58.

Eleanor S. Foley of Clinton, who maintained a second home in North Falmouth, died September 28. Ms. Foley, 75, died at UMass Memorial HealthAlliance Hospital Leominster, fo…

Robin Leigh Franks, 58, of North Attleboro died September 21 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital.

Michael A. Perry, 70, of Hyannis died September 25 at Cape Cod Hospital. He leaves family in Falmouth and Mashpee.

Yvonne Marie Page Frye, 82, of East Falmouth died September 11.

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

Helend Verrochi, 93, of East Dennis died September 22. She leaves family in Sandwich and Falmouth.

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.

Mark R. Campbell, 64, of North Falmouth died September 17, after a long illness.

Stephen Lawrence Hughbanks, 63, of Marstons Mills died September 7 at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis. He leaves family in Falmouth.

Word has been received that Cheryl Anne Palmer, 63, of East Falmouth died April 26.

Mary E. (Turner) Tansey of Falmouth, who had worked in the production department at the Enterprise, died on September 16. She was 99.

Joan Ellen Medeiros of Cape Coral, Florida, died at Cape Coral Hospital on September 17. She was 69 and a former resident of Falmouth.

Rosalyn M. Lacerda of Falmouth died September 18 at Falmouth Hospital after a brief battle with cancer. She was 77.

Ibraheim Smith of East Falmouth, who was known as Ibe, died September 20 after a brief illness. He was 70.

Stephen Eugene Panzone of East Falmouth died unexpectedly on September 18 at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was 63.

A memorial service for Dr. Bernard E. Maney of Mashpee will be celebrated on Saturday, September 25, at 11 AM at Parish of Christ the King in Mashpee.

Charlotte M. Boccuzzi, 83, of Ashland died Tuesday, September 14. She was a former resident of East Falmouth and Mashpee.

Michael C. Gabriel of Mashpee, formerly of West Falmouth, died on August 30 at the age of 86.

Richard G. DeMello, who retired from Falmouth Fire Department after serving for three decades, died Tuesday, September 14, at the age of 94.

Glenn A. Chalifoux of East Falmouth, 73, died September 8 after a long illness.