Recent Obituaries

John J. Cahalane of Mashpee, a community leader recently elected to his seventh consecutive term as a member of the board of selectmen, died June 8. He was 72.

Nina L. Hanks, 85, of Mashpee died June 7 at JML Care Center in Falmouth.

Melissa Adele Mills Melendez, an elder of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe who was born here and later lived here in adulthood, died June 3 at home in Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico. S…

Bryan L. Silva, age 57, of West Falmouth died unexpectedly on May 27 at home.

George G. Bingham III, who had owned a limousine service for the last 16 years, died in his Mashpee home on May 29. He was 76.

Ruth Robinson, 84, of Falmouth died on May 29 after a brief illness. She had also lived in North Falmouth and Mashpee in her 30 years as a resident of the Cape.

Tami Frances Zine, 57, of East Falmouth died May 20 from stage 4 pancreatic cancer. She was a former Mashpee resident.

Rosalie A. Patchin of Plainville, who leaves family in Mashpee, died May 16. She was 89.

Bradford L. Hutchenrider of Cotuit and Leesburg, Florida, died May 13 at the age of 74. He was a former Falmouth resident.

John J. Ryan, 73, of Mashpee died at Brigham and Women's Hospital on May 10 after a battle with cancer.

Walter Everett Stone, a resident of Mashpee since 1952, died May 5. He was 99.

Marcia (Brown) Gargiulo, 78, a Mashpee summer resident, died on April 26 in Naples, Florida, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Joseph Raymond Tierney of South Yarmouth, who leaves family in Mashpee, died April 21 at the age of 87.

Word has been received that Sandra Winnifred Feeley of Sandwich and Jensen Beach, Florida, a longtime teacher on the Upper Cape, died October 29. She was 80.

Word has been received that Richard Lee Burnett, 77, of Mashpee died at home on March 10.

Claire L. Lawton of Falmouth, who had a long career in nursing, died on April 14 at JML Care Center in Falmouth. She was 80.

Jacqueline Kay (Anderson) McAllister of Mashpee died April 19, after a period of declining health. She was 74.

Kaisi Nicole Wood, 33, of Barnstable died April 8 at Cape Cod Hospital as a result of organ failure caused by acute alcoholism. She leaves family in Mashpee and Sandwich.