Recent Obituaries

Richard J. Tellier of Boston and East Sandwich, a professional musician and music educator, died November 17. He was 85.

Sheila G. Pickering, a resident of Mashpee for the past seven years, died November 17. She was 73.

Dorothy V. Henderson, 91, of Mashpee died at Falmouth Hospital on November 22 of injuries resulting from being struck by a car while out walking a short distance from her home.

Christian L. Mendes of South Yarmouth, who leaves family in Mashpee and Falmouth, died unexpectedly on November 13 after a brief illness. He was 47.

Joseph Donald Borowski of Mashpee, who had been battling with a heart condition, died November 17. He was 80.

Kathleen Mary Kaminske of Mashpee, who had a long career in nursing, died unexpectedly at Cape Cod Hospital on November 5. She was 91.

Andrew L. Stern, 71, of Mashpee died unexpectedly at home on November 10.

Peter West of Teaticket, who spent many hours of his retirement on the stage in community theater productions, died November 10 at Bridges by EPOCH at Mashpee. He was 85.

Jean T. Johnson of East Falmouth died at home November 9. She was 80.

George J. Miranda Jr., 81, of East Falmouth died November 1 at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. He was known as Sonny.

Steven P. Hynds Jr., 33, of Mashpee and Watertown died unexpectedly on November 5.

William Ilott Jr. of Mashpee died November 7 at Royal of Cotuit Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Mashpee. He was 90.

Harry P. Felger of Mashpee, a retired general surgeon, died October 31 after a brief hospitalization at Falmouth Hospital. He was 100.

William Sebastian Lewis Jr., 83, of Mashpee died November 1 at Royal of Cotuit Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Mashpee.

Kathleen Louise Dolan, 87, of Sandwich died October 19 after a brief illness.

Joseph R. Beford Jr. of Mashpee, who worked in the Falmouth Water Department for many years, died at home on October 8 after a long illness. He was 71.

Elaine (Kapinos) Pueschel, 82, of Mashpee died unexpectedly on October 17.

Anne (Talking Star) Peters Brown, a member of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, Mashpee’s first Native American woman postmaster and a storyteller, died at her home October 8. S…

Annette F. Labute, 60, of Mashpee died at home October 7. She was the wife of Eugene Labute and daughter of Joan (Stafford) Florentine and the late Henry Florentine.

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

Maria Zannis, 101, who lived on her own in an apartment at Mashpee Commons until the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, died September 30 in Newton.

Janette Ann (Leonardo) Zschau of Mashpee died September 26 following a short illness. She was 87.