Recent Obituaries

Frank James Lord, who reenacted the role of “schoolmaster” at the Mashpee One-Room Schoolhouse for a decade, has died at the age of 87. The former Mashpee resident died at …

Dr. Norman M. Starosta, who had a dental practice in Falmouth for 40 of the 64 years he lived here, died February 8 at his home in Falmouth. He was 90.

Marjorie A. Howard of Falmouth, who had been a champion of local animal shelters, died January 27 after a short illness. She was 95.

Thomas J. Larner, 82, of Mashpee died February 4 at Falmouth Hospital.

John William Brackett Jr., 84, of Mashpee died January 25 at Royal Cotuit Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Mashpee after a brief period of illness.

A celebration of the life of Margaret Ellen (Walsh) Giannino has been planned for Friday, February 7, from 5 to 8 PM at Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 74 Algonqu…

Pauline E. DeBarros, 79, of East Falmouth died on January 27 at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis.

Hans R. Fritschi of Mashpee, 83, died January 11 at home after battling Parkinson’s disease for more than a decade.

Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Gerald Willander, 57, of Mashpee died January 25 at Boston Medical Center after a brief illness.

Daniel C. Frye Sr., 86, of Falmouth died at home on January 3.

Olive E. Granville, a longtime resident of Mashpee, died January 22 at her home. She was 95.

Deborah Linda (Duty) Perry, 64, of Mashpee died December 27 after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.

Elinor Anderson Hysko of Mashpee died January 13 at the age of 80.

Carl Alfred Thompson Sr., 91, died January 9 at Royal Megansett Nursing & Retirement Home in North Falmouth. He had lived in North Falmouth for 60 years.

Ruth Ann Van Buskirk Jappe of West Hyannisport, 87, died on January 18. She was a native of Sandwich.

Lyman E. Culver Jr., 72, of Harwich died on January 19. He leaves family in Sandwich and Mashpee.

Dr. Ralph G. Angus, who delivered thousands of babies at Falmouth Hospital, died at home in Wareham on January 18. He was 86.

Christine L. Cook of Clarksville, Tennessee, a former Falmouth resident who leaves family in Mashpee, died unexpectedly on January 13 from medical complications. She was 70.

John William Sheehy, 90, of Mashpee died January 20 after a long illness.

June Astrid Robillard of Mashpee, who was known by many for the free reiki clinics and exercise classes she led and her participation in several social groups in town, has …

Grace J. Talmage of Mashpee, whose understanding of tourism and public relations helped the town on many fronts, has died at the age of 96. Ms. Talmage died January 9 at Ro…

Andrew D. Newton, 57, of Bluffton, South Carolina, died at home December 12. He was the son of Helen R. Newton of Mashpee.