Recent Obituaries

Kenneth Milton Cunha of Boca Raton, Florida, died March 25 at Hospice by the Sea at John Knox Village in Pompano Beach. Mr. Cunha, 57, was raised in Falmouth.

Richard Seymour Blake of East Falmouth died March 29 at Falmouth Hospital. He was 94.

Laurent O. de Rochefort, 56, who arrived in Woods Hole to spend a summer but ultimately remained to make the village his permanent home, died March 27.

Harold Robert O’Connell, who was known as Bob, died March 27 at his East Falmouth home. He was 86.

Florence E. Lyons, 84, of Bradenton, Florida, died March 16 after a long illness. She was a former resident of East Falmouth.

Estelle H. MacDonald, 101, of Braintree died at home March 30. She leaves her son Douglas D. MacDonald and his wife, Maria K. MacDonald, in East Falmouth.

Thomas R. Perry Jr., 92, of Shrewsbury died March 29. He was a former resident of East Falmouth.

Donald R. Stewart, formerly of East Falmouth, died March 25 at home at Laurentide at Mashpee Commons. He was 91.

Anna M. Morse, 90, of Eastham died March 25. She leaves a nephew in Mashpee, whom she raised.

Mary Elizabeth Richer, 84, of Falmouth Heights died at home Tuesday, March 24.

Ruth V. Waight, 97, of Falmouth died March 18 at Royal Megansett Nursing & Retirement Center in North Falmouth. She was known as Ginny.

Edmund K. Brown, 86, of Bristol, Maine, died March 14. He was a former longtime resident of North Falmouth.

Marion E. Joergensen, who for more than two decades directed the Mashpee Singing Seniors, has died. Ms. Joergensen, 92, died March 23 at Atria Woodbriar in Falmouth.

E. Robert Poulin, who had been the assistant baseball coach at Mashpee Middle-High School, died March 13. Mr. Poulin, 83, had recently moved from his home in Mashpee to Vir…

Dana Michael Leach, 58, of Bourne died at home March 15 after a long battle with cancer.

Donald H. Clauson, 90, of East Falmouth died March 18 at Falmouth Hospital.

Word has been received that Andrea L. Bishop, 69, of East Falmouth died December 30 at Falmouth Hospital after a two-year battle with cancer.

Vurla Evelyn O’Hara of Marstons Mills, a former resident of East Falmouth, died March 12. She was 88.

Thomas James Kirby Jr., who had lived in Falmouth, Mashpee and Bourne during his retirement years, died March 7 at JML Care Center in Falmouth. He was 96.

Virginia Isabelle (Coates) Hanson Busiek, 78, died February 13 at Royal Falmouth Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was known as Gail.

Elsie L. Andrade of Falmouth died February 28 after a short illness. She was 91.

Louise H. Sneade of Shrewsbury, who with her late husband, Walter E. Sneade, owned a summer home in New Silver Beach, died February 25. She was 96.

Word has been received that Joseph R. Uzmann, 94, a former Falmouth resident, died January 1 in Plymouth.

Robert Vernon Rice of Falmouth died February 17. He was 95.

Francis P. McDonagh, 80, of North Falmouth died Tuesday, March 10, after a long illness.

Jacqueline (Reul) Keel of East Sandwich died Friday, March 6. She was 75.

Richard W. Franklin of Westborough, formerly of Falmouth, died March 5 after a battle with cancer. He was 63.

Stella Evangeline (Nidock) Banner, 94, of Falmouth died March 5. She leaves family on the Upper Cape.

Thomas E. Sampson, 62, of Lakeville died at home on February 26. He leaves family in Falmouth.

Delmar Reynolds Hughes Jr. of Hanover, New Hampshire, who had spent summers in Menauhant for decades, died February 22. He was 94.

Word has been received that scientist emeritus and former Woods Hole resident Elazar Uchupi died on February 4 at the age of 91. He had lived near his sisters, nephews and …

Daniel Arthur Gaboury, 77, of Falmouth died February 28 from complications of multiple myeloma.

Elizabeth Jean Leighton, a resident of Falmouth for 78 years, died Monday, March 2, at Falmouth Hospital after an unexpected illness. She was 79.

Sandra M. Pelletier, 63, of East Falmouth died February 25 at Cape Cod Hospital.

Megan Hannah Bliss, 46, of East Falmouth died February 20, while waiting for open heart surgery.

Tristan Jeriyah Velez, 4, of Falmouth died at home of brain cancer on February 25. Tristan was diagnosed with medulloblastoma in June 2017. He was treated by the neuro-onco…

Jean Whitaker Westwater, 93, died March 2. She was a recent resident of Atria Woodbriar Place in Falmouth and a former resident of Mashpee.

Shirley Yaylaian Setian, who worked tirelessly to educate the world in recognizing the atrocities of the Armenian Genocide, has died at the age of 86. Ms. Setian, whose Arm…

There will be a memorial service Saturday, March 7, for James R. Walker Sr., a former resident of Pirates Cove in Mashpee, who died February 5 at the age of 93.

Eileen M. (Steeves) Mello, 87, died at her home in Falmouth on March 2.

Shawn M. Claudio, 26, of East Falmouth died February 26 at Falmouth Hospital.

Mary V. Weidman, 81, of Falmouth died February 26 at Royal of Cotuit Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Mashpee, following a long illness.

Robert J. McAdams Sr. of North Falmouth died Tuesday, February 25, at Falmouth Hospital, after a period of failing health. He was 86.