Recent Obituaries

Deborah Dunkle Clemons, 59, of Hanson died September 18 after a brief struggle with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. She leaves her mother in North Falmouth.

Gregory Shea Aldrich, 50, of Falmouth and Provincetown, and Montreal, Quebec, Canada, died September 18 after a battle with cancer.

Lorraine Joan O’Brien of Nantucket, who leaves family in Falmouth, died September 20 at the age of 90.

Freda (Shnitke) Kaminer of Falmouth, who had an architectural practice in Woods Hole for many years, died September 7. She was 97.

Robert Emmett Dunn, 86, died September 17 at his home on Shore Street in Falmouth.

Sandwich resident Edward Russell Meekins Jr., who had served multiple terms as a Democratic member of the Alaska House of Representatives, died unexpectedly at his home on …

Ruthann Ryan Hellfach, 86, of Teaticket died at home September 12. She had been diagnosed with cancer.

Edwin Prior Rogerson, 51, of Sagamore died August 5. Mr. Rogerson was known as Ted.

Margaret May (Borden) Smith Borden, 100, died September 13 at home in Bourne.

Shea P. Paxton, 33, of Mashpee died unexpectedly on August 5.

Roland L. Wigley, who had an illustrious and productive career in marine science, died at his Woods Hole home on September 16. He was 96.

Dr. Paul Goldring, 79, of North Falmouth died September 21 from cancer.

Rex T. Reed, 72, of East Falmouth died at home on September 18.

Catherine Helen Albers, a former resident of Falmouth, died August 22. She was living in Westborough at the time of her death at the age of 65.

Word has been received that Letha L. Sprout of Falmouth died July 29 after several years of declining health. She was 95.

Einar Ruud of North Falmouth, often referred to as the “Mayor of Megansett,” died September 12. Mr. Ruud, 84, was known for building and maintaining the float and shower at…

Dr. John L. Ewald, 68, of East Falmouth died September 2 after a brief illness.

James T. McDonough, 93, of Falmouth Heights died of natural causes on September 12.

Richard Shiff, 97, of West Falmouth died at home on September 14.

Christine E. Marston, 60, of East Falmouth died unexpectedly on September 7 at Cape Cod Hospital. She had survived a battle with cancer for many years.

Annette M. Sullivan of Mashpee, a former resident of North Falmouth, died September 10 of natural causes. She was 101.

Herbert Michael McAdams Jr., a lifelong resident of Falmouth and a long-time mail carrier and postal worker, died September 16. He was 87.

Mary Lou Andrade, 54, of East Falmouth died September 16 at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis.

Charles J. Perry of Monument Beach, a retired Bourne firefighter who was known as Jeff, died September 11 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth. He was 71.

Marilyn A. McCarthy, 86, of West Yarmouth died September 6. She leaves family in Falmouth.

Longtime educator Ramona V. DeFilippis of Mashpee, a teacher and principal in the Falmouth Public Schools called “Mrs. D.” by her students, died at home on September 11. Sh…

Paul Francis Eldridge of Hyannis, who leaves sisters in Mashpee and Falmouth, died September 9. He was 66.

Margaret Theresa Faria, 97, died September 9 at her home in Hyannis. Ms. Faria, who was known as Maggie, leaves family in Mashpee.

Joseph E. Darling, 88, of Mashpee died September 12 at Wachusett Manor Nursing Home in Gardner.

Steven Robert Gitnik of Mashpee died at home on September 11, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 73.

Robert E. MacDonald, 97, of Mashpee died September 11. He had been under hospice care at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Jodi MacDonald of Littleton, f…

Peter J. Calabria Sr., 89, of Mashpee died unexpectedly on September 12.

Johanna B. (Witt) Morse of Sandwich, who was known as Joni, died September 6 after a brief illness. She was 60.

Daniel L. Slevin, 77, of East Sandwich died September 2 after a long illness.

Paul Frederick Kimball, 80, of Sandwich died September 8 at Royal Falmouth Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

Joseph F. McQuaid of Mashpee died September 5 after an unexpected illness. He was 86.

Joan M. Edstrom, who had a long relationship with Woods Hole Theater Company, died August 4 after a brief illness. She was 80.

Shaun M. Ellis, 59, of Michigan died unexpectedly on September 6. He leaves family in Sandwich.

Robert E. Moran Sr., 86, died August 22 at his home in East Falmouth after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Manuel David Sylvester of East Falmouth died at home on September 6. Mr. Sylvester, 64, had recently been diagnosed with cancer.

Patricia Moran Graves of Mashpee, a former principal and teacher at Barnstable High School, died August 29 after a lengthy illness. She was 69.

Albert C. Sanders IV of Sandwich, who worked as a computer analyst, died August 15 at the age of 61.

Winifred (Jones) Bousfield of Bourne died unexpectedly at Falmouth Hospital on August 25 after a sudden illness. She was 79.

Word has been received that Ann M. (Fitzgerald) McManus, 80, of Venice, Florida, died at home on April 17. Formerly of Bourne, Ms. McManus was active in the Cape Cod Canal …

Word has been received that Irene (Santiago) Handy, 87, of East Falmouth died June 25 after a long battle with kidney disease. She was 87.

Francis P. Donovan of Bourne, who was known as Frank, died September 1. He was 93.

Donald T. O’Neill of Mashpee, a member of the production team at The Boston Globe until his retirement in 1991, died August 20. He was 89.

Lorraine Claire Jolliffe, 93, of Buzzards Bay died August 29 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth.