Recent Obituaries

Michael Joseph Beatty, 67, of South Yarmouth died June 28 at Tufts Medical Center after a short illness. He leaves a brother in Sandwich.

Diane Bonito, 46, of Greenwood, South Carolina, died unexpectedly on June 30. She was a former resident of Mashpee and Falmouth.

Emma R. (Medeiros) Motta of East Falmouth died July 6 at Royal Falmouth Nursing & Retirement Center. She was 95.

David G. Braithwaite of Milton, an administrative judge for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, died June 25 at the age of 53.

Robyn Louise Atamian, 67, of East Falmouth died June 28 after a struggle with COVID-19.

Hope Elizabeth Harrington, a longtime resident of Falmouth, died June 22 after a short illness. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ms. Harrington’s 96th birthday in May was cele…

Ray William Bortz, 86, of North Falmouth died at home on June 28 after a long illness.

Word has been received that William Bancroft Kelly, a former Falmouth resident, died March 10 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care George and Margaret Morris Center f…

Therese Sierra, 56, of Buzzards Bay died June 22 at her home, following a brief illness.

Arie Levy Bos, 88, of Bourne died June 27 at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Former Sandwich Public Schools Superintendent Peter J. Cannone died at his Sandwich home on June 27 after a long illness. He was 77.

Judith Frances Lewison, 94, of Mashpee died on June 23 at Royal of Cotuit Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Mashpee.

Roland Place of Yarmouthport, who leaves family in Sandwich, died at home on June 1. Mr. Place, who was known as Jerry, was 78.

Blossom Snoyer Nissman, an educator who had spent the majority of her retirement years living in Mashpee, died June 24 in St. Petersburg, Florida. She was 92.

Word has been received that Agnes F. Thomas of Teaticket, a longtime familiar face at the Falmouth School Administration Building, died on March 21. She was 78.

Retired United States Coast Guard Rear Admiral John L. Linnon of East Falmouth, whose military service spanned 40 years, died June 15. He was 84.

Charles Ronald Merriam, 94, of Sandwich died June 20 at Cape Cod Hospital.

A. Elizabeth (Rettig) Menslage, who leaves family in Sandwich, died June 22 at Life Care Center in Plymouth. She was 69.

Francis E. Wynn Sr., who made his home in Pocasset for more than 35 years, died June 23 at Bourne Manor Extended Care Facility. He was 84.

H.A. McCarthy, a former Chicago police officer, died at home in East Falmouth on June 17. Mr. McCarthy, 67, was known as Mac.

Shirley A. Parkhurst of Pocasset died at home June 15, after a brief battle with melanoma. She was 66.

Frank Pagan Coy Jr. of East Falmouth died May 27 after a long battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, and respiratory illnesses. He was 63 years old.

Leo J. Dwyer, a longtime custodian in the Sandwich Public Schools, died at his Hyannis home on June 12. Mr. Dwyer was 70.

A memorial service for Gabrielle Black of West Barnstable, who leaves family in Sandwich, will be Saturday, June 27. The family will greet guests at 3 PM and the service wi…

Timothy Shawn Norton of Leominster died June 15, after a long battle with mental illness and addiction. Mr. Norton, 59, was a former Mashpee resident.

Word has been received that Roger D. Jones of Mashpee died in his sleep April 20, due to an unexpected illness. He was 26.

Mary Elizabeth Denneny, who had taught Latin at Falmouth Academy, died June 11 at the age of 96. For the last seven years she had been a resident of JML Care Center in Falm…

Former East Falmouth resident Audrey A. (Stratton) Perry of Shrewsbury died June 12 at the age of 88.

Word has been received that Regina M. McEvoy of Romeoville, Illinois, formerly of Falmouth, died May 10 from complications of COVID-19. She was 63.

Nancy Mavis Kingerlee, who lived in town for more than 30 years, died June 12 at JML Care Center in Falmouth, from complications of COVID-19. She was 95.

James F. O’Connor, 79, of Wellesley and Sippewissett died June 9 at his home in Wellesley.

Retired district court judge and East Falmouth resident Brian Rowe, 84, died at home on June 9 after a lengthy illness.

Angelina (Rosati) Pilla of East Falmouth died at home on June 6. She was 89.

Jeremy Warner Murray, the son of Donna Fish of Bourne and James Murray of Sandwich, died at home in Bourne on May 28. He was 35.

Leslie A. Marsh of Mashpee, a retired banker and community volunteer, died unexpectedly on May 23 at the age of 68.

Elaine Ferreira Niemi, 70, of Boca Raton, Florida, died at home on June 8. She was a former Falmouth resident.

Patricia Mary Raftery of Hull, formerly of Mashpee, died June 10 after a progressive illness complicated by COVID-19. She was 74.

Richard Cushing Merigan, who leaves family in Bourne, died June 10 in Brewster. He was 71.

Vincent W. Liberto, who retired as chief of police in Milford, died at his Mashpee home on June 7 after an illness. He was 83.