Recent Obituaries

Joseph Charles Martyna, who was named Outstanding Citizen of the Year in 2014 for his professional and community work in Falmouth, died September 20 at Falmouth Hospital. H…

Nancy Jean Nygard of Bourne died September 25 at Falmouth Hospital. She was 89.

John N. Hynes of East Falmouth died at home September 16, following a long illness. Mr. Hynes, 75, settled in Falmouth in 2004 after spending many years in town as a summer…

Jean Margaret MacConnell, 81, of Falmouth died at home on September 13. She was 81.

Juan Celestino Paredes Jr., whose family moved to Falmouth several years ago, died at the age of 29 on August 22 due to a medical condition.

Maureen Bridget Bradley of Sagamore Beach, a licensed practical nurse who cared for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and facilitated support for their families, died S…

Maryellen (Travers) Blaney, 82, of Falmouth Heights died September 16.

Faith S. Hakala of Centerville, who leaves family in Falmouth, died unexpectedly on September 17. She was 79.

Richard B. Finnin, 82, of Monument Beach died at home on September 17.

Elizabeth C. Palmer, 88, of South Yarmouth died unexpectedly on September 10. She leaves family in Falmouth.

Elizabeth A. Quinn of East Falmouth, who was also known as Betty Ann or Betty, died September 14 at the age of 81.

Susan Alice Koser, 57, of East Falmouth died unexpectedly on August 28. She leaves family in Mashpee.

Word has been received that Joan C. Wales of Falmouth died unexpectedly on the Fourth of July. She was 77.

Alexander Paliotto of East Falmouth died September 1 at the age of 90. He leaves family in Falmouth and Sandwich.

Donald E. Mack of East Falmouth died at home on September 9, after a period of declining health. He was 87.

Richard R. Fay of Falmouth, whose research focus was the hearing of vertebrates, died September 1 at Cape Cod Hospital. Dr. Fay was 78.

William Benjamin Fleck, formerly of Falmouth, died August 27 at Providence Mount St. Vincent, an adult care community in West Seattle, Washington. Mr. Fleck, 89, was known as Ben.

Albert Arthur Tilney Wickersham Jr., a lifelong resident of Woods Hole who was known as Bert, died September 8 from a fatal heart attack. Mr. Wickersham, 62, died two weeks…

Craig M. Clarkson of Falmouth, who had served as a sergeant with the Falmouth Police Department, died September 11. He was 73.

Richard M. Hannan, a former resident of Mashpee, died at home on Marco Island, Florida, on September 4. He was 54.

Margaret A. Lacava, a 50-year resident of Mashpee, died August 30 following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Ms. Lacava, who was known as Peg, was 80.

Mary Lucy (Haskell) White of Sagamore Beach, who was called Marylou, died September 12. She was 87.

Heather Meri MacDonald of Mashpee and formerly of Sandwich died August 26, after a long illness. Ms. MacDonald, 66, died at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth.

Christos George Kapopoulos of East Falmouth, 106, died on September 12 at Cape Cod Hospital, after a short illness.

Roberta Jean (Scott) Bracebridge of East Falmouth, who was known as Bobbie, died unexpectedly at home on September 10.

Edward William Doyle of Buzzards Bay died August 31, after a brief battle with COVID-19. Mr. Doyle, 83, was known as Ted.

Dennis E. Norton of Hampden, 53, died unexpectedly on September 1. He leaves family in Bourne and Falmouth.

Betty Jean DeMello, 92, of East Falmouth died September 4 at McCarthy Care Center in East Sandwich.

Paul A. Faraca of Falmouth died August 17 at Atria Woodbriar Park in Falmouth. He was 83.

Jean Ruth McDermott, who lived in the Maravista section of East Falmouth, died September 1 after a long illness. She was 82.

Jeanette K. (Waga) Wye, who moved to Falmouth with her husband in 1988, died in Florida on September 5. Ms. Wye, 96, divided her time between Racing Beach and Lighthouse Po…

Word has been received that Deborah Walsh Chapman of Baldwinsville, New York, a longtime Sandwich resident, died July 23 after seven years of battling lung, liver and brain…

Mary L. Bell, who spent her final years in Falmouth, died August 30 at the age of 99.

Michael Joseph McCarthy, 45, died unexpectedly on August 30. He spent summers on New Silver Beach until his parents permanently moved their family to North Falmouth from Wh…

Regina Teresa Peters, who had served on the Sandwich School Committee for many years, died August 16 of complications from lung cancer. Ms. Peters was 73.

Andres A. Hiltunen of Bourne and Vero Beach, Florida, died August 29. Mr. Hiltunen, 90, was known as Andy.

Madlyn Irene Giberti of East Sandwich, a lifelong educator, died August 7 at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis. She was 91.

Ann M. (Lyons) Sullivan, 94, of East Falmouth died at home on August 24, nine days before her birthday. She leaves family in Falmouth and Mashpee.

Services have been determined for Ingrid T. Mrusek, who owned and operated The Golden Swan restaurant on Main Street for 27 years. Ms. Mrusek, 87, died March 25 and was liv…

James Peter Walsh, who settled in East Sandwich for his retirement years, died August 28 after a brief illness. He was 92.