Recent Obituaries

Robert Boone Simpson of Sarasota, Florida, died on March 23, 10 days after the death of his wife of 67 years, Charlotte Simpson. He was 91 and leaves family in Sandwich.

Mary E. Chapman of Newton, who leaves family in Sandwich, died at home on March 26. She was 63.

James D. Smith Jr. of Louisville, Kentucky, died on March 24. The former Sandwich resident was 68.

Ruth Anderson, formerly of East Sandwich, died on March 23 at her home in Naples, Florida. She was 104.

William Paul Hafferty of Sandwich died unexpectedly in his home on March 21. He was 64.

Joan Marie O’Malley of Hyannis, an office manager for dentists in Falmouth and Sandwich, died unexpectedly on February 27 at Cape Cod Hospital. She was 63.

Maria Grace Amaral of Sandwich died on March 19 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston. She was 69.

Dr. William F. Smith, a dentist with a longtime Falmouth practice, died in Laconia, New Hampshire, on March 9 after a long illness. He was 87.

Larry Dean Witt of Sandwich, a retired veteran, died at home on March 18. He was 85.

Charlotte Lillian Simpson of Sarasota, Florida, 89, died on March 12. She leaves family in Sandwich.

Michael L. LeComte of Mashpee, a retired engineer and a volunteer for Cape Cod organizations, died on March 14. He was 76.

Dr. Melvin Joel Krant of Sandwich, a pioneer in the field of hospice care, died at home on March 7 following a brief illness. He was 93.

Catherine R. Currier, a lifelong resident of Sandwich and 10th-generation Cape Codder, died at home on March 9 after a short battle with cancer.

Daniel A. Mooney of Sandwich, a veteran and retired Bourne police officer, died on March 14. He was 73.

Lita Mae Gasper of Monument Beach, a former Sandwich teacher, died on March 14. She was 82.