|Obituaries published Feb. 25, 1999
Philip G. Cook, 91
Retired chief chemist; formerly of Yarmouth
HINGHAM - Philip G. Cook, 91, formerly of Yarmouth, died Sunday at
the Cohasset Knoll Nursing Home in Cohasset.
He was the husband of the late B. Louise (Holbrook) Cook.
Born in Littleton, Mr. Cook graduated from Tufts University in 1928.
He lived in Hingham and previously lived in Yarmouth and Newton Centre.
Mr. Cook worked at General Latex & Chemical Corp. in Cambridge
for more than 40 years, retiring as chief chemist.
He was a former member of the First Congregational Church of Newton.
Surviving are three sons, Philip M. Cook of Duluth, Minn., Richard
S. Cook of Hingham and William B. Cook of Amherst, N.H.; six grandchildren;
and a great-grandchild.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. The Eaton & Mackay
Funeral Home in Newton is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the New England Friends Home, 85
Turkey Hill Lane, Hingham, MA 02043.
Vivian M. Horne, 75
Retired head housekeeper; leaves family on Cape
WESTBOROUGH - Vivian M. (Halpin) Horne, 75, who leaves family on the
Cape, died Monday at Memorial Hospital in Worcester after a period of failing
Born in Framingham, Mrs. Horne was employed for many years by the Westborough
school system as a cafeteria associate and was also employed for 25 years
as a housekeeper for the Westborough State Hospital.
Mrs. Horne became head housekeeper at Paine Hall of the Westborough
State Hospital and retired in 1986.
She was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church.
Surviving are three sons, Les Horne, Richard E. Horne and Daniel M.
Horne, all of Westborough; a daughter, Patricia A. Romkey of East Falmouth;
her longtime companion of more than 30 years, Ray P. Uhlman; a brother,
George Halpin of Marlboro; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren;
and many cousins.
Her funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Luke the Evangelist
Church, 70 W. Main St., Westborough. Burial will follow in St. Luke's Cemetery.
Visiting hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow in the Rand-Harper
Westborough Funeral Home, 62 W. Main St., Westborough.
Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia Society of America,
180 Rustcroft Road, Dedham, MA 02026; or to the American Heart Association,
20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
John Ojala, 56
Bourne native; won many Special Olympics awards
ORLEANS - John Ojala, 56, died yesterday at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis
after a brief illness.
A native of Bourne, Mr. Ojala grew up in Bourne and lived in Falmouth
from 1988 to 1995 in the loving care of Mary and Jim Hunt, with whom he
enjoyed many happy winters in Florida. Most recently, he lived in a Community
Systems residence in Orleans.
Mr. Ojala attended the Nauset Workshop in Hyannis from 1973 to 1995.
He participated in the Bourne Special Workshop Opportunities Program for
many years and in the Special Olympics on both the local and state level,
winning many medals, including "Outstanding Athlete of the Day" in 1986.
In 1987, he was awarded the first Cape Cod "Spirit of the Games" award.
He also earned a special award for outstanding enthusiasm at Camp Fatima
Special Needs week.
He loved horses, music, fire engines and Florida.
He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Joan Ojala Boudrot
and Richard Boudrot of Falmouth.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. John the Evangelist
Catholic Church, 841 Shore Road, Pocasset. Burial will follow in Oakland
Grove Cemetery, Bourne.
Visiting hours are 4 to 7 p.m. tomorrow in the Chapman, Cole &
Gleason Funeral Home, 584 W. Falmouth Highway (Route 28A), West Falmouth.
Memorial donations may be made to the Nauset Workshop, 895 Mary Dunn
Road, Hyannis, MA 02601.
Curtis Sears Sr., 67
Fisherman; construction worker; family on Cape
SOUTH DENNIS - Curtis Sears Sr., 67, died Sunday at his home after
a long illness with cancer.
Mr. Sears worked as a fisherman and in the construction trades for
He is survived by six children, Curtis Sears Jr. of Yarmouthport, Stephen,
Charles and Shawn of Florida, and Bonnie Erickson and Jane Eldridge of
South Dennis; three brothers, Tom Johnson of Hyannis, David Johnson of
West Yarmouth and Donald Wells of North Carolina; a sister, Ruby Challies;
five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mary F. Powers, 85
Worked at Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston
FALMOUTH - Mary F. (Conlon) Powers, 85, a retired office manager, died
Monday at Center for Optimum Care in Falmouth.
Born in Boston, she lived Weymouth and Braintree before moving to Falmouth.
She graduated from Sacred Heart School in Weymouth.
She worked at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston as an office
manager in the anesthesia department until her retirement.
Surviving are a daughter, Linda M. Powers of Hingham; a son, David
E. Powers of Londonderry, N.H.; a sister, Rita E. Conlon of Falmouth; a
brother, Robert E. Conlon of Shrewsbury; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Sacred Heart
Church, Weymouth Landing. Burial will follow in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.
Visiting hours are 4 to 8 p.m. today in the Daniel H. Clancy Funeral
Home, 100 Washington St., Weymouth.
Memorial donations may be made to the Center for Optimum Care, 359
Jones Road, Falmouth, MA 02540.
William E. Forrest, 73
Retired from geological survey to East Dennis
EAST DENNIS - William E. Forrest, 73, died unexpectedly Monday at Cape
Cod Hospital in Hyannis.
He was the husband of Edna E. (Hirn) Forrest.
Born in Long Island City, N.Y., Mr. Forrest lived in Mahwah, N.J.,
and in Cornwall, N.Y. He was a graduate of Cornwall High School and started
his college education at State University of New York at Albany.
At the start of World War II, he enlisted in the Marine Corps and served
in the Pacific and in the United States. He was a member of the Marine
Corps Reserve from 1947 until he retired as a colonel in 1975.
After the war, he earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from
Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. He then worked for the U.S. Geological
Survey in the Water Resources Division.
Mr. Forrest worked for the U.S.G.S. from 1948 to 1981 and lived in
New York, North Carolina, Maryland and Virginia. He retired as the district
chief in 1981 from the offices in Richmond, Va.
He and his wife moved to Brewster from Richmond, Va., in 1983, and
then to East Dennis in 1984.
Surviving besides his wife are a brother, Andrew H. Forrest of West
Exiter, N.Y.; four sisters, Anne Ruggles of Canaan, Conn., Mary Cassels
of Port Charlotte, Fla., Carolin Dempsey of Wiscasset, Maine, and Ellen
Rigatti of Sturbridge; many nieces and nephews; and many grandnieces and
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Massachusetts
National Cemetery, Bourne.
Visiting hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the Doane, Beal
& Ames Funeral Home, 729 Route 134, South Dennis.
Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, 100 North St.,
Hyannis, MA 02601; or to a charity of one's choice.
Halcyone C. 'Caffie' Hurst, 77
Atlantic House co-owner; innkeeper at Hurst House
PROVINCETOWN - Halcyone C. "Caffie" (Cabral) Hurst, 77, an innkeeper
and antiques collector, died unexpectedly Sunday at her home.
She was the wife of Frank Hurst for 54 years.
A lifelong resident of Provincetown, Mrs. Hurst graduated from Provincetown
High School, attended Hunter College and also graduated from Texas A&M.
She joined the Navy in 1943 and served until the end of World War II at
the rank of chief yeoman.
Mrs. Hurst was an art and antiques collector and the co-owner of the
Atlantic House. She was also an innkeeper at the Hurst House on Commercial
Street and rented out shops there as well.
Besides her husband, survivors include three children, Halcyone Tasha,
F.J. Hurst and Crayne Hurst, all of Provincetown; three brothers, William
"Boyzine" Cabral and Robert Cabral of Provincetown and Ronald Cabral of
Florida; a sister, Patricia Papetsas of Provincetown; five grandchildren;
two great-grandchildren; an aunt; and many nieces and nephews.
A private graveside service with full military honors was held yesterday
at the family lot in St. Peter's Cemetery, Provincetown.
Grace R. Trapp, 93
South Dennis resident; was a statistical supervisor
SOUTH DENNIS - Grace R. (Hughes) Trapp, 93, died Sunday at the Cranberry
Pointe Nursing Home in Harwich.
She was the wife of Robert I. Trapp.
Mrs. Trapp was born in Schenectady, N.Y., and worked for the Board
of Fire Underwriters in Buffalo, N.Y. During the World War II years, she
worked in the federal government's service as a statistical supervisor
involved with military personnel accounting. She was also an office manager
and private secretary for a plumbing service company in New York City.
A resident of South Dennis, Mrs. Trapp was a member of the Holy Trinity
Church in West Harwich and the Barnstable County Republican Club. She was
also a member and past president of the Women's Republican Club of New
Besides her husband, she leaves many nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Holy Trinity Church,
Route 28, West Harwich. Burial will be at 12:30 p.m. in the Massachusetts
National Cemetery, Bourne.
The Hallett Funeral Home in South Yarmouth is in charge of arrangements.
Marjorie L. Cooper, 88
Greeting card illustrator; 48-year Falmouth resident
FALMOUTH - Illustrator Marjorie L. Cooper, 88, died Friday at the Center
for Optimum Care in Falmouth.
Born in West Newton, she was a graduate of the Massachusetts School
of Art and moved to Falmouth in 1951.
An artist, she did illustrations for Rustcraft, Gibson Greeting Cards
and Rand McNally.
She was listed in Who's Who of American Women, 1972 to 1973; Foremost
Women in Communication, 1970; Romance of Greeting Cards, 1956; and History
of Christmas Cards, 1954.
She is survived by a sister, Virginia Champion of Quincy; and many
nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the John Wesley
United Methodist Church chapel, 270 Gifford St., Falmouth.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Shirley Hopkins, 81
Former nurse; writer; leaves family on Cape
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - Shirley Bowen Hopkins, 81, who leaves family
on the Cape, died Jan. 25 at her home after a long illness.
Born in Taunton, Mass., she lived in Taunton and North Attleboro and
was a graduate of Cambridge Mount Auburn Hospital School of Nursing.
She began spending her summers in Dennis in 1920, and her love for
the Cape remained with her throughout her life.
After her retirement from the nursing profession, she studied creative
writing and turned her talent to writing family history and short stories,
which included stories about her early days on Cape Cod.
Surviving are five children, Patricia Fitzpatrick of West Yarmouth,
Maureen Jannot of Southfield, Mich., Sheila M. Bowen of Harwich, Eileen
Miller of Boynton Beach and Frank Hopkins of Stuart, Fla.; a brother, George
Allen Bowen of County Cork, Ireland; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Obituaries published May 8, 1999
Danielle A. Mogardo, 16
Former Falmouth student, studied, certified in karate
FALMOUTH - Danielle Ann Mogardo, 16, died yesterday at Morton Hospital
in Taunton from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
She was the daughter of Bruce G. and Michelle (Lajeunesse) Mogardo
of East Falmouth.
Miss Mogardo was a lifelong resident of Falmouth and attended Falmouth
public schools. For the past two years, she attended F.L. Chamberlain School
in Middleboro and was in her sophomore year.
For the past several years, she had studied martial arts at the Falmouth
Self Defense Center in East Falmouth and was certified in karate.
Besides her parents, she is survived by her grandparents, Conrad N.
and Florence P. (Parent) Lajeunesse of Falmouth; a sister, Jessica M. Mogardo
of East Falmouth; and three uncles and two aunts.
The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday from the Chapman, Cole &
Gleason Funeral Home, 584 Old Main Road (Route 28A), West Falmouth, with
a funeral Mass at noon in St. Anthony's Church, Route 28, East Falmouth.
Burial will follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery, East Falmouth.
Visiting hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Chamberlain School, Danielle
Ann Mogardo Fund, P.O. Box 770, Middleboro, MA 02346.
Brian F. Dolby, 44
Vineyard dockworker; Mason; enjoyed fishing
MARTHA'S VINEYARD - Brian F. Dolby, 44, a dockworker, died unexpectedly
Wednesday at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.
Born in Oak Bluffs, Mr. Dolby graduated from Martha's Vineyard Regional
High School. He worked on the dock for the Woods Hole, Martha's Vineyard
and Nantucket Steamship Authority for more than 24 years.
Mr. Dolby was a member of the Oriental Masonic Lodge in Oak Bluffs
as well as the Holy Ghost Society. He loved fishing and golfing.
He is survived by his former wife, Sandra Corr-Dolby of Tisbury; two
children, Michael Dolby and Melissa Kathleen Dolby, both of Tisbury; a
brother, Michael Dolby of Edgartown; a sister, Maureen Stanus of Clearwater,
Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Andrew's Episcopal
Church in Edgartown.
Visiting hours are 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrowin the Chapman, Cole & Gleason
Funeral Home, Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road, Oak Bluffs, with a Masonic
service at 8:30 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the PA Club Scholarship Fund, Oak
Bluffs, MA 02557.
William A. King, 90
Former lawyer, director of insurance information
EAST ORLEANS - William Albert King, 90, a former lawyer, died Tuesday
at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis.
He was the husband of Alberta McGee King.
Born in Roanoke, Va., Mr. King attended Ohio State University Law School,
graduated from National University Law School in Washington, D.C., and
was a member of the Virginia Bar.
Mr. King was employed by New York Life Insurance Co. in Washington,
D.C., and was manager of the West Virginia branch before coming to the
home office in New York City. He retired as director of insurance information.
A World War II Navy veteran, he served as an officer on the USS Mobile
of the 5th Fleet in the Pacific.
Mr. King was a former member of the Larchmont Avenue Presbyterian Church,
Larchmont Yacht Club and the Lions Club. He was also a member of the Federated
Church of Orleans in East Orleans.
Surviving besides his wife are two daughters, Ann Gunsalus of East
Orleans and Patricia Mackey of Potomac, Md.; seven grandchildren; and a
A private memorial service will be held in East Orleans.
Memorial donations may be made to the Snow Library, Orleans, MA 02653.
Robert W. Mayne, 75
Former talk show host; worked for heart assoc.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Robert William Mayne, 75, who leaves family on the
Cape, died Thursday in Orlando.
Born in Everett, Mass., he was a longtime resident of Concord, Mass.,
before moving to Orlando in 1996.
During his working career, Mr. Mayne worked as a radio talk host in
Fort Lauderdale. He later worked in sales, marketing and public relations
for various enterprises, including the American Heart Association.
He is survived by his companion, Mary Hense of Orlando; a son, Robert
W. Mayne Jr. of Woodstock, Ga.; two sisters, Marie Knight of Miami and
Lorayne Ferreira of East Falmouth; a brother, William Mayne of San Antonio,
Texas; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and several nieces and
A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in the Massachusetts
National Cemetery in Bourne.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 2
White's Path, South Yarmouth, MA 02664.
Frederick W. Shaw Jr., 61
Former police dispatcher, P'town firefighter, teacher
PROVINCETOWN - Frederick W. Shaw Jr., 61, died Wednesday at his home
after a long illness.
He was the husband of Patricia Shaw.
Born in Everett, Mr. Shaw was a 1955 graduate of Framingham High School
and also graduated from Massachusetts College of Art in 1959.
Upon graduation from college, he moved to Provincetown and taught art
in the Provincetown/Truro school systems from 1959 to 1975.
Mr. Shaw worked for Provincetown Fire Department for more than 10 years
and for the Truro Rescue Squad from 1975 to 1981. In 1985, he joined the
Truro Police Department as a dispatcher. He retired in the spring of 1998.
He was known as "The voice of 700." He loved gardening and drawing,
and he especially loved to draw lighthouses.
Surviving besides his wife are four daughters, Lynda Shaw-Frankel of
Vestal, N.Y., Debra Shaw of Salisbury, Lisa Colley of Provincetown and
Ami Montejo of Eastham; three sons, William Shaw of Dover, N.H., Steven
Shaw of Allenstown, N.H., and David Shaw of Union, N.H.; a brother, the
Rev. John C. Shaw of Thomaston, Maine; five grandchildren; and a niece
and a nephew.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist
Church, Shank Painter Road, Provincetown.
Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of Cape Cod, 923 Route
6A, Yarmouthport, MA 02675; or to the Visiting Nurse Association of Central
and Outer Cape Cod, 434 Route 134, South Dennis, MA 02660.
Obituaries published October 23, 1999
Martha Long, 91
Homemaker; native of Rhode Island; moved to Cape in '38
DENNISPORT - Martha (Williams) Long, 91, a homemaker, died Wednesday
at Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis.
She was the wife of the late J. Harry Long.
Mrs. Long was born in Providence, R.I., and lived in Dennisport since
1938, moving from Providence.
Surviving are a son, Peter Long of Brewster; a sister, Marion Heffernan
of Reading; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was also the mother of the late Michael W. Long.
A funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. today at Our Lady of the Cape
Church, 462 Stony Brook Road, Brewster.
Burial will be in Swan Lake Annex in Dennis at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Friends of Brewster Elders, P.O.
Box 683, Brewster, MA 02631.
Victor E. Rosenlund, 84
Native of Worcester; former president of Montek Plastics
MONSON - Victor E. Rosenlund, 84, a longtime summer resident of East
Dennis, died Oct. 15 at his home.
He was the husband of Lucille Eleanor (Sewell) Rosenlund, who died
Born in Worcester, Mr. Rosenlund lived in New York and Paxton before
moving to Monson in 1953. He was also a summer resident of East Dennis
His mother died during the great influenza epidemic when he was 5 years
old. He was then raised by his grandparents and his father until the remarriage
of his father.
A graduate of Worcester Public Schools and Lowell Institute of M.I.T.,
Mr. Rosenlund was a plastics engineer and worked by years for Reed-Prentiss
in Worcester, a plastics machine manufacturing company.
In the 1940s, he founded Springfield Moulders, which became Thermotech,
and is now Montek Plastics in Monson. He was president of the company until
his retirement in 1974.
During World War II, Mr. Rosenlund worked in Washington, D.C., for
the government, scheduling production and machinery for the war effort.
Mr. Rosenlund was a member of the First Congregational Church of Monson.
He was very active in town politics, serving on the finance committee,
bicentennial committee and the Sewer Commission. He was a selectman in
Monson for six years, served on the board of trustees of the Monson Saving
Bank and the board of directors of the Quaboag Valley Visiting Nurses Association.
He was also a member of the Monson Senior Center, where he did some volunteer
work and enjoyed their computer program.
Surviving are two sons, David Rosenlund of Waterbury Center, Vt., and
Kenneth Rosenlund of Longwood, Fla.; a daughter, Deborah Lamb of Monson;
a brother, Warren Rosenlund of Woodstock, Conn.; a sister, Margit Swanstrom
of Spencer; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces,
nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Funeral services were held Monday in Monson.
Memorial donations may be made to the Children's Study Home, Sherman
Street, Springfield, MA 01109; or to the First Church of Monson Organ Maintenance
Fund, High Street, Monson, MA 01057.
Nancy A. Marotto, 80
Ohio native; former teacher; active in various charities
PROVINCETOWN - Nancy Anne (Carcione) Marotto, 80, a former teacher,
died unexpectedly Tuesday.
She was the wife of Peter Marotto, who died in 1989, and Stephen Lukacik,
who died in 1958.
Born in Cleveland, Mrs. Marotto grew up in Akron, Ohio, and graduated
from high school, then studies nursing.
In 1946, she married the first time and later gave birth to her daughter.
After her husband died in 1958, she earned a teaching degree so her hours
would be compatible with her daughter's. She then taught second grade in
Akron Public Schools.
She married a second time in 1967 and moved to Provincetown in 1978.
An active member of St. Peter the Apostle Church, she was awarded the
Marian Medal in 1997. She was very active in various Provincetown charities,
including the Kitchen Angels, H.O.W., S.K.I.P., and the food pantry.
The night she died, she had cooked with the Kitchen Angels for the
AIDS Support Group.
Surviving are three daughters, Chrysa Hannah of Ohio, Margaret Marotto
of Florida and Marilyn Marotto of Provincetown; a son, Ronald Marotto of
Ohio; a sister, Mary Mazzola of Ohio; and three grandchildren.
A memorial Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. tomorrow
at St. Peter the Apostle Church in Provincetown.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Peter the Apostle Church, 11
Prince St., Provincetown, MA 02657.
Simone M. Rutledge, 89
Chatham resident; enjoyed painting and the arts
CHATHAM - Simone M. (Planes) Rutledge, 89, a longtime Chatham resident,
died Wednesday at the Pleasant Bay Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in
She was the wife of the late Orrin Rutledge and Ralph Slockbower.
Born in France, Mrs. Rutledge came to the United States at the age
of 4. She was raised and educated in Port Jefferson, Long Island, N.Y.,
and moved to Chatham in 1963 from Ossining, N.Y.
Mrs. Rutledge was a member of the Chatham Garden Club, Eastward Ho!
Country Club, Chatham, First Congregational Church, Chatham and the Riverbay
Association of Chatham.
She enjoyed painting and the arts.
Surviving are two sons, Wayne Slockbower of Norwalk, Conn., and David
Slockbower of Millwood, N.Y.; four grandchildren; and three nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the First Congregational
Church in Chatham. Burial is in People's Cemetery, Chatham.
Memorial donations may be made to the Chatham Angel Fund, 515 Main
St., Chatham, MA 02633.
Former teacher; moved to South Harwich in 1975
SOUTH HARWICH - Catherine (Weer) Ninesling, a former teacher, died
Tuesday at the Eagle Pond Living Center in South Dennis.
Mrs. Ninesling was a teacher in Hudson Falls, N.Y., and moved to South
Harwich in 1975.
Surviving are two daughters, Ellen Epstein of St. Louis and Cathie
Steiner of St. Paul, Minn.; a son, Walter B. Ninesling of Houston; a sister,
Mary Weer of South Harwich; six grandchildren; and a cousin.
Private family services will be held in Argyle, N.Y., at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Benjamin Ninesling Fund, c/o
Guaranty Federal Savings Bank, 3902 FM 1960, Houston, TX 77068.
James M. Revell, 83
Retired utility company head lineman; WWII Navy veteran
SOUTH DENNIS - James M. Revell, 83, a retired utility company head
lineman and World War II veteran, died Oct. 17 at the Brewster Senior Care
He was the husband of Margaret M. (Burton) Revell for 58 years.
Born, raised and educated in Fitchburg, Mr. Revell worked for the Civilian
Conservation Corps as a youth. During his late teens, he was a gymnast.
A World War II Navy veteran, he served as a water tender in the South
Pacific aboard the U.S.S. Wainwright and the U.S.S. Walter B. Cobb.
Mr. Revell worked for 42 years for the Fitchburg Gas and Electric Co.
He started his career with the company as a messenger and worked his way
up through the company as head lineman.
He retired in 1978 and moved to South Dennis from Lunenburg, where
he lived for 28 years.
A former member of the Calvinistic Congregational Church, he loved
watching baseball and was a fan of the Red Sox.
Surviving besides his wife are three daughters, Carol Revell Demont
of Plymouth, Jean Revell Carbonell of Osterville and Cynthia Revell Boudreau
of Lunenburg; a brother, John Revell of Fitchburg; nine grandchildren;
two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Burial and funeral services are private in the Massachusetts National
Albert W. Niemi Sr., 83
Native of Boston; once owned Maplewood Garage in Easton
DENNIS - Albert W. Niemi Sr., 83, a Cape resident since 1990, died
Monday at the Eagle Pond Rehabilitation and Living Center.
He was the husband of Helen J. (Powers) Niemi for 57 years.
Born, raised and educated in Boston, Mr. Niemi graduated from Oliver
Ames High School in North Easton.
Mr. Niemi owned and operated Maplewood Garage in Easton until retiring
and moving to Dennis in 1990.
He enjoyed fishing and watching the Red Sox.
Surviving besides his wife are four sons, Joseph M. Niemi of Cummaquid,
Albert W. Niemi Jr. of Dallas, Kevin J. Niemi of Atlanta, and T. Edwin
Niemi of Cary, N.C.; a brother, Robert Niemi of Mansfield; three sisters,
Inis Cronin of Taunton, Ann Silva and Impi Turner, both of Raynham; three
grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are private.
Richard L. Cole, 79
Marine Corps veteran; retired sales engineer and manager
YARMOUTHPORT - Richard L. Cole, 79, a retired sales engineer and manager,
died yesterday at the Hospice House in Barnstable after a long illness.
He was the husband of Patricia (Hine) Cole for 54 years.
Born in Jamestown, N.Y., Mr. Cole was a 1939 graduate of Jamestown
High School and also graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree
in aeronautical engineering in 1946.
A Marine Corps veteran, he served in the Caribbean and Pacific areas.
He retired as captain with his final unit being Marine Bombing Squadron
From 1946 until his retirement in 1982, Mr. Cole was a sales engineer
and manager for Hope's Windows Inc. in Boston and Jamestown, N.Y. He and
his family lived in Framingham for 20 years before moving to the Cape.
He enjoyed working in his yard.
Surviving besides his wife are a daughter, Jacquelyn A. Newson of Hyannis;
a brother, Harold R. Cole of Charlotte, N.C.; a sister, Virginia Rodgers
of Michigan; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and two nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Hallett Funeral
Home, 273 Station Ave., South Yarmouth. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. in
the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.
Visiting hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Association of Cape Cod,
923 Route 6A, Yarmouthport, MA 02675; or to the Cape and Islands Regional
Cancer Center, 27 Park St., Hyannis, MA 02601; or to the Visiting Nurse
Association of Cape Cod Inc., 434 Route 134, South Dennis, MA 02660.
Thomas L. Smith, 67
Army veteran; laborer for Swan River Furniture
DENNIS - Thomas Leo Smith, 67, a former laborer and Army veteran, died
Tuesday at the Hospice House in Barnstable.
He was the husband of Viola (Naylor) Smith.
Born in Barnstable, Mr. Smith was a resident of Dennis. He worked as
a laborer for Swan River Furniture and served in the Army from 1950 to
Surviving besides his wife are a son, Richard Smith of Yarmouth; a
daughter, Patricia Gigvere of South Harwich; a brother, Robert Smith of
Chatham; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services and burial are private.
Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice House, 88 Railroad Road,
Barnstable, MA 02630.
Helen A. Estey, 76
Active in Dennis, Yarmouth senior centers; enjoyed bingo
SOUTH YARMOUTH - Helen A. (Reilly) Estey, 76, a Cape resident since
the early 1980s, died Wednesday at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston
following recent surgery.
She was the wife of Ralph A. Estey, who died in 1979.
Born, raised and educated in Worcester, Mrs. Estey married in 1944
and settled in Worcester. In 1961, she and her family moved to Leicester.
Mrs. Estey moved to South Yarmouth in the early 1980s, where she had
vacationed for several years.
She was active in the Dennis and Yarmouth senior centers and enjoyed
Surviving are a son, Gary M. Estey of South Yarmouth; three daughters,
Christine Estey of South Yarmouth, Gale A. Lehtola of Hyannis and Susan
A. Rondeau of Fort Mills, S.C.; a brother, Edward Reilly of Worcester;
a sister, Elizabeth Killoran of Worcester; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren;
many nieces and nephews; and her longtime companion and friend, Richard
Hemingway of South Yarmouth.
A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Doane, Beal
and Ames Funeral Home, 729 Route 134, South Dennis. Visiting hours are
2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Cherry Valley Cemetery
Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association
Affiliate, 1 Bromfield St., 5th floor, Boston, MA 02108.