Miscellaneous Barnstable County, Massachusetts Obituaries

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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 health.
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 many years.
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 grandnephews.
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 Mexico.
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 great-grandchild.
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 nephews.
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 in 1982.
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 since 1950.
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 Brewster.
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.

Catherine Ninesling
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 Center.
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 Cemetery, Bourne.

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 VMB 611.
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 1955.
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 playing bingo.
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 in Leicester.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association Affiliate, 1 Bromfield St., 5th floor, Boston, MA 02108.


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