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    Patricia R. Macara 11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM Truro,MA

    Patricia R. [O’Leary] Macara, 81, of Truro died peacefully at home on Thursday, November 15th, surrounded by her loving family, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was the wife of Manuel G. Macara, Jr. Born and raised in Biddeford, Maine, the daughter of the late Robert and Melina O’Leary, she attended local parochial schools. Patricia met Manny while he was stationed at the Biddeford Pool Coast Guard Station. They were happily married for 63 years. Pat worked as a waitress, and in a card shop before moving to Truro, where she worked for many years at the Highland Links Golf Course. Her first love, however, was her family.…

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    Manuel ‘Manny’ Souza 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM Truro,MA

    Manuel “Manny” Souza, 93, died peacefully at his North Truro home on Thursday, Oct 18, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of his beloved and devoted wife Virginia (Soares) Souza. They recently celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary. Born in Provincetown, Manny was the son of Manuel P. and Georgianna C. Souza. He graduated from Provincetown High School in 1944. Manny served in the Army and was stationed at Fort Devens, MA, Fort Knox, KY and Fort Lewis, WA before his honorable discharge. Upon his return, he met and married Virginia in 1949. Manny worked numerous jobs including Anybody’s Market and the First National before commencing his…

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    Ross Alexander Williamson 9/29/2018 12:00:00 AM Truro,MA

    Ross Alexander Williamson, 27, of Bolton, CT and North Truro, MA died Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Ballston Beach on Cape Cod after being swept into the water by a heavy surf. A perfect day for Ross was walking Ballston Beach to Newcomb Hollow watching waves crashing as seagulls flew across blue sky punctuated with white puffy clouds, piping plovers scampering along the sand, pebbles rolling down the dunes and seals popping up to seemingly follow his travels. That’s exactly the day he found last Saturday. Ross attended Bolton Schools, E.O. Smith STAAR Program, Holiday Hill Summer Day Camp and audited courses at University of Connecticut. For his high school…

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    Brittany Avila 8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM Truro,MA

    Brittany Avila of Yarmouth passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 17, 2018. She was 32. Born May 14, 1986, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Susan Avila. Raised in the Provincetown/Truro area, she graduated from the Cosmetology Program at Cape Cod Technical High School in Harwich. She enjoyed practicing her craft on her many friends and family. She also liked helping her mother with holiday baking, spending time at New England Dragway with her father and sister, as well as being a loyal friend and a loving mother. Brittany will be missed by her daughter Ryleigh Zarate of Dennis, sisters Christy Avila of Truro and Kali MacLauchlan…

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    Edward L. Perry 8/21/2018 12:00:00 AM Truro,MA

    Edward L Perry, 91, of North Truro passed away August 21, 2018 with his wife and children by his side. He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Mary (Donahue) Perry. Edward was the Postmaster of the North Truro Post Office for 27 years, until his retirement in 1990. He was a member of the Truro Volunteer Fire Department for over 40 years, earning the rank of Captain. He was also a member of the Truro Board of Fire Engineers. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children Christopher Perry of East Windsor, NJ, David and Louise Perry of North Truro, Karen and Domingo Joseph…

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    Lucy J. Perry 7/3/2018 12:00:00 AM Truro,MA

    Lucy Jeanette Perry of Truro died Tuesday July 3, 2018 in her home on the Perry Farm. She was in her 102nd year. Her husband, John S. Perry died in 2001. The Perry Farm, has been a part of Truro since the late 1800s. Lucy was born in Middlebourgh, the daughter of the late Charles and Jenny (Wrington) Athansiou. Her dad was from Greece and her mom was English. They had a bake shop and made Christmas candy. Lucy belonged to Eastern Star and met her future husband John at a youth group celebration in Plymouth. About a year after they’d met she came to Truro and soon they married.…

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    Joseph A. Duch 6/1/2018 12:00:00 AM Truro,MA

    Joseph A. Duch of Truro passed away at home, Friday June 1st, surrounded by family. He was 77. Born in Norwich, Connecticut, he was the son of the late Claire and Joseph C. Duch. He attended local schools, and after college graduation became a school teacher in the Boston school system. He spent many summers on the Outer Cape, and after retirement 30 years ago, moved to North Truro with his partner of 35 years, Sampan Wootirat. He is survived by sisters Pauline Henson of Mystic, CT, Karen Gilliland of Gail’s Ferry, CT and a brother, Timothy Duch and his wife Deb, of Norwich, CT. A Memorial Service is planned…

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    An R. Kane 5/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Truro,MA

    An Renhult Kane, 58, of Truro died Saturday, May 5th at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis after a short illness. She was the wife of Carter Kane. Born in Concord Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Meriam Renhult. She graduated from Concord Carlisle High School and received her Bachelor’s Degree in History from the University of New Hampshire. She worked at a variety of jobs after college, but always looked forward to summering with her family in Truro. It was in Truro that she met her future husband. After a 6-year courtship, they married 21 years ago this month. It was her background in history that…

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    Warren Hassmer 4/7/2018 12:00:00 AM Truro,MA

    Warren Hassmer was born on August 3, 1921, in Brooklyn, and died on April 7, 2018, after a brief illness. He came to Provincetown first in the summer of 1947, where he made friends with people like Tennessee Williams, and returned often. In July of 1955, he and the architect Donald Jasinski built the magical modernist mushroom house called Farfalla (“Butterfly”), on the hill above 236R Bradford Street, a house that David W. Dunlap called “a fantasy spot for generations of neighborhood children” and “one of the few serious works of mid-century Modernism in Provincetown.” (See the Farfalla page in Dunlap’s on-line book https://buildingprovincetown.wordpress.com/?s=236r+bradford+). Warren lived in Farfalla for many…

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    Denis J. Mooney 12/28/2017 12:00:00 AM Truro,MA

    Denis J. Mooney, 80, of Truro passed away Thursday, December 28th at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Carol (Ramey) Mooney. In addition to his wife Carol, he is survived by a daughter, Karen Mooney of Truro and son, Kevin Mooney of Las Vegas. A complete obituary will be published shortly. Family and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Saturday, January 13th at 10:00 am at St. Peter the Apostle Church, 11 Prince St., Provincetown. If desired, donations in Denis’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Family Support Center, 2095 Main St, Brewster, MA 02631 or the VNA of Cape Cod…

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    Anthony Charles Joseph 10/26/2017 12:00:00 AM Truro,MA

    Anthony Charles ‘Tony’ Joseph died unexpectedly from a cerebral embolism on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Cape Cod Hospital. He was the husband of Susan A. (Gilman) Joseph. Anthony was born in Provincetown on May 19, 1952 in the Bradford Street home of his parents, Anthony E. Joseph and Alice O’Grady Joseph. He graduated from Provincetown High School and attended Massachusetts Maritime Academy where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Navigation. Anthony’s love of the sea was cultivated from a very early age. He often referred to himself as the son of a son of a son of a fisherman. The sea was in his veins as…

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    Helen Knuble Perry 9/2/2017 12:00:00 AM Truro,MA

    Helen Knubel Perry, 87, of Milford, NJ and North Truro, MA passed away at the Seashore Point Wellness and Rehabilitation Center in Provincetown, MA on Saturday, September 2nd, 2017. Helen was born February 9, 1930, in Rochester, NY to Alice Bark Knubel and Frederick Herrmann Knubel. She and her family moved to New Rochelle, NY when she was 16 years old. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Gettysburg College and a master’s in Physical Therapy from Boston University Sargent College. After graduating in 1954, she spent a year in Stuttgart, Germany with the Lutheran World Federation helping to relocate WWII refugees to the United States. After her return, she went…

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    Ronna M. Hoffmann 9/2/2017 12:00:00 AM Truro,MA

    Ronna Mae Hoffmann died at home, surrounded by her family, on September 2, 2017. She had battled Parkinson’s disease for many years with great courage and dignity. A memorial service for Ronna will be held at 3 pm Saturday September 9th at St. Mary’s of the Harbor Church Hall, 517 Commercial St., Provincetown. Ronna was born in Wisconsin to a family of simple means. Her parents encouraged reading, education, and hard work as a way to make life better. As a child, she lost herself in the wonder of books and their stories which made her see that words could make a whole new world for her. She translated that…

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    Eric ‘Foo’ Williams 2/7/2016 Provincetown, MA / Truro, MA / Dennis, MA / Brewster, MA

    Eric ‘Foo’ Williams, a lifelong Truro resident, died Sunday, February 7, 2016. He was 28. Born in Barnstable, he was the son of Ronald Williams of Truro and Jacquelyne Mastrianna of Brewster. He was a graduate of Provincetown High School. During his childhood, he enjoyed horseback riding, motocross and hanging out with his many friends at Noon’s pit. After high school, Eric was well known for his hard work and seemed to excel at any job he undertook. Over the years, he did landscaping, construction work, was a machine operator and drove truck. He also was a member of the Truro Fire/Rescue. Along with his father Ronald and mother, Jacquelyne…

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    Peter G. Maxon, Sr. 9/7/2015 Truro, MA / Provincetown, MA / Naples, FL

    Peter G. Maxon Sr. ,75, of Truro and Naples, FL, lost a two year battle with cancer on September 7th, peacefully passing away at home surrounded by his loving family. Pete was born in Norwood, MA on February 5, 1940, graduated from Norwood High School, class of 1957 and earned his Associates Degree in Business at Johnson and Wales College in Providence, RI. He served his country proudly during the Vietnam Conflict in the United States Navy as an air crewman in an S2 squadron on the USS Midway. He retired from military service as a Staff Sergeant in the Massachusetts Army National Guard. Pete owned an automotive repair business,…

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    Ruth Beane Tobias Santos 6/13/2015 Provincetown, MA / Truro, MA

    Ruth V. Santos, a longtime Provincetown resident, died, at home, June 13, 2015 surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Rudolph Santos. She was loved and admired by all that knew her. She is survived by her sister, M. Annette Chosse of Provincetown, her two sons Ray Tobias and his wife Vickie from Asheville, NC, and Warren Tobias and his wife Diana of North Truro. She also leaves three grandchildren, Athalyn Sweeney and her husband Michael of Nantucket, Caitlin Tobias-Martin and her husband Christopher of Plymouth, and Zachary Tobias of North Truro. Two great grandchildren, Aille and Lochlan Sweeney also survive her. A private service is…

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    Carol A. Enos 6/9/2015 Provincetown, MA / Truro, MA

    Carol ‘Nancy’ (Tiernan) Enos of Provincetown passed away peacefully at Seashore Point on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. She was 77. Born in Chelsea, she was the daughter of the late James and Mira (Fitzmyer) Tiernan. She moved to the Provincetown area over 60 years ago and was the wife of the late Melvin R. Enos. She worked as a restaurant hostess in Provincetown for many years. She is survived by her son James Enos and wife Beth of Orlando Fl. Daughters Carol Motta and husband Todd of North Truro, Jill Enos of Provincetown, and Jackie Enos of Malden, as well as grandchildren Brandon Motta and wife Sarah Katie Motta, and…

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    Marcia Morgan Wheeler Falconer 4/15/2015 Truro, MA / Provincetown, MA / Corning, NY

    Marcia W. ‘ Mish’ Falconer, recently of Provincetown MA, died April 15, 2015 while residing at Seashore Point Wellness Center in Provincetown. She was born May 3, 1922 in Corning, NY to the former New York Supreme Court Justice John Charles Wheeler and Martha Morgan Wheeler. Mish attended Abbott Academy and graduated Harcum College. She is survived by her daughter Sandra Evans Falconer of Baltimore, MD, and her son Peter Cross Falconer of North Truro, MA, as well as may nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Walter Cross Falconer, who disappeared at sea in the Bahamas April 2, 1980, and her son Steven Cushing Falconer who died…

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    Florence Alexander 3/30/2015 Provincetown, MA / Truro, MA

    Mrs. Florence (Corea) Alexander, a life long resident of Provincetown died Monday March 30, 2015 at Seashore Point in Provincetown. She was the wife of the late Warren A. Alexander who died in 1971. Born on December 25, 1919, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Mayo) Corea and the sister of the late John Corea. Only 51 years old when her husband died, Florence was a resourceful, self-reliant woman. She was a hairdresser for many years, only retiring about 5 years ago. For many years she worked as the hairdresser at Gately Funeral Home, the former McHoul Funeral Home providing services for many former customers and…

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    Francis ‘Flyer’ Santos 4/5/2015 Provincetown, MA / Truro, MA / East Greenwich, RI

    Francis A. Flyer’ Santos 100, died peacefully at home on Sunday, April 5th. He was the husband of the late Irene (Maille) Santos. Born in Provincetown, the son of Joseph P. and Madeline (Santos) Santos, he was a graduate of Provincetown High School. He was a custom boat designer and master builder, owning Flyers Boat Yard for over 70 years. Flyer was a native son of Provincetown, and proudly served the town in many different capacities, both public and private over the years. He served on the Board of Selectman in the 1950’s, and lent his time and talent to numerous other town committees. In 1950, he founded the West…

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    Susan Carol Avila 3/10/2015 Provincetown, MA / Truro, MA

    Susan C. Avila, 59 of Truro died peacefully at home surrounded by her loved ones on Tuesday, March 10th. Family and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass to be held Saturday, April 11th at 10:00 am in St. Peter the Apostle Church, Prince St, Provincetown. Donations in Susan’s memory may be made to the ‘Lots of Hope Team, Relay for Life of the Lower Cape, American Cancer Society, 1324 Belmont St, Suite 204, Brockton, MA 02301 or the ‘Run to the Top, Cape Cod FF/EMS Cancer Relief Fund, PO Box 1289, South Dennis, MA 02660 A complete obituary will appear shortly. View Full Notice → Susan Carol Avila…

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    Rita G. Peters 2/22/2015 Provincetown, MA / Truro, MA

    Rita G. Peters, 96 of Provincetown, died Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Seashore Point Wellness Center in Provincetown. She was the wife of the late Sherman Peters. Born in Truro, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Frazier) Gray. After graduating from Provincetown High School, Mrs. Peters worked in retail sales for several businesses in Provincetown, including many years at Adams Pharmacy. Rita enjoyed crafting, crocheting and bead work. She was adept at doing Santa with his reindeer, lighthouses and other scenes on clothing. She would sell them at local craft fairs and enjoyed meeting the people in attendance. She is survived by her daughters Mildred Kleips…

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    Adele Wisotzky 12/6/2014 Stoughton, MA / Truro, MA / Lexington, MA

    Wisotzky, Adele ( Tischler ) in Brockton, formerly of Lexington and Truro, December 6, 2014. Age 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Reuben Wisotzky. Survived by her children, Anne Wyckoff of Seattle, Washington, Myra Wisotzky of Federal Way, Washington, Mark Wisotzky of Truro,MA, Paul Wisotzky also of Truro,MA and her 4 grandchildren, Sara Wyckoff, Emily Wyckoff, Gina Wisotzky and Rose Wisotzky. At her request, all funeral services will be private and a memorial service will be held at a later date. To send on-line condolences, please visit:www.sheehanfuneralhome.com View Full Notice → Adele Wisotzky 12/6/2014 Stoughton, MA / Truro, MA / Lexington, MA

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    Kathleen Mae Stevens 10/22/2014 Truro, MA / Provincetown, MA / Valley Stream, NY / NY, NY / Del Ray Beach, FL

    Kathleen M. (Kitty) Stevens, 84, of North Truro died Wednesday, October 22nd in her home. She was the beloved life partner of Alexandra MacDonald for over 40 years. Kitty, the oldest of seven children loved her family. She was born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late William and Rita [Pinto] Stevens. She graduated from Bridgewater State College and earned her Master’s Degree from the Teachers College at Columbia University. She served as a guidance counselor in the Valley Stream South School System in New York until her retirement in 1987. A resident of New York City, Kitty has summered in Truro since 1949. Moving here full-time in 2003,…

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    Susan Howard 8/18/2014 Truro, MA / Flagstaff, AZ / Eastham, MA / Tuson, AZ / Bedford, MA

    Susie, beloved by so many, passed away peacefully at home on August 18, 2014. Born in West Orange, New Jersey on May 27, 1953, Susie was the daughter of the late Len and Judy Howard, and sister to the late Chuck Howard. Susie grew up in New Jersey, later moving to New York City, Arizona, and St. John before eventually ending up on Cape Cod in 1986, where she spent the rest of her days. She had many talents including being an artist, illustrator, graphic designer, poet and writer, neat freak, cook, destroyer of all white laundry, best bedtime storyteller ever, a woman who would feed any extra friends showing…

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    Kathryn Witherstine Gilman 5/21/2014 Provincetown, MA / Brewster, MA / Truro, MA

    Kathryn ‘Kay’ Witherstine Gilman, born April 8, 1925 to Elsie and Donald Witherstine. Married for 53 years to the late Aaron ‘Gil’ Gilman. Beloved mother of Betsy Hemley (deceased), Frederick Hemley (Freya), Susan Joseph (Anthony), Nancy Easley, William Gilman (Donna), Judith Hoelzer (Steven); treasured Grandma /Grammy Kay to Kimberly, Daniel, Nicholas, Kathryn, Mack, Helen, Glea, Robert, Megan, Jayne, and Mark. Proud Great Grandma to Tabitha, and Lily. Kathryn lost her only brother Warren, a naval pilot, to the Sea of Japan when his plane went down in 1958. She adored his only child, Pamela Witherstine Allen. A direct descendant of soldiers, men, and women from the Cape all the way…

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    John T. Comerford 4/25/2014 Provincetown, MA / Truro, MA / Boston, MA / Alexandria, VA

    FEDERAL PUBLIC HOUSING EXECUTIVE John T. Comerford passed away peacefully on 4/25/2014. He had been a summer resident of Provincetown and Truro, Massachusetts since his retirement in 1995. He was the son of the late Charles A. Comerford and Mary Mahoney Comerford. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on July 29, 1932. He was predeceased by his brother, Charles L. Comerford of Houston, Texas and his sister Mary Jane Comerford Cronin of Vienna, Virginia. He is survived by his sister, Ann Comerford Kelly of Yorba Linda, California and his beloved nieces and nephews. He spent his entire youth at his family’s home in Belmont until he left for Harvard University.…

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    Richard C. Mackay 4/21/2014 Provincetown, MA / Truro, MA / Chantilly, VA / Columbia, MD / New London, CT

    Richard Crawford “Dick” Mackay, 89, of North Truro, MA died after a period of declining health at Eagle Pond in South Dennis on Monday, April 21, with his two sons at his side. Dick was born August 26, 1924 in North Adams, Massachusetts the third of four children and only son of Jessie (Price) and William Mackay. Dick, his parents and three sisters, Anne (Siler) Euphemia (O’Connor) and Jessie (Foster) moved to New London, Ct in 1936. He graduated from the former Buckley High School in 1943 where he started as an offensive and defensive tackle for the high school’s powerhouse football team back in the “iron man” days of…

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    Annette Merrill 5/8/2013 Truro, MA / Provincetown, MA / Yorktown, VA

    Annette (Stanton) Merrill , 89, of North Truro died Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Cape Cod Hospital after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Raphael Merrill who died in 2001. Born in Ware, MA, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Alma (Duhamel) Stanton. Mrs. Merrill was a wonderful and loving mother who embraced life to the fullest. She was a graduate of Elms College in Chicopee, MA, class of 1946 where she majored in chemisty and was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority. Following her graduation she moved to Provincetown where she married and raised her four children. She did…

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    Barbara Cadorette 3/26/2013 Truro, MA

    Barbara Flanagan Cadorette, a long time resident of Truro, died March 26, 2013 at Boston University Medical Center following a courageous and protracted battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Mrs. Cadorette was 66 years old. Mrs. Cadorette and her family began coming to Truro when she and her brothers were children. After her retirement as a Vice-President of Personnel at Blue Cross/Blue Shield, she and her husband, Dennis, who survives her, retired permanently to Truro. Before her illness curtailed her activities, Mrs. Cadorette and her husband enjoyed their retirement frequenting Ballston and Corn Hill beaches as well as fishing on their boat, Barbara Ann, from Pamet Harbor. She was a member of…

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    Francis H. ‘Rocky’ Rego 2/13/2013 Provincetown, MA / Truro, MA

    Francis H. “Rocky’ Rego, 80, passed away Wednesday, February 13th at Seashore Point in Provincetown. He was the husband of Linda (Attanasio) Rego. Born in Provincetown, the son of the late Anthony and Mary (Marks) Rego, he was a fisherman and Captain of the F/V Janet and Jean. He was also know for his carpentry skills and was highly regarded among the local building trades. Besides his wife, he leaves sons Randy Atkinson of Sacramento, Christopher Rego of Provincetown, Scott Rego of Brewster, and Eric ‘Rocky’ Rego of Wellfleet. Daughters Priscilla Rego of Eastham and Shannon Rego of Truro, as well as eight grandchildren also survive him. He also leaves…

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    Eugene Sparks 11/4/2012 Truro, MA

    Mr. Eugene Sparks, 74 of Truro, died Sunday morning November 4, 2012, at his home following a long battle with cancer. He was the loving husband of Gail Ann (Packett) Sparks. Born in Winston Salem, NC, on December 28, 1937, he was the son of the late Eugene Mims and Crissie (Marshall) Sparks. Mr. Sparks was a well known artist on Cape Cod. Among his works were the murals located behind the altar of the original St. Peter Church in Provincetown and at the chapel of St. Peter Cemetery Provincetown. He served in the US Air Force from 1956 until 1960. It was while he was stationed at the Air…

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    Ralph Santos 10/29/2012 Truro, MA

    Manuel P. (Ralph) Santos, 93, of Truro died Tuesday evening, October 29th at his home in the company of his daughter and granddaughter. He was the husband of the late Helen (Marshall) Santos. Born in Provincetown in 1919, he was the son of the late Manuel J. and Isabel (Guerreiro) Santos. Ralph served in the 101st Army Infantry in World War II under the overall command of General Patton. After the War, he returned to the trade that he learned as a teenager and was a self-employed mason and plasterer. Ralph did not retire from the trade until he was well into his seventies. The results of his labors can…

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    Frederick B. Alogna 9/21/2012 Truro, MA

    Frederick B. Alogna age 72 of North Truro, died peacefully and with dignity on Friday September 21, 2012 at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich, MA. Born in W. Haven, CT on February 23, 1940, he was the son of the late Leonard and Yvonne (Butler) Alogna. Fred was a graduate of W. Haven High School class of 1957 and a graduate of the State Sponsored Apprenticeship Program for Sheet Metal. In 1959 he completed army basic training and served in the Army Reserve until 1965. For 42 years he was a proud member of Local 40, the Sheet Metal Workers Union. In 2001 he retired to North Truro. He…