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Frederick J. Dunbury Sr., 78
Frederick J. Dunbury Sr., 78
Class of 1947
Passed Jul 20, 2007
Frederick J. Dunbury, Sr., 78, of Cataumet died Friday, July 20, 2007 surrounded by his family.

He was born in Medford where he attended Medford Public schools.

In 1946, he moved to Cape Cod later graduating with the Bourne High School class of 1947.

Upon his graduation from Bourne High School, Mr. Dunbury enlisted in the Marine Corps where he served for three years. During his service in the Korean War, he received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star with Combat V.

Following his military service he entered Boston University, graduating in 1958. At B.U., he was a member of the track and cross country teams. In his summers off from college, he played Cape Cod League Baseball for the team that is now known as the Bourne Braves. Later Mr. Dunbury continued his education at Bridgewater State College and Boston University receiving his M.Ed and C.A.G.S. degrees.

For 37 years Mr. Dunbury was a teacher, coach and administrator in the Bourne School System.

He was best known for his compassion and kindness toward all of the young people whose lives he touched.

Visiting hours were held at the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 40 MacArthur Blvd., Bourne on Thurs., July 26 from 2-8 pm.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Church, 341 Shore Rd., Pocasset on Fri., July 27 at 10:30 am. The church service was followed by a military tribute held at the Frederick J. Dunbury, Jr. Memorial on the grounds of the Bourne Middle School.

Burial was private.
Gail A. (ariagno) Nuttall, 62
Gail A. (Ariagno) Nuttall, 62
Class of 1959
Passed Nov 10, 2004
November 12, 2004

BUZZARDS BAY - Gail A. (Ariagno) Nuttall, 62, former executive secretary at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, died Wednesday, November 10, at her home in Buzzards Bay.

She was born in New Bedford and moved to Bourne in 1957. She was a 1959 graduate of Bourne High School and a graduate of Northeastern University.

She was a teacher at the Discover Preschool prior to working for the academic dean at MMA.

Her first love was her family.

She was a former member of the Bourne Junior Women's Club and the Cottage Society's St. Margaret's Liturgical Committee.

Visiting hours were 4 to 8 p.m. at the Stott, Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Route 28), Wareham.

A funeral Mass was held at St. Margaret's Church, Main Street, Buzzards Bay.
Gary Curtis Barnaby, 60
Gary Curtis Barnaby, 60
Class of 1969
Passed Jun 11, 2011
Obituary:

GARY CURTIS BARNABY, 60 died
June 18, 2011 at his home in Edgewater, Florida.

He was born in Stoneham, Massachusetts and was the son of the late Frank D. and Theresa (Feola) Barnaby.

He graduated from Bourne High School in 1969 where he enjoyed automobile mechanics.

He was a veteran during the Vietnam War and was stationed in Germany. After an honorable discharge he worked in Massachusetts being licensed in heavy equipment.

He subsequently moved to Edgewater, Florida and opened his own Small Engine Repair Service and Rental business.

He built a replica 1902 Model T Ford from a golf cart and registered it 20 years ago. One of the first battery operated automobiles in Florida.

He enjoyed tinkering with engines, fishing and dabbled in CB equipment. In fact, he loved working with his imagination building things with his hands.

He also loved sci-fi movies and series. His favorites were Battlestar Gallactica and Dr. Who.

He was a loving brother and will be greatly missed by his ten siblings.

A memorial service was held at St. Peter’s Church on the Canal, Buzzards Bay, MA on July 13, 2011.

Gary had is picture in the newspaper in Daytona in 1992 for building a car. Below is the article in the newspaper as follows:

By Mark J. Johnson, associate editor

Most Southeast Volusia residents look at the remains of an old golf cart and a pile of crap metal and see an old golf cart and a piece of scrap, but not Gary Barnaby.

For Barnaby, that golf cart and scrap metal represent ready transportation for his wife, but not just any transportation: a replica of a 1909 Model A. Ford.

“This was just something I wanted to do,” Barnaby said as he shows off his creation. Next I want to build a Model A truck.”

The 44-year-old Edgewater resident said the root of his creation came when a friend gave him a set of drawings of a Model A.

After looking over the plans, he said, he decided he wanted to build a replica of Henry Ford’s classic, so he went into the back yard and started there.

“I had an old golf cart and some scrap iron,” He said. “I used the drive train from the golf cart for the engine, but the rest of it I built myself.”

The wheels of the replica, Barnaby said, came from some motorcycle wheels he purchased at a junk shop. The car has real kerosene lamps as decorative headlights, paint cans are the housing for the real headlight and the plastic cap off a spray paint can is the horn button.

The four-seater uses six golf-cart batteries as its power source, as a suspension made from the leaf springs of an old golf cart and the wheel hubs from a discarded trailer.

“I just improvised with things I had around the yard to make something functional,”

he said. “It took me about three months to build it. The hardest part was getting it registered as a legal vehicle.”

Barnaby said he doesn’t look at the car and see anything particularly special about it or his ability to create it.

He said it is nothing more than a working example of what a person can do if they put their mind to it. “Most people don’t realize they have the ability to do something like this,” he said. “You don’t have to have any special skill, you just have to want to do it. “Anyone who is good with their hands and uses common sense could have done it.” He said.

However, when you look at the replica, one can quickly see there is something special here.

Barnaby said he has always been skilled with his hands and mechanical things, but he was never formally trained. Most of his knowledge, he said, comes from years working in the construction industry. “I also worked for a golf cart company,” he said.

Barnaby said his wife, Diane, uses the car to get to and from the market, but while it will travel up to 20 mph, it isn’t something she takes on the open road.

“I drive it along the back roads to get to Winn Dixie”, she said. “I have had a lot of people stop and ask me about it. Where we got it and what can it do.”

He said in today’s society, where the government’s permission is seemingly needed to do almost anything, his car represents the independence that is available if a person wants to grab it.

“More and more the government tells you what to do or that you have to be licenses to do this and that. A person should not be restricted by the government or public opinion,”, he said. “You should be restricted only by what you want.”

Barnaby moved to Edgewater about eight years ago from Massachusetts.
Gary James Kaser, 65
Gary James Kaser, 65
Faculty
Passed Apr 25, 2001
May 3, 2001
Cape Cod Times

History teacher, restaurant owner, gardener, fisherman

Brewster, Gary James Kaser, 65, died April 25 at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis after a brief illness.

He was born in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in North Olmstead, Ohio where he was valedictorian of his 1953 high school graduating class. After high school, he served two years as an Army medic.

He received a bachelor's degree in history from Ohio University, and a master's degree in history through the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Mr. Kaser was married in 1961 and moved to Cape Cod in 1963.

He taught history at Bourne High School and at Otis Air Force Base Middle School through the 1960s.

In 1973, he purchased and operated the Cleaver Restaurant until 1995. During his years of ownership of the Cleaver, Mr. Kaser was proud of the friendships and acquaintances he made and the contributions he made to the community. He spoke often about Friday nights at the bar. He was especially fond of the honor he had in hosting the United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps at the Cleaver for the first three years of their visits to Orleans.

Mr. Kaser was an avid cook, gardener and fisherman.

Funeral services were private, but a celebration of Mr. Kaser's life was held at the VFW in Brewster on May 20 from 2 to 6 PM.

Memorial donations may be made to the Gary J Kaser Scholarship Fund, care of Cape Cod Community College Education Foundation, 2240 Iyanough Rd., West Barnstable, MA 02668
George Christopulos, 82
George Christopulos, 82
Class of 1946
Passed Dec 07, 2010
12-17-10

George Christopulos, Mashpee

George Christopulos, 82, passed away December 7, 2010 at the Mashpee Care and Rehabilitation Center after a long illness. Born December 8, 1927, he passed away the day before his birthday.

He was the son of the late Anastasia and Christ Christopulos, who owned the Buzzards Bay Hotel which Mr. Christopulos and his six brothers and sisters helped their parents operate for many years.

A 1946 graduate of Bourne High School, he entered the United States Army just after the end of World War II and served in the U.S. occupation in Japan.

After his service ended, he returned to Buzzards Bay where he opened and ran a hardware store on Main Street and also attended night classes at Boston University.

He later worked for the Division of Employment Security and for the Department of Veterans' Services in Barnstable. He was very pleased and proud to be in a position of helping Cape Cod veterans and their families with their veterans' benefits.

Mr. Christopulos loved the ocean, was an avid swimmer, and appreciated the opportunity to swim year-round at the YMCA where he was a member.

He was also a member of the VFW Post in Hyannis.

He was proud of his Greek heritage and traveled to Greece to explore his family roots. He enjoyed music and theater and was an enthusiastic dancer.

His wife would like to thank the staff at the Mashpee Care and Rehabilitation Center for their kind and excellent care and support.

A funeral service was held at St. Michael the Archangel Orthodox Church in Cotuit, followed by burial with military honors at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

Donations in his memory may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Association, National MS Society, Greater New England Chapter, PO Box 845945, Boston, MA 02284-5945; the YMCA Cape Cod, PO Box 188, West Barnstable, MA 02668; St. Michael the Archangel Orthodox Church, 62 Main Street, Cotuit, MA 02635; or a charity of your choice.
George Duane "dewey" Harrison, 94
George Duane "Dewey" Harrison, 94
Class of 1939
Passed Jan 03, 2016
The Cape Cod Times

George Duane "Dewey" Harrison, 94
January 8, 2016

MASHPEE - Lifelong Cape Cod resident George Duane "Dewey" Harrison died Sunday, January 3, at the Royal Cotuit Nursing Center in Mashpee. He was 94.

He was born in Sagamore on January 17, 1921, the son of Maude (Percival) and John L. Harrison. He received his education in the Bourne Schools.

George served his country in the United States Army from September 1940 until his honorable discharge in October 1945.

On April 25, 1948 he was united in marriage to Shirley June Landers and moved to W. Falmouth. Shirley worked for many years as librarian of the West Falmouth Library.

George was employed as a carpenter by his father in law for several years and then at Otis AFB, retiring in 1983.

Preceding George in death were his parents, his wife Shirley, siblings Walter Harrison, Mace Harrison, Horace Harrison, Jennie Randlett, and Evelyn Gries.

Funeral services were held on Friday, January 8, at 11:00 a.m. at the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 40 MacArthur Blvd., Bourne, MA 02532.

Burial, with Military Honors, followed in the Sagamore Cemetery on Sandwich Road in Bourne.

Memorials may be made in George's name to the W. Falmouth Library, PO Box 1209, W. Falmouth, MA 02574, or the Alzheimer's Association Massachusetts, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472.
George E. Whipple, 82
George E. Whipple, 82
Class of 1940
Passed Jun 24, 2005
George E. Whipple, 82, of Elderberry Drive, formerly of Settler Road, died on June 24, 2005 at a Portland hospital following a brief illness.

George was born on September 10, 1922 in Bourne, Massachusetts, a son of Harry C. and Mary Ainslie Whipple.

He was a 1940 graduate of Bourne High School.

During World War II, George served in the U.S. Navy as a PT boat gunner in the South Pacific Theater of Operations. He served on campaigns in the Solomon Island, New Guinea and the Philippines. He received a Purple Heart for wound sustained during combat. George served briefly with former President John F. Kennedy in the South Pacific. During the Korean Conflict George was recalled to service with the Navy.

Following his military service, George worked briefly as a milkman for Old Tavern Dairy. For several years, he sold wholesale products to grocery stores for High Hat Distributions, covering the New England territory. He later co-owned Chubb's Café in Portland and worked several years at Hanson Chrysler Plymouth as an automobile salesman. In the mid-1960s, he accepted a position with the U.S. Post Office, retiring in 1983.

George enjoyed spending time with his family. He was an avid golfer and former member at Willowdale and Val Halla Golf Courses. He loved boating and was an avid fisherman.

George was also a member of the American Legion, the VFW and the Elks Club.

George was predeceased by his wife of 49 years; two sons, Pfc. Stephen Whipple in 1967 while serving in Vietnam, and W. Scott Whipple in 1997.

Visiting hours were held at the Conroy-Tully Crawford South Portland Chapel in South Portland.

Prayers were recited at the South Portland Chapel followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Church. Burial followed at the Calvary Cemetery in South Portland.
George Eldredge, 25
George Eldredge, 25
Faculty
(Passed date unknown)
Barnstable Patriot, Tuesday, August 01, 1893, Section, Front page, Page 1

At a meeting of the School Committee at Bourne, Mr. George Eldridge of Bourne was unanimously elected as Principal of the Bourne High School for the coming year.

Mr. Eldridge is well fitted, by training and successful experience, for the position.

Hyannis Patriot, Tuesday, July 31, 1894. Page 2

Intelligence has been received at Buzzards Bay of the death in Colorado of George Eldredge, late Principal of the Bourne High School and a promising young man.

He had but just arrived in the west for the benefit of his health. He was about 25 years age.
George T. Mccarthy, “tim”, 58
George T. McCarthy, “Tim”, 58
Class of 1972
Passed Oct 19, 2012
George T. McCarthy "Tim"

October 19, 2012
Buzzards Bay

George T. McCarthy, “Tim”, 58, of Buzzards Bay passed away at the Royal Cape Cod Nursing & Rehabilitation Center on Friday October 19, after a short illness.

He was born in Texas the son of Pauline (Dineen) McCarthy, Maliziola and the late George T. McCarthy.

Tim attended Bourne Public Schools and was a member of the graduating class of 1972.

He worked for the Army Corps of Engineers and was a cook at Lindsey’s Family Restaurant of East Wareham for 17 years.

Tim enjoyed life, having fun and was an avid sports fan.

Tim is the brother of the late Mary Lou Winston and stepson of the late Sam P. Maliziola.

A memorial service and luncheon was held on Wednesday October 24, from 12 noon – 4 pm at Lindsey’s Family Restaurant, 3138 Cranberry Highway Rt. 28, East Wareham.
Gertrude (haskell) Anderson, 100
Gertrude (Haskell) Anderson, 100
Class of 1929
Passed Apr 16, 2011
Gertrude (Haskell) Anderson
February 4, 1911 - April 16, 2011

Biography

Gertrude (Haskell) Anderson, 100, daughter of the late Archibald and Laura (Smith) Haskell passed away peacefully at Cape Heritage in Sandwich, MA on April 16, 2011.

She was the beloved wife of the late Onnie W. Anderson and mother of 9 children.

Gertrude was born and raised in the quaint village of Bournedale that she loved.

She attended the one room schoolhouse there with her future husband Onnie.

She saw many changes in her lifetime, including the digging of the canal and building of the local bridges. She often spoke of the beautiful homes, elms, and landscape before the canal was made. She also liked to tell about swimming across the canal, although it was a river then, and later taking the ferry across to Bourne Grammar and Bourne High School.

She loved her family, sewing, wildlife and gardening.

Her door was always open for friends and family to stop by for tea or coffee. There was always cocoa and graham crackers for the grandchildren and friends. The children will always remember her kindness, the big box of crayons, coloring books and paper. Halloween will never go by without thinking of “grammie” with her individual bags of popcorn, lollypops and few candies to take home, plus the huge pot of popcorn for everyone else to share while they visited.

She has left her family love in our hearts and memories to last us a lifetime.

She was predeceased by her daughter Betty F. Duarte, brothers Robert Haskell and Kenneth Haskell.

A funeral service was held Wednesday April 20, 2011 at 11 AM at the Nickerson Bourne Funeral Home, 40 MacArthur Blvd. Bourne.

In lieu of flowers donations in her name can be made to the Heritage Sunshine Fund, 37 RT 6A, Sandwich or Hospice of Cape Cod, 765 Attucks Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601
Gertrude Marion (benson) Coffin
Gertrude Marion (Benson) Coffin
Class of 1924
Passed Jun 03, 1999
Gertrude Marion (Benson) Coffin

Born: May 14, 1905 in Bourne Ma.
Died: June 3, 1999 in Middleboro Ma.
Bourne High School Class of 1924
Buried: Pocasset Cemetery; area C
Married to: To: Elroy H. Coffin
Gilbert H. Howard, 94
Gilbert H. Howard, 94
Class of 1929
Passed Apr 07, 2005
Gilbert H. Howard, 94, of Corsicana passed away peacefully early Thursday morning, April 7, 2005 at the Navarro Regional Hospital.

Mr. Howard was born December 10, 1910 in Taunton, MA.

He graduated from Bourne High School and held a certification as a Senior Engineering Technician.

He provided 34 years of faithful service to the United States Government as a Civil Engineering Technician in the Engineering Division of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers.

Twenty-seven of those years were served on the Cape Cod Canal where he was responsible for maintaining critical depths in order that large ships could navigate the Canal. The service he provided was especially crucial during World War II to keep our ships from being attacked during this critical time.

He retired from the U.S. Army Engineer District of Omaha on December 10, 1965 where he worked on flood control.

As a child, Mr. Howard, was raised on Thatcher's Island Lighthouse located off Rockport, MA and later Wing's Neck Lighthouse on Buzzard's Bay. His father was a lighthouse keeper during this time and his grandfather and great-grandfather were also lighthouse keepers. Mr. Howard always thrilled his friends and associates with many stories and tales with his life on the lighthouses.

Mr. Howard was preceded in death by wives Elizabeth Jane (Betty) Luscombe Howard, Mildred A. Langenfeld Howard and Elizabeth (Liz) Mueller Howard and two brothers, Roger A. Howard and Rodney Howard.
He is the 11th generation from Stephen Hopkins whom came to America on the Mayflower and is a member of the Society of Mayflower Decendents.

He was cremated and a private memorial service was held. His remains were buried in a family plot out of state.

At the request of Mr. Howard, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the educational fund at St. John's Episcopal Church, Corsicana, or the charity of your choice.
Giles Ezra Landers
Giles Ezra Landers
Class of 1913
Passed Feb 22, 1964
Giles Ezra Landers, WW l; (November 16, 1893 – February 22, 1964)

Married Fanny Gertrude Perry (1891 – 1966) in Nashua N.H. on September 20, 1919

Giles & Fanny are buried in Cataumet Cemetery, Pocasset, MA

Giles was Valedictory Bourne High School Class of 1913
Gladys Burgess, 97
Gladys Burgess, 97
Class of 1930
Passed Feb 28, 2011
Gladys Burgess

October 10, 1913 - February 28, 2011

Biography

Gladys M. (Eldridge) Burgess, 97, died on Monday, February 28, 2011, in the family home in Bourne Village where she was born on October 10, 1913, to C. Blanche (Andrews) and Howard H. Eldridge. She lived 97 wonderful years in the house built in 1888 by her grandfather.

She was predeceased by her husband, Leon A. Burgess, whom she married in 1938. They were married for 61 years and lived in the Eldridge family home where they brought up their two daughters. She was also predeceased by her sister, Marion E. Baillie, and her son-in-law, Bruce D. Cody.

She graduated from Bourne High School in 1930 and had attended her 80th high school reunion last year. She was a 1934 graduate of Simmons College. After college she worked for the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce until her marriage.

In the 1940s she began what would become a 35-year career as secretary with the Bourne school department. She first worked for the superintendent of schools, took a few years off when her children were young, and in the 1960s was asked to work in the principal’s office at Bourne High School. In the late 1970s she transferred back to the superintendent’s office where she worked until her retirement in 1984.

She had come full circle both beginning and ending her career working in the same position and also ending her career in the same building where she started first grade in 1919. After retiring she continued as a volunteer in the superintendent’s office for another decade.

She was a member of the Bourne United Methodist Church for over 70 years.

In 1940 she was a charter member and first president of the Women’s Society of Christian Service. In 1968 the society became the Bourne United Methodist Women and she also served as its first president. Later she was treasurer for many years. She was an active church member, volunteering as Sunday school teacher, and working on countless suppers, fairs, receptions, the newsletter, and various church committees.

She was a life-member of the Bourne Historical Society, serving as clerk, research editor and contributing writer for the newsletter, Post Scripts, volunteer in the Windmill Gift Shop, biscuit baker for the Strawberry Festival, and many other activities.

She was Girl Scout leader in the 1950s when her daughters were growing up. She had a lifelong interest in the natural world and particularly enjoyed bird watching, searching for wild flowers, walking along the Cape Cod Canal, and star gazing.

She enjoyed all kinds of literature, but drew strength especially from the poetry of Emily Dickinson. In the last year she became interested in Haiku and had written some herself. She remained interested in local and world events and enjoyed discussing them.

Cats were always an important part of her life, from her first cat, Moppet, when she was a toddler, to her last companions, Caper and Pumpkin, who kept her company in her final days.

She was a member of the Bourne Women’s Club and had served as its auditor; Massachusetts Audubon since 1950; Bourne Society for Historic Preservation; Thornton W. Burgess Society; Piscataqua Pioneers; Sandwich Historical Society; Bourne High School Alumni Association; Simmons College Club of Cape Cod; and Friends of the Bourne Council on Aging.

Visiting hours were held at the Nickerson Bourne Funeral Home, MacArthur Boulevard, Bourne on Friday, March 4 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Funeral was held on Saturday, March 5 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bourne United Methodist Church, 37 Sandwich Road, Bourne Village, followed by burial in Oakland Grove Cemetery, Shore Road, Bourne.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the the Bourne United Methodist Church or the Bourne Historical Society.
Gloria Jane (rousa) Cookingham, 89
Gloria Jane (Rousa) Cookingham, 89
Faculty
Passed May 29, 2012
CAMDEN – Gloria Jane (Rousa) Cookingham, 89, died Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at the Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport following a brief illness.

For the past three years she resided at Quarry Hill Assisted Living in Camden.

Born in Gloversville, NY, August 23, 1922, she was the daughter of John and Annette Lathers Rousa.

She graduated as a Registered Nurse from the Nathan Littaeur Hospital School of Nursing in Gloversville, NY.

From 1944 to 1946 she served as a Lieutenant j.g. in the United States Navy, and was stationed in Norfolk, Virginia Naval Hospital as a Ward Supervisor.

After World War II, Gloria returned to school under the GI Bill at Albany (NY) Hospital and became a Licensed Physical Therapist.

In 1950, she married Russell A. Cookingham and they moved to Monument Beach, Massachusetts in 1952.

She worked with polio patients at Lakeville Hospital and became a school nurse at Bourne High School. During that same period, she was also active in the Bourne Methodist Church.

In the 1970s, she moved with her husband to Sergeantville, NJ, and briefly worked as a real estate agent. While in Sergeantville, she volunteered with the Meals-On-Wheels program.

In 1985, the Cookingham’s retired to their Monument Beach (MA) home. They became active members of Cataumet Methodist Church. Gloria volunteered with the Falmouth Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop.

A wonderful cook, Gloria loved to host dinner parties with her close friends and family.

She was pre-deceased by her beloved husband of 56 years, Russell A. Cookingham, in 2006 and a sister Joan Ackronite.

A memorial service was held at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, MA.
Gordon Cushman Gibbs
Gordon Cushman Gibbs
Class of 1953
Passed Aug 08, 1996
Gordon Cushman Gibbs

Born August 28, 1934
Died August 8, 1996

Burial: Pocasset Cemetery, North Pocasset, MA

Gordon graduated from Bourne High School in 1953. He played football and basketball four years. baseball three years, and was on class party committees.
Gordon Lester Ellis, 79
Gordon Lester Ellis, 79
Class of 1953
Passed Mar 14, 2015
Obituary for
Gordon Lester Ellis
August 28, 1935 - March 14, 2015

Gordon Lester Ellis, 79, passed on Saturday March 14, at Cheyenne VA Medical Center.

Services with honors was held on Thursday March 19, 2015 at 10 am at Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Burial took place at Cheyenne Memorial Gardens.

He was born on August 28, 1935 in Brockton, Massachusetts to Kenneth and Evelyn (Ransom) Ellis.

After graduation Gordon enlisted into the US Air Force in 1954, and was stationed in Germany as well as Puerto Rico.

He married Carol Atwood on December 9, 1967 in Cheyenne.

Gordon retired as a Senior Master Sargent in Cheyenne in 1976.

He worked as a clerk at Country General in Cheyenne, however the last 16 years of employment he was the face of Sam’s Club, meeting and greeting people, young and old alike. His disposition was truly one of integrity, as well as open and friendly to anyone who knew him.

Gordon belonged to the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and loved to purchase, overhaul, and fly his Cessna 150. He was awarded Master Pilot in 2011 from the Department of Transportation of Federal Aviation Administration.

He loved gardening and was also known as a “fox whisperer” to many a fox who would come to Gordon unafraid to receive eggs from his clutches.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Carol Ann Ellis in 2003 and a daughter Maria Elisabeth Ellis.

© Wyoming Tribune Eagle March 17, 2015

Gordon was graduated from Bourne High school in 1953 (Falmouth Enterprise, Friday, June 04, 1954, Page 9)
Gregory R. Eno, 62
Gregory R. Eno, 62
Class of 1971
Passed Sep 10, 2015
Gregory R. Eno
Birth Date: March 18, 1953
Death Date: September 10, 2015

Gregory R. Eno, 62, of Biddeford died Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough after a long illness with cancer.

He was born in Caribou on March 18, 1953 the son of Walter J. Eno and Ida A. Rossignol.

He was educated in Caribou, ME and Bourne, MA schools graduating from Bourne High School in 1971.

Gregory served with the US Air Force during the Viet Nam War. After his discharge he continued his education at Ricker College in Houlton, ME and graduating from Franklin Institute in Boston, MA as a journeyman electrician.

Mr. Eno worked for a while as an electrician on oil rig supply boats in Louisiana. He later worked in Cape Cod, MA as an electrical contractor for several years. In 1994 he became disabled after being run over by an automobile in Cape Cod. He moved to Maine, was a member of the Scarborough Rod & Gun Club.

He enjoyed breeding Siamese cats and tinkering with electronic components.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at St. Joseph Church in Biddeford.

Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery in Biddeford.

Arrangements were by Hope Memorial Chapel.

Memorial donations in Gregory’s name may be made to Gosnell Hospice House, 11 Hunnewell Rd., Scarborough, ME 04074.
Gregory S. Pierce, 37
Gregory S. Pierce, 37
Class of 1990
Passed Jan 20, 2010
Gregory S. Pierce
November 21, 1972 - January 20, 2010

Greg Pierce, 37, of Sandwich, died suddenly on Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at Cape Cod Hospital.

Born in Falmouth and raised in Monument Beach, Greg graduated among many of his lifelong friends from Bourne High School.

After his graduation, Greg devoted a great deal of time and energy towards the career that he loved.

Over the past several years he worked at the Massachusetts Military Reservation on Cape Cod, where he was involved with various programs addressing groundwater contamination. He was well known and admired by both the military personnel and the civilians there.

Greg was most recently employed by Coast & Harbor Associates, Inc., where he oversaw groundwater clean up for the US Army Corps of Engineers.

A lifelong New England sports fan, he attended as many games as he could.

When one thinks of Greg, they remember his thoughtfulness and dedication to everyone and everything that he cared about. He was always there to celebrate the good times, but more importantly, he was a man that family, friends and sometimes, even total strangers, could count on to lend a hand in their time of need.

Visiting hours and the funeral service were held in the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 40 MacArthur Blvd. in Bourne. Burial followed in the Sandwich Town Cemetery.
Gustavo J. Tassinari, 48
Gustavo J. Tassinari, 48
Class of 1929
Passed May 26, 1960
Obituary, Gustavo J. Tassinari

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