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Bernard J. Wieloch, 65

Centerville - Bernard J. Wieloch, 65, of Centerville, died June 30, 2000, at the Cape Regency Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility in Centerville after a long illness.

Mr. Wieloch was born, raised and educated in Dudley. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., in 1955. After graduation he worked for many years in industrial sales.

He returned to Dudley in 1973 to take over the family business. He worked for many years as owner of the "Rainbow Garden," a bar and grill in Dudley. While living in Dudley, he served as a town selectman.

After retirement Mr. Wieloch moved to Vernon, Conn., to be closer to his family. While in Connecticut he volunteered for the Manchester Memorial Hospital. He moved to Cape Cod in 1997.

Mr. Wieloch was active in many fundraisers for multiple sclerosis. His hobbies included golf, travel, Patriots football and UConn women's basketball.

Surviving are three daughters, Jane Zee-Zoufaly of Centerville, Susan Flischel of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Anne Morley of Atlanta, Ga.; a sister, Marci Masley of Ellington, Conn.; three grandchildren; and a niece and nephew.

He was also the father of the late Bernard Wieloch, Jr.

Memorial donations may be made to Davenport-Mugar Cancer Center, Cape Cod Hospital, 24 Park St., Hyannis, MA 02601.

Ruth B. Clark, 100

West Hyannisport - Ruth B. Clark, 100, of West Hyannisport, died June 27, 2000, at Liberty Commons Nursing Home in Chatham after a long illness.

She was the wife of Sharn Clark, who died in 1983.

Mrs. Clark was born in Concord, N.C., and moved to West Hyannisport in 1927 after living in New Jersey for several years.

She worked at the Yesteryears Doll Museum in Sandwich and was a member of the Cape Cod Doll Club. Mrs. Clark was also a member of the Zion Union Church in Hyannis and a member of the Hyannis Community Club.

She is survived by a stepdaughter, Lucy Maddox of Alabama; and several grandnieces and grandnephews.

Thomas J. Earley, 43

West Yarmouth - Thomas J. Earley, 43, of Reid Avenue, West Yarmouth, died July 8, 2000, at the Greenery Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Hyannis.

Born in Bronx, New York, he was the son of M. Marion (Donelan) Earley of West Yarmouth and the late Thomas J. Earley, Jr. He had been a resident of the area for many years, having previously resided in New York. He was a graduate of Dennis-Yarmouth High School and attended training schools and was a certified motorcycle mechanic.

Mr. Earley was employed as a chef at a number of restaurants on Cape Cod and in the Plymouth area prior to retiring due to illness in the mid-1980s.

He was a communicant of St. Pius X Church in South Yarmouth.

He had a great love of nature and the outdoors. In the 1980s, he lived in New Hampshire, where he built a cabin on land he owned. He was a long-time contributor to wildlife and environmental organizations and enjoyed hobbies of music and photography.

Mr. Earley was a long-time sponsor of a child through Children International. Despite his long illness, he maintained his courage, easy-going manner, and sense of humor.

In addition to his mother, he leaves a daughter, Siobhan Gowen of Randolph; his sister, Lauren Cuddy, of East Falmouth; his paternal grandmother, Julia Earley of West Yarmouth and Mineola, N.Y.; two nephews, Richard Perry and David Cuddy, both of East Falmouth; an aunt, Maureen Meenaghan of New York; uncles and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Mr. Earley's name may be made to the Huntington's Disease Society of America MA Chapter, 80 East Concord St., Boston MA 02118.

Norma R. Elrick, 79

Centerville - Norma Rossberg Elrick, 79, a homemaker-home health aide, died of cancer July 5, 2000, at her home.

Mrs. Elrick was born in New Haven, Conn., grew up in Great Britain, Conn., and then lived in Bloomfield, Conn., before moving to Centerville in 1971.

Here Mrs. Elrick started a career as a homemaker-health aide, which culminated in her receipt of the Massachusetts Homemaker-Health Aide of the Year award.

Mrs. Elrick enjoyed her flower garden, Scrabble and playing bridge with friends, as well as swimming at Craigville Beach.

Surviving are a daughter, Laura Vadnais Elrick of New York City; five sons, James Hamilton, Michael Hamilton, Richard Elrick, Donald Elrick and William Elrick, all of Centerville; and four grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at Fairview Cemetery in New Britain, Conn., later this month.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Cape Cod, 923 Main St., Yarmouthport MA 02675 or to Massachusetts Citizens Against the Death Penalty, PO Box 3405, Boston MA 02101-3404.

Richard E. Gendron, 56

Harmony, Maine - Richard E. Gendron, 56, a retired painter, died July 5, 2000, at his home after a brief illness.

He was the husband of Deborah (Fruean) Gendron.

Mr. Gendron was born in Walpole and raised in Nashua, N.H. He moved to Osterville in the early 1970s and worked as a painter for Lebeouf's Painting Service of Hyannis. He retired due to illness in 1985, moving to Harmony in 1989. He enjoyed the time he spent with his grandchildren.

Surviving besides his wife are three sons, Richard E. Gendron Jr. of West Yarmouth, Marc Gendron of Bridgewater and Wade Gendron of Sandwich; three daughters, Amanda Fitch of Marstons Mills, and Samantha Gendron and Angelique Gendron, both of Harmony; a brother, Honore Gendron of Hudson, N.H.; and four grandchildren.

Walter C. Hayman, 88

Yarmouthport - Walter Clinton Hayman, 88, a longtime resident of Yarmouthport, died July 3, 2000, at his home.

He was the husband of the late Isabel Ross Hayman.

Mr. Hayman was a graduate of Newton High School in Queens, N.Y., and of Cornell University. He worked at Beneficial Management Corp. for 28 years and was founder and co-owner of All Cape Cod and Islands Collection Service Inc. for the last 30 years.

He was a member and chief of the Garden City, Long Island, N.Y., volunteer fire department. Mr. Hayman was also executive secretary for the Hyannis Board of Trade for five years. He was on the board of directors of the Yarmouth Historical Society for three years.

Mr. Hayman also belonged to the Masonic Lodge 1032 in Floral Park, Long Island, N.Y., and of the First Congregational Church in Yarmouthport.

Surviving him are a son, Ross C. Hayman of Yarmouthport; and three grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of Cape Cod, 923 Route 6A, Yarmouthport, MA 02675; or to the Yarmouth Fire and Rescue Relief Fund, 96 Old Main St., South Yarmouth, MA 02664.

Madeline E. Mann, 92

Hyannis - Madeline (Bridges) Estelle Mann, 92, of Hyannis, died July 4, 2000, at a local nursing home.

She was the wife of the late W. Stanley Mann.

Mrs. Mann was born, raised and educated in Dorchester and graduated from Dorchester High School. During World War II, she worked at the University of Chicago, participating in the Manhattan Project in the payroll department.

She moved to Hyannis and was a member of the Federated Church and past president of the Unity Guild. She had also worked for Colonial Candle Co. in the office and the gift shop.

Mrs. Mann was an avid golfer, bowler and bridge player. Before moving to Hyannis, she summered for many years at Camper's Haven in Dennisport.

She is survived by a son, Bradley C. Mann of West Hyannisport; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are private.

Memorial donations may be made to the Federated Church of Hyannis, 320 Main St., Hyannis, MA 02601; or to the Visiting Nurse Association, 434 Route 134, South Dennis, MA 02660.

John J. McCafferty, 71

Centerville - John J. McCafferty, 71, of Westwood and Centerville, died of cancer July 5, 2000, at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis.

He was the husband of Patricia J. (Perry) McCafferty.

Mr. McCafferty was born in Jamaica Plain, attended Boston Latin School and was a 1950 graduate of Boston College.

A certified public accountant, he joined the accounting firm of Ernst & Young in 1953, where he became a partner. He retired in 1988.

Mr. McCafferty was a member of both the Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Massachusetts Society of CPAs. In retirement he served as director and financial consultant to a number of clients.

He served as trustee and chairman of the finance committee for Emmanuel College, as a director and trustee of the Ouimet Caddie Scholarship Fund and as trustee of the Yawkey Foundation. He was also a former director of the Boston College Alumni Association.

An avid golfer, Mr. McCafferty was a member and former director of Woodland Golf Club and a member of Oyster Harbors. He also served as treasurer of the New England Senior Golf Association.

Surviving besides his wife are two sons, John J. McCafferty of Millis and James E. McCafferty of Norwood; four daughters, Patricia M. Suslo of Anchorage, Alaska, Susan M. Huntington of Medfield, Diane E. Stern of Jamaica Plain and Karen A. McCafferty of Norwood; three sisters, Margaret Kelley of Norfolk, Elizabeth Ivanoski of Canton and MaryRose Floyd of Norwood; and four grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Blessed Sacrament Elementary School, 30 Sunnyside St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Norman H. Midwood, 78

Centerville - Norman Henry Midwood, 78, of Centerville, died July 7, 2000.

He was the husband of Marcia (Vernon) Midwood.

Mr. Midwood graduated from Hope High School in Providence, R.I. He served in the Coast Guard during World War II. Following the war, he worked at Federated Lithographers and later at Fiberglass Fabricators in Smithfield, R.I.

He was a member of the North Foster Baptist Church in Rhode Island, and the Centerville Historical Society. He was an active figure skater and belonged to figure skating clubs in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Surviving besides his wife are a son, James T. Midwood of Longview, Wash.; a sister, Marilyn M. Rider of Harrisville, R.I.; and a grandson.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 5 at the Spring Brook Cemetery, Mansfield.

Memorial donations may be made to Davenport-Mugar Cancer Center, 24 Park St., Hyannis, MA 02601.

Elizabeth H. Newell, 88

Melbourne, Fla. - Elizabeth H. Newell, 88, formerly of Cape Cod, died June 29, 2000, of kidney failure at Tandem Health Care Center in Melbourne, Fla.

She was the wife of David B. Newell who died in 1958.

Mrs. Newell was born in Cambridge. In 1956 she moved from the Wianno area of Osterville to Brevard County, Fla., and after her husband's death she resumed an interrupted civil service career in Special Services at Patrick Air Force Base. In her job she met many of the early astronauts.

Before retiring in 1976, Mrs. Newell originated a daily telephone recording of all activities at the base and became known as "the voice of Patrick Air Force Base."

She was a member of the Sigma Alpha sorority.

Surviving are four brothers, John Horan of Point Roberts, Wash., Tim Horan of New York City, Robert Horan of Superior, Colo., and Richard Horan of Groton, Conn.; and 12 nieces and nephews.

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