A Life Remembered http://capeandislands.org en Harold Purington Brought Joy To Friends, Family and the Public With His Craftsmanship http://capeandislands.org/post/harold-purington-brought-joy-friends-family-and-public-his-craftsmanship <p></p><p><em>Harold Purington&nbsp;&nbsp;grew up in Framingham and lived the last 11 years of his life in Fairhaven. Harold was a World War II pilot, a devoted family man, and a born craftsman who brought joy to many people over the years through his woodworking creations.</em></p><p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 11:35:00 +0000 Brian Morris 31042 at http://capeandislands.org Harold Purington Brought Joy To Friends, Family and the Public With His Craftsmanship A Life Remembered: George Webbere - a veteran, a family man, a gardener and a talent http://capeandislands.org/post/life-remembered-george-webbere-veteran-family-man-gardener-and-talent <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After retiring from military and government work in the&nbsp;</span>mid-1970s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, George&nbsp;</span>Webbere<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;needed something to do. He had the garden to tend in the spring and summer. But when it turned cold, one of the things&nbsp;</span>Webbere<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;did was produce radio programs for the blind, including a story hour - one that became syndicated across the country throughout the Radio Reading Network.</span></p> Mon, 12 May 2014 13:54:44 +0000 Sean Corcoran 30048 at http://capeandislands.org A Life Remembered: George Webbere - a veteran, a family man, a gardener and a talent Helen Lewis: The Perfect Ending to a Wonderful Life http://capeandislands.org/post/helen-lewis-perfect-ending-wonderful-life <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Helen Jean Lewis already was in her </span>90s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> when she moved to the Royal Nursing Center in Falmouth, three years ago, and it was a long life’s journey that brought her here&nbsp; — 94 years that she filled with travel and music, prayer and food.</span></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Sean Corcoran 27315 at http://capeandislands.org Helen Lewis: The Perfect Ending to a Wonderful Life A Life Remembered: "She never gave up," preserving Falmouth history http://capeandislands.org/post/life-remembered-she-never-gave-preserving-falmouth-history <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the second half of her life, Mary Lou Smith became known for being the person who knew the most about Falmouth history, and perhaps, the person who cared the most about saving it.</span></p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:19:22 +0000 Elsa Partan 24696 at http://capeandislands.org A Life Remembered: "She never gave up," preserving Falmouth history A Life Remembered: Peter Gonnella, Committed to Coaching http://capeandislands.org/post/life-remembered-peter-gonnella-committed-coaching <p></p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 19:24:58 +0000 Sean Corcoran 23323 at http://capeandislands.org A Life Remembered: Peter Gonnella, Committed to Coaching Remembering Marston Daley, "The Little Imp of Cape Cod" http://capeandislands.org/post/remembering-marston-daley-little-imp-cape-cod <p></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Sean Corcoran 20000 at http://capeandislands.org Remembering Marston Daley, "The Little Imp of Cape Cod" Remembering Al Lawson: A 'born counselor' http://capeandislands.org/post/remembering-al-lawson-born-counselor <p></p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Sean Corcoran 18528 at http://capeandislands.org Remembering Al Lawson: A 'born counselor' Life on Her Own Terms: Remembering Pearl Hardaway Reese http://capeandislands.org/post/life-her-own-terms-remembering-pearl-hardaway-reese <p>Pearl Hardaway Reese defied stereotypes, loss,&nbsp; addiction -- pretty much everything, including a world that changed dramatically in her lifetime.&nbsp; In each of the areas of Reese’s life that defined her – whether it was her &nbsp;expansive spiritual life, her art and poetry, or the way she faced trials and change – Reese lived on her own terms.</p><p><em>Full audio story posted above</em></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 19:38:07 +0000 Karen Duffin 11827 at http://capeandislands.org Life on Her Own Terms: Remembering Pearl Hardaway Reese Jack Dowman: Helping Others, No Credit Necessary http://capeandislands.org/post/jack-dowman-helping-others-no-credit-necessary-0 <p></p><p></p><p>Jack Dowman, 84, was a mostly behind-the-scene volunteer. He was involved with government and service groups. He supported the school music programs, and for 10 years he organized the annual Eastham Windmill Weekend Parade. And he did it all just so he could help.&nbsp;</p><p>"He was that kind of a guy who would do anything he could to help anybody," said his friend and fellow Rotary Club member, Dick Morello. "That's what we loved about him."</p> Mon, 06 May 2013 15:54:55 +0000 Sean Corcoran 10122 at http://capeandislands.org Jack Dowman: Helping Others, No Credit Necessary Wesley Ko: On Silent Wings of Courage http://capeandislands.org/post/wesley-ko-silent-wings-courage-0 <p>Welsey Ko probably could have avoided going to war. But as friends from his Philadelphia neighborhood were drafted and joined the fight, Ko decided to go too. He ended his service as a hero. For A Life Remembered, Sean Corcoran profiles Ko, who was 93 when he died.</p><p>Five years ago, a WCAI reporter visited Wesley Ko home to interview him about his service in the Second World War.</p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 11:30:00 +0000 Sean Corcoran 7998 at http://capeandislands.org Wesley Ko: On Silent Wings of Courage