Final Passages

Harold “Hatch” Brown Jr., 86

April 11, 2018 at 12:00 am

Winthrop, Mass. Hatch passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving children, on April 11, 2018. He was 86 years old. Hatch was a devoted husband, father and world-class sailor, coach and mentor to tens of thousands of beginning and elite sailors throughout his long, distinguished career. Hatch was born atRead More

Harold Edward Tucker, 91

March 31, 2018 at 12:00 am

Bristol, R.I. Harold passed away on March 31, 2018 after a brief illness. Born in Bristol, he was the son of the late William Atwell Tucker and Jennie (Rapperger) Tucker. He leaves behind his beloved companion, Hilda LaChance of Swansea, Mass.; his son, Brian Tucker of Bristol and his daughter,Read More

James L. “Jim” Lubeck, 87

February 15, 2018 at 12:00 am

Fairfield, Conn. Jim Lubeck died on Thursday, Feb. 15, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. A proud Wisconsin native, Jim’s successful 40-plus-year sales career with the E.I. Du Pont De Nemours Company brought him to California where he met and married his wife, Myra (Stead) Lubeck, with whom he sharedRead More

James L. “Jim” Lubeck, 87

February 15, 2018 at 12:00 am

Fairfield, Conn. Jim Lubeck died on Thursday, Feb. 15, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. A proud Wisconsin native, Jim’s successful 40-plus-year sales career with the E.I. Du Pont De Nemours Company brought him to California where he met and married his wife, Myra (Stead) Lubeck, with whom he sharedRead More

Eric Victor Pearson, 67

January 27, 2018 at 12:00 am

Jamestown, R.I. Eric Pearson passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 27. He was born in Bristol, R.I., to the late Albert and Muriel (Chace) Pearson of Weston, Mass. Eric was employed with Brown and Sharpe (North Kingstown, R.I.) as a toolmaker for 10 years until its closing. He then workedRead More

Eric Victor Pearson, 67

January 27, 2018 at 12:00 am

Jamestown, R.I. Eric Pearson passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 27. He was born in Bristol, R.I., to the late Albert and Muriel (Chace) Pearson of Weston, Mass. Eric was employed with Brown and Sharpe (North Kingstown, R.I.) as a toolmaker for 10 years until its closing. He then workedRead More

Warren Miller, 93

January 24, 2018 at 12:00 am

Orcas Island, Wa. Warren Miller, the legendary outdoor filmmaker who for decades made homages to downhill skiing that he narrated with his own humorous style, died Jan. 24. A World War II veteran, ski racer, surfer and sailor, Miller produced more than 500 action films about a variety of outdoorRead More

Alan Howard Anderson, 79

January 17, 2018 at 12:00 am

Narragansett, R.I. Captain Alan Anderson, husband of Daryl Anne (Schmid) Anderson, passed away on Jan. 17. He was born in Fords, New Jersey on Sept. 27, 1938. He was the son of the late Arthur and Isabelle Anderson. He captained the sportfishing charter boat, Prowler, out of Point Judith, R.I.,Read More

David Walters, 75

January 17, 2018 at 12:00 am

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. David Walters passed away Jan. 17. His impact on the marine industry was profound, and will endure for many years to come. He was the founder of David Walters Yachts, designer and builder of the Cambria series of popular cruising yachts, and co-founder of Shannon Yachts. ForRead More

Virginia “Ginny” Gray, 85

January 5, 2018 at 12:00 am

Hingham, Mass. Ginny passed away on Jan. 5. She grew up between Boston and Cohasset before settling in Hingham, where she contributed mightily during her long life. In 1971, with her husband and fellow Hingham residents, she founded the Lincoln Sailing Center (now Hingham Maritime Center), where she served forRead More