Gwynneth V. Yamamoto
18 March , 1925 – 4 September , 2019
Gwen Yamamoto, of Orleans, passed away at Cape Cod Hospital on September 4th.
Born in the UK in March of 1925, she was a registered nurse in World War 2, an artist and a student of Hans Hoffman's non-objective school of Art in Provincetown in the 1950s. Her husband was Taro Yamamoto artist and painter who also was a student of the Hoffman school. They met in Paris in 1952, quickly fell in love and traveled though Europe studying Art. They came to Provincetown that year and had a gallery there in the 1960s. Gwen worked as a nurse at the original 40 bed Cape Cod Hospital in the 1970s. A life long nurse and artist she was known for her creativity, kindness and loving spirit. Gwen was also a long time member of the Assembly of God in South Wellfleet.
Please send any donation to PAAM Provincetown Art Association and Museum.
There will be a viewing from 10-11am Wednesday Sept 11, 2019 at Nickerson Funeral Home, 340 Main Street, Wellfleet. The burial will be at 12:45pm Wednesday Sept 11th at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. For online condolences, please visit www.nickersonfunerals.com.
- Visitation Wednesday, 11 September , 2019
- Graveside Service Wednesday, 11 September , 2019