Henry R. Fauteux

Henry R. Fauteux of Oak Bluffs died on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 71.

A lobsterman, boat builder, skilled craftsman, construction foreman, caretaker, and captain, Henry was a man who could fix any problem. A true Islander, Henry was respected and beloved for his patience, stoicism, and steady demeanor. He will be greatly missed by his wife, Liz; his children, Henry, Heather, Carrie, and Kristen; his grandchildren, George, Ashley, and Mallory; and all who knew him.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, January 28, at 10 am in Sacred Heart Cemetery on Vineyard Avenue in Oak Bluffs.

Donations may be made to Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard, PO Box 1748, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 and the Vineyard Nursing Association, 455 State Road, PMB 312, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs.

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