Andrew L. Gadzinski

Andrew L. Gadzinski of Chicago, Ill., died on April 11. He was 47. Andrew graduated from the University of Chicago Booth school of Business in 2007 with an Executive MBA. He also was a 2005 graduate of Northwestern University, earning a Masters of Information Technology. Owner of a financial management company, Andrew was a seated […]

Carl Poehler

Carl Poehler of Melrose and Tisbury died on April 2, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was 93 years old. Carl was born at his parents’ home in Everett. His father, of German descent, and his mother, of Irish descent, had five daughters and then Carl. His being the youngest and only boy in the […]

Jacqueline Clapp

Jacqueline “Jackie” Clapp died peacefully on March 25, 2014 with family and friends around her. At 86, she had been residing on Martha’s Vineyard with her daughter, Leslie, since 2010. She was born in Portland, Maine, a “Christmas Baby” on December 25, 1927 to parents Arthur and Mildred (Jenks) Roberge. Her family moved to Worcester […]

Mildred V.T. Morano

Mildred T. Villani “Millie” Morano died in Sandwich on March 19, 2014, after a long struggle with cancer. She was 91. Born in the Bronx, New York City, Millie attended Roosevelt High School. She married her sweetheart, Charles “Chas” Morano, in 1946. Millie was a Red Cross Volunteer during World War II. She was the […]

Beattie Crume Lamb

Beattie Crume Lamb will be interred at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Vineyard Haven at 12 noon on Saturday, April 12. Mr. Lamb died on January 14, 2014, at the age of 92. A gathering of family and friends will follow immediately at The Masonic Hall on the Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road.

Ada Mae Daniels

Ada Mae Daniels died peacefully at her home in Oak Bluffs with her family beside her on Sunday, March 16, 2014. She was 80. Ada was born September 12, 1933, in Indianola, Mississippi, to the late Willie McBride and John Frank Richardson. She was the second oldest of six children and graduated from Indianola Colored […]

Peter A. Darling

Peter A. Darling of Stratham, N.H., and Chilmark died on March 19, 2014, at the age of 85. He was the son of A. Graeme and Julia (Crump) Darling of Schenectady, N.Y. Pete was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather to his family: his wife of 57 years, Odila (Della) S. Darling; his daughter Susan […]

Helen M. Wheeler

Come Saturday night she would enjoy a ride on the Flying Horses, and maybe a treat of some frozen pudding ice cream. Every Wednesday night, without fail, she could be found singing at the Tabernacle. For Helen, life on the Island was “a tremendous experience; a constant vacation!”

Robert G. Bassett

Robert Gordon “Gordie” Bassett died on February 2, 2014, after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. He was 55. Gordon was living in Baltimore, and he was in the process of fulfilling his dream of moving to the Island permanently to live with his sister, Leslie Frizzell, and her partner, Larry Kiely, of Oak […]