Obituary : Robert J. Immelt
The Rev. Robert J. Immelt, 87, of Edgartown, died at his home on Friday evening, Jan. 30, surrounded by his family.
He is survived by his wife, Betty (Frye) Immelt; his son, Jay Immelt, and daughter, Julie Wheeler; and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his son, Mark Immelt, in 2007.
A memorial service was held in the Trinity United Methodist Church in the Campgrounds of Oak Bluffs on Wednesday, Feb. 4, officiated by the Rev. Richard Rego and the Rev. Susan Heafield.
His burial with military honors provided by the Veterans of Martha's Vineyard will be private in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Oak Bluffs.
Donations may be made in his memory to the Tabernacle Restoration Fund at the Martha's Vineyard Camp-Meeting Association, P.O. Box 1176; Hospice of Martha's Vineyard, P.O. Box 2549, both in Oak Bluffs, MA 02557; or the United Methodist Cooperative Ministry of Martha's Vineyard, P.O. Box 796, Chilmark, MA 02535.
Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs. Visit ccgfuneralhome.com for online guest book and information.
A full obituary will appear in a future edition of The Martha's Vineyard Times.