Obituaries

Services for James E. Barrett on June 4

A graveside service will be held for James E. Barrett of West Tisbury, who died on Dec. 15, 2015, at the age of 79...

John Edwin Leaird

John Edwin Leaird, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, died peacefully on May 22, 2016, of complications from metastatic prostate cancer. He was 75....

Raymond A. Dahill Jr.

Raymond A. Dahill Jr. died peacefully at Massachusetts General Hospital on May 22, 2016. He was 74. Tony, as he was affectionately known by family...

William “Tony” Ratcliff

“To the left of the steering column there is a little blue board attached to the dash; on this there is a white push-pull...

Eileen Sullivan Mayhew

Eileen Sullivan Mayhew, who turned 101 on May 11, died peacefully at Long Hill assisted living facility in Edgartown on Saturday, May 21, 2016....

Sharon Lynn Miller

Sharon Lynn Miller of Manchester, Conn., Moultonboro, N.H., and Martha’s Vineyard died peacefully and with full intention at her home, surrounded by the love...

Services Wednesday for Barbara Polleys Parker

Barbara Polleys Parker died on Sunday, May 22, 2016, at her home in Agawam. She was 86 years old. Barbara was born in Somerville on...

Cora Medeiros

Cora Medeiros died on Sunday, Mother’s Day, May 8, 2016, surrounded by her loving family at her home in Vineyard Haven. Her daughter Joan...

The Reverend Amy E. Edwards

The Reverend Amy E. Edwards, age 55, of Westport, died Friday, May 13, 2016. Born and raised in Providence, R.I., Amy was the beloved wife...

Iole Jannace Gardella

Iole Jannace Gardella died on May 10, 2016, at the age of 98. She was born in New York City on May 18, 1917,...

David Douglas celebration of life

There will be a celebration of the life of David Ogden Douglas on Sunday, June 5, from 1 pm to 3 pm at the...

Rita M. Klingensmith

Rita M. (Viggiano) Klingensmith of Edgartown died on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, at the age of 73. She was...

Geraldine A. (Klaus) Silva

Geraldine A. (Klaus) Silva, formerly of Edgartown, died on Friday, May 13, 2016, at Windemere Nursing Home in Oak Bluffs. She was 83. She...

Louise Therese Davies

Louise T. (Nonni, as she was known to everyone) Davies died peacefully at home with family on the night of April 27, 2016. She...

David E. Van Allen

David E. Van Allen, a longtime resident of Oak Bluffs and Malden, died at the Royal Nursing Center in Falmouth on Tuesday, May 3, at...

Susan E. Weibel-Yearwood

Susan E. Weibel-Yearwood of Oak Bluffs died on May 7, 2016, surrounded by her family. She was 68. A native of Nashua, N.H., Susan graduated...

Services Thursday for Bob “Hawkeye” Jacobs

Robert Scott “Hawkeye” Jacobs, who spurned the trappings of corporate success and followed his love of fishing to the beaches of Martha’s Vineyard, where...

Janet M. LaValley

  Janet M. (Searle) LaValley, daughter of the late John and Karen Searle of Edgartown, a native of Martha’s Vineyard, died on Oct. 26, 2015,...

Services Friday for Cora S. Medeiros

Cora S. Medeiros died at her Vineyard Haven home on Sunday, May 8, 2016. She was 85. A visitation for family and friends will be...

Elliot Lehman

Elliot Lehman, a longtime summer resident of Chilmark, died on May 5, 2016, at home in Wilmette, Ill., following a recent stroke. He was...