Obituaries

Terry A. Andrade

Terry A. Andrade died on July 12, 2016, in Dunedin, Fla., after a long battle with cancer. She was 59 years old. Terry was...

Jack Koontz

Jack Koontz, a longtime Vineyard resident and well-known charter captain who owned Derby Jack’s tackle shop, died at his home in Bourne on Saturday,...

Paul E. Wilbur

Paul E. Wilbur, 64, formerly of Middleboro, died on Jan. 22, 2016, after a long illness. His sisters, Shirley and Cynthia, were at his...

Marianne Elizabeth Holmes Thomas

Marianne Elizabeth Holmes Thomas died peacefully at her home in Ocean Heights in Edgartown on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. She had just celebrated her...

Services for Vernon M. Jernegan

Vernon M. Jernegan of Edgartown died on Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 81. He was married to Marilyn (Viera)...

Robert and Mildred Schulze

Robert B. Schulze died peacefully on July 9, 2016, after a long and courageous struggle recovering from a stroke in 2009. Born in Greenwich,...

Nancy Winkelman

Nancy Morrow Winkelman of East Chop died July 4, 2016, at Massachusetts General Hospital due to complications following surgery. She was 84. Openly friendly, Nancy...

Thomas Joseph Moore Jr.

Thomas J. Moore Jr. died on Feb. 22, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. Tommy was born in Newton on July 12, 1945, to Constance Marie...

Services Wednesday for Ruth Stiller

Ruth Cronig Stiller died in her native Vineyard Haven on Sunday, July 10, 2016. With her passing, Martha’s Vineyard lost a pillar of its...

William J. Giarrusso

William J. Giarrusso of Hingham died on July 5, 2016, at the age of 82. Son of the late Eleanor and Pasquale Giarrusso of...

James Edward Davis

James Edward Davis, head of the Union Chapel music committee, died on June 22, 2016, at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y., after...

Lottie Lee Webb Hufford

Lottie Lee Webb Hufford, who was a role model in selflessness and a kind and generous person, died of cancer in her home in...

George E. White

George E. White, a veteran of the Normandy invasion, died peacefully on June 1, 2016, at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital, after a fall which...

Judy Feiffer

Judy Feiffer died peacefully at her home in New York City on June 27. She was 87. Judy was born Judy Sheftel on March 30,...

John Tower Churchill

John Tower Churchill was born on Oct. 25, 1967, in Evanston, Ill., and died on June 26, 2016, in Menlo Park, Calif., after a...

Jacob T. Ratcliff

Jacob “Jake” Ratcliff, a resident of Oswego, N.Y., died on Monday, June 27, 2016, at his home with loving family members by his side....

George A.J. Santos

George Augustus John Santos died Wednesday, June 1, 2016. He was 92. Affectionately known as “Kilowatt,” George was the husband of the late Phyllis (Pezzulo)...

David L. Myers

David Lindley Myers of Eastham died unexpectedly earlier this month. A devoted father, beloved son and brother, and friend to many on Martha’s Vineyard,...

The Reverend Cornelius deWitt Hastie

The Reverend Cornelius deWitt Hastie, Episcopal priest of the diocese of Massachusetts, died June 15, 2016, of a massive heart attack while playing bridge...

Luke L.L. Gurney

Luke Leonard Luscomb Gurney of Oak Bluffs, a much-loved husband, father, son, and friend, followed his passion for fishing and love of the ocean...