Obituaries

William F. Starr

The Rev. Dr. William Frederic Starr, a direct descendant of Dr. Comfort Starr, who emigrated to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1635, died on...

Dorothy M. Duart

Dorothy M. Duart, 74, of Vineyard Haven died on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at the Falmouth Hospital. She was the wife of Joseph F....

Thomas L. Brennan

Thomas L. Brennan, 90, of West Tisbury and recently of Henrietta Brewer House in Vineyard Haven, died on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at the...

Paula Maria Wyche Tookes

Paula Maria Wyche Tookes died on Feb. 8, 2017. Paula was born on Oct. 10, 1948, in Miami, Fla. She was the second child of...

Susan Louise Jackson

Susan Louise Jackson of Edgartown died after a long illness, at home with her family at her side, on Feb. 6, 2017. She was...

Mary Ives Greely

Mary Ives Greely, a resident of Darien, Conn., and Edgartown, died on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Stamford Hospital. Born on June 20, 1928,...

Pearle S. Perkins

Pearle S. Perkins, 97, died from natural causes at her home in West Tisbury on Feb. 9, 2017. Born in Maroa, Ill., on Feb....

Anthony M. Guyther

Anthony M. Guyther, 96, of Vineyard Haven died at Royal Nursing Care Center in Falmouth on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017. A service is being...

Paul Michael Domitrovich

Paul Michael Domitrovich, 81, died at 3:28 am on Sunday, Feb. 6, at his winter residence in Coral Gables, Fla. Mr. Domitrovich transitioned peacefully...

Robert R. Nagengast

Robert R. (Ron) Nagengast died on Feb. 2, 2017, with his loving family at his side, brilliant sun shining, and Irish music in the...

Carol D. Brandon

Carol Drechsler Brandon of West Tisbury died peacefully at home on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. She was 97. She engaged every room she entered...

Judy Fraser-Pearse

Judith Jenks Fraser-Pearse died peacefully at her home in Vineyard Haven on Feb. 1, 2017, after a recent diagnosis of cancer. She was 78...

Neva D. Thornhill

Neva D. Oneal Thornhill died on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, with her family nearby. Neva D. Oneal was born in Bogard, Mo., to Elmer and...

John Tenney Mead

John Tenney Mead, 88, of Edgartown, died on Friday morning, Feb. 3, 2017, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was the father of Amy...

Howard Attebery

Howard Robert Attebery, 94, died on Wednesday morning, Feb. 1, 2017, at his home in West Tisbury. He was married to Cynthia Riggs and...

Elizabeth Audrey LeBeau

  Elizabeth Audrey (Johnson) LeBeau, 79, died peacefully on Jan. 21, 2017, at McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich, after a fairly brief illness. Beth fell...

Ralph T. Bartlett

Ralph T. “Bart” Bartlett died on Jan. 30, 2017, at Indian River Medical Center at the age of 92. Born in Lyndhurst, N.J., the...

Leona E. White

Leona E. White, a lifelong resident of Oak Bluffs, died peacefully on Thursday morning, Jan. 26, 2017 at the Martha‘s Vineyard Hospital. She was...

Dorothy E. Newton

Dorothy Newton died on Jan. 17, 2017. She was born on May 4, 1921, in the Hebrides of Scotland, and raised by her mother,...

Bruce K. Young

Bruce K. Young died suddenly and of natural causes on Jan. 22, 2017, at his home in Madison, N.Y. He was 86. A native of...