Obituaries

Janet Jeffers

Janet Jeffers died quietly on Thursday, March 23, at the age of 84. Janet was a graduate of University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with a bachelor’s...

Mildred J. Gault

Mildred J. Gault, 90, died on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. A service is being planned for a later date and...

Garry Ryan Tilton Lewis

After a long battle with cancer, Garry Ryan Tilton Lewis died on March 14, 2017, in his home in Holiday, Fla. Garry was born...

Patrick Michael Gunkel

Patrick Michael Gunkel died on March 14, 2017, at the Newton Wellesley Center for Alzheimer's Care. For several years Patrick lived in Woods Hole,...

Edward Thomas

Edward (“Ted”) Thomas died at the age of 96 at the Henrietta Brewer House in Vineyard Haven on March 21, 2017. He was born...

Elaine Fairweather

Elaine J. Fairweather, 62, of Boothbay Harbor, Maine, died peacefully on March 12, 2017, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. Elaine grew up in...

Claire Elizabeth Nickerson Hall

Claire Elizabeth Nickerson Hall died in the place that she began her life, Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. She was 82. She...

Carolyn R. Brown

Mrs. Carolyn R. Brown, 87, of Oak Bluffs, died on March, 16, 2017, at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. A graveside service will be held...

Carolyn P. Goudey

Carolyn P. (Watson) Goudey, 62 years old, of Salem and Vineyard Haven, died on Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Massachusetts General Hospital, after a...

Lucille Plotz; burial Friday

Lucille Weckstein Plotz died March 13, 2017 at her home in Brooklyn at the age of 90. She, along with her husband Charles, was...

Maribeth Priore

Maribeth Hemberger Priore, a longtime resident of Martha’s Vineyard, died suddenly after an accident at her home on March 5, 2017. She was 61. Beloved...

Thomas Herget

Thomas (Tom) King Herget died on Feb. 28, 2017, after fighting a short but fierce battle with cancer. He enjoyed life, from his family...

Ronald Speed

Ronald Charles Speed, 80, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, after a brief illness. Ronn was born in Worcester on...

Christian Baldwin

Christian Gardner Baldwin died unexpectedly on Feb. 26, 2017, in Gainesville, Fla. He was 42. Christian enjoyed a lifelong connection to the Vineyard, beginning with...

Maribeth Priore and Robert J. Priore

Memorial funeral services for both Maribeth Priore, 61, who died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at her home in Oak Bluffs and her...

Nannette Mary West

Nannette Mary West, a native of Martha’s Vineyard and resident of Edgartown, died at the age of 69 on Wednesday evening, March 1, 2017,...

Brandon Mayhew Wight

Brandon Mayhew Wight, known as Brandy, died peacefully at home at Oak Hammock at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla., on Feb. 26,...

Hazelle Knight-Collier

Hazelle Knight-Collier died on March 3, 2017, at the Falmouth Hospital. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Dec. 17, 1922, one of three...

Dorothy Duart

Dorothy (Couto) Duart died on Feb. 18, 2017. Dotty was born on Sept. 14, 1942. She was the daughter of Manuel and Genevieve Couto. She...

Eleanor L. Waldron

Eleanor L. Waldron died at her West Tisbury home on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. She was 95. Eleanor was a lifetime Islander and attended the...