Obituaries

Leigh C. Carroll

Leigh C. Carroll, 80, died on Friday morning, Jan. 20, 2017, at his Vineyard Haven home on West Chop. He was predeceased by his...

Leigh C. Carroll

Leigh C. Carroll, 80, died on Friday morning, Jan. 20, 2017 at his Vineyard Haven home on West Chop. He was predeceased by his...

Lynn Murphy

Lynn Murphy died last Thursday, Jan. 12, in his own bedroom at his home in Chilmark. He was 88. Lynn was born on Mount Desert...

Maitland Armstrong Edey

Maitland Armstrong Edey,  81, sailor, jazz musician, philosopher,  died on Dec. 30 at Massachusetts General Hospital of complications from multiple myeloma. Mait was born on...

Mariana Aguayo Gill

Mariana Aguayo Gill of Vineyard Haven died at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. A memorial service is being planned...

Francine Esther Kelly

Francine Esther Kelly died on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Culver City, Calif. Francine was born on Sept. 30, 1939,...

John Morgan

On Jan. 8, 2017, John Morgan was finally able to find the peace that he yearned for so furiously in his too-short life. Born...

Jonathon Hitesman

Jonathon Hitesman, a former Edgartown resident, died on Jan. 11, 2017, in Wellington, Fla. He was 66. Jon was born on March 10, 1950, in...

Betty Sundberg Turton

Betty (Sundberg) Turton died on Sept. 21, 2016, and began writing a new hymn. Betty was born on August 2, 1930, to Lawrence and...

Carol Ebert Perry

Carol died in the early morning of Dec. 26, 2016, a victim of metastatic breast cancer, a disease she had fought bravely for the...

Harry Ryder

Harry Ryder, formerly of William Street in Vineyard Haven, died at his home in Lancaster, N.H., on Nov. 21, 2016, at the age of...

Francine Kelly

Francine Kelly, vibrant leader of Featherstone Center for the Arts from 2003 to 2010, and mother of Featherstone’s current executive director, Ann Smith, died...

Frances V. Resendes

Frances V. Resendes, a true Island girl, died on Jan. 3, 2017, at her beloved Herring Creek Road, Edgartown, home in the manner in...

Cheryl B. Stark

Cheryl Barbara (CB) Stark, 70, died peacefully at her home in West Tisbury on Jan. 2, 2017, with family and friends by her side....

Frances V. Resendes

Frances V. Resendes, 97, died at her Edgartown home on Jan. 3, 2017. A memorial service is being planned shortly, with a date and...

Irene Carson MacKenty

Irene Carson MacKenty of Edgartown died on Dec. 30, 2016, at Martha's Vineyard Hospital at the age of 91. Her passing was caused by...

Janice Harlow Mead

Janice Harlow (Brett) Mead, “Jan,” died peacefully on Martha’s Vineyard on Dec. 28, 2016. Jan was born on March 27, 1925, the youngest of...

Maitland Armstrong Edey Jr.

Maitland Armstrong Edey Jr., a resident of West Tisbury, died on Dec. 30, 2016. An obituary will follow in a later edition of this...

Cheryl B. Stark

Cheryl B. Stark, 70, died at her West Tisbury home on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. A celebration of Cheryl’s life is being planned for...

Patricia Blanc

Patricia Blanc, beloved wife, mother of six, with 16 grandchildren, died peacefully on Dec. 31, 2016, at home on Martha's Vineyard, surrounded by her...