Erick Vanderhoop


Erick (Ricky) Vanderhoop died on Monday, October 14, at his Aquinnah home. He was 60.

His wake will be held on Thursday, October 17, at the Aquinnah Town Hall, with visiting hours from 3 to 7 pm. His funeral service will be held on Friday, October 18, beginning at 1 pm at the Gay Head Community Baptist Church in Aquinnah with a graveside service to follow at the town cemetery.

Following the services, a potluck collation will be held at the Aquinnah Shop Restaurant at the Gay Head Cliffs.

All who knew and loved Rick and appreciated his passion for hot rodding and automobiles are invited to bring their classic, hot rod, antique or special whatever for a procession to honor and remember him. Please assemble at the Aquinnah Town Hall at 12:30 pm on Friday, prior to the funeral services.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to: The Martha’s Vineyard Cancer Support Group Inc., P.O. Box 2214, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568. Arrangements are under the care of Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Oak Bluffs,