Carl M. Widdiss


Carl Manning Widdiss of Aquinnah died on Sunday, July 27, at John C. Lincoln Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. He was 65.

Carl was the husband of Pam Glavin and step-father of Gimili Glavin and grandfather of Elliott Berz. He was also the brother of Donald Widdiss and Dawn Widdiss. He was predeceased by his parents, Leonard D. Widdiss and Gladys (Malonson) Widdis, and his brother Marc Widdiss.

The family will receive visitors at the family home at 1 Howwasswee Way in Aquinnah on Friday, August 1, beginning at 4 pm. A graveside service will be held in the Gay Head Cemetery in Aquinnah on Saturday, August 2, at 11:30 am, with military honors provided by the Veterans of Martha’s Vineyard.

Donations may be made in his memory to the Gay Head Lighthouse Fund, Aquinnah Town Hall, 65 State Road, Aquinnah, MA 02535.

Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road, Oak Bluffs. Please visit for online guest book and information.

A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of The Times.