Services for John Richard Davies III


John Richard Davies III (“Rick,” as he was known), who died and climbed his stairway to heaven on Dec. 14, 2018, will be buried on May 18.

A memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, May 18, at 11 am in Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Massasoit Avenue, Oak Bluffs, officiated by the Rev. Michael Nagle. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Vineyard Avenue, Oak Bluffs, and a reception will follow at the P.A. Club; please bring a dish to share.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Good Shepherd Parish of Martha’s Vineyard, P.O. Box 1058, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568, or the McCarthy Care Center, 73 Service Rd., East Sandwich MA 02537.

Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs. Visit for online guestbook and information.