William F. Gassert


William F. Gassert died on August 3, 2019, after a long battle with cancer, at the young age of 49.

He was born on Martha’s Vineyard, the loving son of Arthur and Eileen Gassert; he is survived by his brother and sister, Louise Gassert Searle of Vineyard Haven and Arthur Gassert Jr. of Edgartown; his girlfriend, Arlyce Hansen of Whitman, and former girlfriend Robin Harris; cousins Lori Carreiro Silveira and Tony Carreiro of New Bedford, Steven Carreiro of Oak Bluffs, Amy Carreiro Ragnaldsen of Georgia, and Steve Gassert of New York, and several nieces and nephews.

William was a truck driver for 15 years. William also loved his five basset hounds, Otis, Murphy, Rosie, Tashmoo, and Boeing.

Arrangements are in the care of Quealy and Son Funeral Home. Services will be private.