Saturday, June 15, 2024

Obituaries

Jason Michael Brescia

Jason Michael Brescia was born on March 29,1972, into an incredibly close-knit family, in the small Italian community of Stafford Springs, Conn. Like most children of the ’70s, Jason spent most of his childhood...

William Parry

William Bruce Parry (“Will”), longtime Chilmark resident, died in his home on March 14, 2024, after an extended illness.  Will was born on March 12, 1947, in Forty Fort, Pa., a small town along the...

Eric Moreis

We regretfully announce that on March 12, 2024, Eric Moreis passed away after a 14-month battle with cancer. He took his final breath in the comfort of his home in Wareham with his beloved...

Leigh James Rogers

Leigh James Rogers, 63, passed away on Jan. 19, 2024, at his home in Oak Bluffs.  Leigh was born in Oak Bluffs on July 12, 1960, to Sylvia Coutinho Rogers and the late James Everett...

Elsbeth Ann Fullem

Surrounded by loved ones, Elsbeth Fullem passed away peacefully at her Martha’s Vineyard home on Friday, April 5, 2024, at the age of 93.  Prior to retiring on Martha’s Vineyard, Elsbeth lived with her husband...

Celebration of life for Vera-Jean Clements

Vera-Jean Clements, 68, died on August 7, 2023, at her home in Oak Bluffs. She was the wife of Albert Clements III, and mother of Summer Clements DeSouza and Albert Clements.  A celebration of her...

Sally Ann Bates

Sally Ann Bates died on Feb. 23, 2024, at her home in Burlington, Vt. She was born on Dec. 6, 1955, in Summit, N.J., to William and Nancy Bates. Sally grew up in Westfield...

Robert Sherman Daniels

Robert Sherman Daniels ("Bob") passed away at home in Edgartown on the morning of March 29, 2024. He was 99. Born on Sept. 27, 1924, Bob lived a full life. He was a veteran, a...

Mildred Leona MacDonald

On April 4, 2024, Mildred Leona (Bates) MacDonald, 96, passed away peacefully at a family home on her beloved Martha’s Vineyard. She was the cherished wife of the City of Quincy Fire Captain Roy...

Joseph Felton Wardell III

It is with great sadness that the family of Joseph Felton Wardell III announce his peaceful passing on March 2, 2024, in Da Nang, Vietnam.  Born on March 11, 1962, Joe lived both a rich...

Rick Sullo

Rick Sullo, a Cambridge resident since the mid-1960s, passed away on April 3, 2024, at his beloved seasonal home on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard. He was 81. He loved the beauty of the Island,...

Services for Kirk Safford

There will be a memorial service for Kirk Safford, who died on Jan. 10, 2024, on April 27 at the Chilmark Church, at 11 am, followed by a celebration of his life at the...

Sara Trimble

Sara Trimble Glendinning died at home on April 2, just days short of her 81st birthday. Sara was a force! Born to Ann (“Nancy”) Wilson Glendinning and William Trimble Glendinning in Cleveland, Ohio, she spent...

John Svetz

John A. Svetz, 89, of Oak Bluffs passed away on April 5, 2024, after a brief illness, and is now with the Lord he served. John was born on May 11, 1934, in Corry, Pa.,...

Gaston Vadasz

Gaston Vadasz died at home in the early morning hours of April 2, 2024, after a long battle with metastatic prostate cancer. His remarkable life, from the time he was an infant hidden from...

Clarence M. Bannister

Clarence M. Bannister, of Vineyard Haven, passed away on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2024, at the Henrietta Brewer House. He celebrated his 100th birthday on Jan. 1 this year. His wife, Ethel V. (Craig)...

Andrew Rankin

Andrew Rankin, 42, formerly of Edgartown, passed away on April 2, 2024, from a stroke at Bayonet Point Hospital in Hudson, Fla.  Andrew, or Andy, grew up in Edgartown, and graduated from the Martha’s Vineyard...

John W. Osborn Jr.

John W. Osborn, Jr., 92, of Mechanicsburg, Pa., passed away on Friday, March 29, 2024, at Holy Spirit Hospital.  Born on August 13, 1931, in Oak Bluffs, he was the son of Elizabeth E. (House)...

Ernest S. Lamoreaux III

Ernest S. Lamoreaux III (“Bud”) died on March 5, 2024, at his home in Edgartown. He was 89.  Bud was born on March 22, 1934, to Gertrude and Ernest S. Lamoreaux Jr. of Mount Vernon,...

Robert Perry

Robert E. Perry, 66, of Oak Bluffs, passed away on March 29, 2024, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.  Visiting hours will be held on April 4, from 4 to 6 pm at Chapman Funerals in Oak...