Sunday, November 27, 2022

Community Notes

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Valério Sobrinho Rosa Parra Da Costa Patricia Da Rosa and Diones Parra Da Costa of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Valério Sobrinho Rosa Parra Da Costa, on Oct. 26, 2022, at Martha’s...

Sandra C. Bayne

Sandra Bayne, beloved wife, mother, and friend, died on Oct. 22, 2022, in Whiting, N.J. Sandra was born in Atlanta, Ga., in March 1938, the only child of Hubert and Armaka Carmichael. She was raised...

Paula Rae Hollis

Paula Rae Hollis, 63, of Vineyard Haven, passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, following a short and courageous battle with glioblastoma.  She was born on Nov. 29,...

Brian D. LeBeau

Brian David LeBeau, formerly of South Hadley, and more recently of Vineyard Haven, passed away on Oct. 22, 2022, at 60 years of age, after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Most people...

Raymond O. Morris

Raymond Onslow Morris (“Ray”), 54, of Pembroke, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 16, 2022.  Ray was born on March 17, 1968, the son of the late Betty Morris Quinn and Martin Morris. He graduated from...

Margot M. Cottrell

Margot M. (White) Cottrell, 89, passed away on Friday, Oct. 14, 2022. She was the wife of J. Thomas Cottrell.  For service information, full obituary, and online condolences, visit waring-sullivan.com.

Island Grown Winter CSA registration is open

Island Grown Initiative announces that registration is now open for the 2022-2023 Winter Community Supported Agriculture program, which will begin Nov. 3 and 10. CSA membership supports efforts to develop innovative regenerative growing techniques in...

Harvest happiness

Young and old alike gathered at the Ag Society fairgrounds for this year’s Harvest Festival. Whether you were up for a pie-eating contest or just wanted to hug an alpaca, the schedule was filled...

Births

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Smith Patrick Kavanagh Coogan Evan Kavanagh-Coogan and Patrick Coogan of Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Smith Patrick Kavanagh Coogan, on Oct. 17, 2022, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Smith weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces,...

Cribbage Club results

The Vineyard Cribbage Club met on Wednesday at 6 pm to play our favorite game. The results are as follows: First, Danny BenDavid with a 10/5 +34 card Second, Angie Fisher with a 9/4 +92 card Third,...

Cribbage Club results

The Vineyard Cribbage Club met on Wednesday at 6 pm to play our favorite game.  The results were as follows: First, Ron Ferreira with a 10/4 +93 card Second, Byram Devine with an 8/4 +44 card Third, David...

Get your Red Stocking application

Applications for the Red Stocking Fund are now available online only. Visit  theredstockingfund.org to sign up through Nov. 11. If you are unable to use a home computer, all of the Island libraries have...

Masonic lodge welcomes visitors on Saturday

The Oriental Martha’s Vineyard Masonic Lodge in Oak Bluffs, an Island organization more than 150 years old, hosts an open house on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 am to 3 pm. Members are welcoming...

Grace Church welcomes everyone to a weekend open house

Everyone is invited to Grace Episcopal Church at 34 Woodlawn Ave. in Vineyard Haven this weekend. All alumni, friends, and neighbors are welcome to visit the church this Sunday, Oct. 23, for its Open...

Births

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Liz Belle Ferreira de Oliveira Francielen Ferreira and Judah de Oliveira of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Liz Belle Ferreira de Oliveira, on Oct. 11, 2022, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Liz weighed...

Ethan Miller

Ethan Miller of Calgary, Canada, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. A part-time student at the University of Calgary, he was 22, and worked on-Island during the summer for Siew Ong. He leaves behind...

Diana DeCristofaro

Diana DeCristofaro of Medford, and formerly of Oak Bluffs, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022, at the age of 79, after a long illness. Diana was born in Medford on July 6, 1943, to...

Maria Moody

Maria (Shea) Moody, 89, a resident at Windemere Nursing Home and formerly of West Tisbury, died on Oct. 11, 2022, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband Kaye Hollis Moody,...

David J. Duarte

David J. Duarte, 81, of Oak Bluffs, passed away on Oct.17, 2022.  A complete obituary will appear in a later edition of this paper, and services will be announced at a later date. For online...

Births

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Khloe Souza De Melo Ana Lara Souza and Luan De Melo of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a daughter, Khloe Souza De Melo, on Oct. 9, 2022, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Khloe weighed 7...