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Lisa Jane Tilton

Lisa Jane Tilton, 60, of West Tisbury died on Friday, April 9, 2021, at her home. She was predeceased by her husband, Herbert C. Tilton III, in November 2014.  There will be an informal gathering...

Hope L. Sheridan

Hope L. Sheridan, 74, of Wareham, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 9, 2021, at her home, surrounded by family. She was the wife of the late SGM Edward J. Sheridan Jr. (ret. USA).  Born...

Clara Silva Rabbitt

Clara Silva Rabbitt died peacefully on Sunday, April 4, 2021, at her home in Vineyard Haven, a few months shy of her 100th birthday on Sep. 13. She was the wife of Owen J....

Ralph E. Sherman

Ralph E. Sherman of Chilmark passed away on Saturday evening, April 3, 2021, at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He was 88 years of age. Ralph was born on April 25, 1932, in Fall...

Services live-streamed April 7 for Judith Kennan

Judith (Allen) Kennan, 82, of East Hartford, Conn., passed away on March 31, 2021, from complications of a stroke and congestive heart failure. Judy was a resident of Riverside Health & Rehabilitation Center in...

Clara Silva Rabbitt

Clara Silva Rabbitt died peacefully on Sunday, April 4, 2021, at her home in Vineyard Haven, a few months shy of her 100th birthday on Sep. 13, 2021. She was the wife of Owen...

Howard Scott Steward

Howard Scott Steward, 91, of Oak Bluffs, passed away on April 3, 2021, at his home. He was the husband of Patricia A. Steward.  A memorial service will be held at a later date, and...

Corrine Rogers

Corrine Rogers, 66, died peacefully on Friday, April 2, 2021, at her home in Oak Bluffs.  She was predeceased by her parents John and Phyllis (Gonsalves) Rogers, and is survived by her siblings, John, Dale,...

Steven J. Maida

Steven J. Maida died unexpectedly on March 27, 2021. He was 57 years old. Steven was the son of Margaret Maida of Chilmark and Charles Maida Sr. He was born and raised on Martha’s Vineyard....

William Anthony Gamson

William Anthony Gamson died peacefully in his sleep on March 23, 2021, in Brookline, at the age of 87.  Born and raised in Philadelphia, Bill was educated at Antioch College and the University of Michigan,...

Hans Peter Stibolt Jr.

Hans Peter Stibolt Jr., 100, of Oak Bluffs, passed away peacefully at his home on March 4, 2021. He was the husband of the late Alma Muriel (Loerke) Stibolt.  Hans is survived by his daughter,...

Mary Hill Tucker

Mary Hill Tucker of Oak Bluffs died peacefully on March 14, 2021, at Martha's Vineyard Hospital, four days shy of her 103rd birthday Mary was born on March 18, 1918, in West Chester, Pa., the...

Kenneth M. Beebe

Kenneth M. Beebe (“Ken”), otherwise known as Dr. Play, 76, died unexpectedly at home in Vineyard Haven on Friday, March 19, 2021.  Ken was the husband of Laura Williams Beebe and father of Christopher Beebe...

Stephen Alan Spongberg

Born Oct. 15, 1942, to Alan Edward Spongberg (1912–81) and Barbara Elsie Sandehn Spongberg (1912–08), Stephen Alan Spongberg died at home in Westwood on March 18, 2021, of complications related to oral cancer.  Steve grew...

Frank Ferro

Frank Ferro, born at home on August 13, 1930, to Jennie (Magliato) and Louis Ferro, died from heart failure on Feb. 24, 2021. He was surrounded by the love of his family, and transitioned...

Edward Walter Larkosh

Edward Walter Larkosh passed away on March 14, 2021, at his home in East Providence, R.I.  Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 20, at 12:30 pm, at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home,...

Valerie Norton Murphy

Valerie Norton Murphy passed away on March 15, 2021, in Wellsboro, Pa.  Valerie was born on Nov. 21, 1928, in Chilmark to Cyril and Goldie Norton. She was a lifelong resident of Chilmark until her...

Glenn Hearn

Glenn Hearn died peacefully at home in West Tisbury on March 2, 2021, of complications from Parkinson’s and heart disease.  Glenn’s family moved to Vineyard Haven from Hyannis when Glenn was 3 years old. His...

Adelbert Ferreira

Adelbert Ferreira (Delby) of Carson City, Nev., husband of Claire Ferreira, passed peacefully with his two sons, Kevin and Mark, and stepdaughter, Heather Hyde, by his side on Jan. 24, 2021, at age 72.  He...

Vera Shorter

Vera Shorter died at her home on Martha’s Vineyard on Feb. 26, 2021, with her two daughters nearby. She was born in Huntington, Long Island, to Sue Hendrickson and Claude Groves in 1922, and...
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