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Regina M (Cuddyer) Policastro

Regina Mary Cuddyer Policastro, 68, of Mission Hill and a summer resident of Chilmark, died after a brief illness on November 13. She was a native of Jamaica Plain, attended Cathedral High School, Suffolk and...

Carol S. deBettencourt

Carol S. (Merry) deBettencourt, 75, lifelong resident of Oak Bluffs, died peacefully on Sunday evening, Nov. 22, 2020, with her family at her side at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.  She was predeceased by her husband,...

Hunter Pinckney Wootton Denman

Hunter Pinckney Wootton Denman, 40, died on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at his home on Martha’s Vineyard. The son of Margaret-Love Gathright Denman and William T. (“Rusty”) Denman III, Hunter was the youngest of their...

William Herbert Dyer

William Herbert Dyer (“Bill”) died on Nov. 15, 2020, at home surrounded by his family. He was born on June 11, 1937, in Springfield, to Margaret and Edwin Dyer. When he was 7 years...

Miriam S. Frankel

Miriam S. Frankel, long-time seasonal resident of Lambert’s Cove, died in Sarasota, Fla., on Nov. 16, 2020, of complications from a fall. “Mimi,” as she was known to friends and family, was a familiar...

Doris Toll Andrews Gregory

When Doris Virginia Toll Andrews Gregory succumbed to cancer at Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Oct. 31, 2020, she was 17 days away from her 96th birthday. She was a modest person who...

Sharon Elizabeth Kelley

Sharon Elizabeth Kelley, 83, of Woodside Village died on Tuesday morning, Nov. 17, 2020, at home.  She was predeceased by her parents, George and Ethel (Dillon) Kelley. She is survived by her sister Patricia and...

Samantha F. Drogin

Samantha F. Drogin, wit and firecracker, beloved mother, proud grandmother, and doting great-grandmother, passed away in Edgartown on Friday the 13th, three days shy of her 98th birthday.  Born in New York City, Sam grew...

Allan A. deBettencourt Sr.

Allan A. deBettencourt Sr. (“Buddy“), 83, lifelong resident of Oak Bluffs, died on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, at Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth, surrounded by his family. Allan, affectionately known as “Buddy” to his friends...

Bruce E. Kennedy

Bruce E. Kennedy, minister of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Martha’s Vineyard from 1994 to 1999, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Oct. 22, 2020, at the age of 70, after a six-year...

Deborah J. Huddleston

Deborah Jeanette Huddleston, 64, died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. She was at home in her own bed, following multiple, long hospital and nursing home stays, and her family is...

Doris Gregory

Doris Virginia (Toll) Gregory, 95, formerly of Aidylberg Way in Oak Bluffs, died on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, at Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Her funeral service will be held at a later date, and...

Christy L. Dobson

Christy L. Dobson, 40, of West Tisbury died on Monday, October 12, 2020, surrounded by family.  She was born on July 18, 1980, in Maine, the daughter of Michael E. Dobson and Kelly J. Morrison....

Nelson J. deBettencourt Jr.

Nelson J. deBettencourt Jr. of Oak Bluffs died on Thursday evening, Oct. 29, 2020, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Sandra (Geddis) deBettencourt, with whom he would have...

William J. Bernard

William J. Bernard (“Billy”) passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 21, 2020 at the age of 49. He was born on Nov. 3, 1970, in Oak Bluffs to Francis Bernard and the late Joyce (Sydeski)...

Barbara Ann Nolan

Barbara Ann Nolan was born in Boston on July 15, 1949. She passed away peacefully on Oct. 25, 2020, after a brief illness.  Barbara went to nursing school in the early 1970s, and was an...

Lynn B. Gatchell

Lynn Gatchell passed away peacefully on Sept. 30, 2020, surrounded by her loving family holding her hands and telling her stories. Lynn Barbara Pearce was born to Lillian (Greenwalt) and Richard Pearce on July 19,...

Allyson Getsinger

Allyson Courchene Getsinger died early Sunday morning, Oct. 18, 2020, at home on Chappaquiddick. She was 66, and had struggled with cancer for the past 10 months. The wife of Peter Getsinger and mother of...

Lenore Adele Irion

Lenore Adele Irion of Saxtons River, Vt., died peacefully just before daybreak on Sept. 11, 2020. For seven weeks she was in the care of her sister and medical hospice in her home in...

Martha Moore Schmidt

Martha Moore Schmidt died at the age of 90 on Friday, Sept. 25, with family by her side. Martha, Mar, or affectionately "Mouse," was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to many. Martha...
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