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Don DePriest

Don DePriest passed away January 9, 2021 at Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, Massachusetts. He was 74 years old. Don battled cancer for three years and died peacefully while surrounded by loved ones...

Thomas Darragh Mullins II

Thomas Darragh Mullins II died peacefully at his home in Lambert's Cove on Dec. 31, 2020. He was 85.  Tom was born in Pittsburgh in 1935, the first child of William and Virginia Mullins. Two...

Susan Elizabeth May

Susan Elizabeth May, of Chatham, N.J., and Chilmark, died peacefully in her sleep in the early hours of Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2020, of natural causes, primarily heart failure.  Susan was born on June 6,...

Marianna Hilliard O’Brien

Marianna Hilliard Mead O’Brien, 90, passed away peacefully on Jan. 9, 2021, surrounded by her loving family on Martha’s Vineyard.  Born in Aiken, S.C., on March 28, 1930, to George Houk Mead of Mead Paper...

Marcia B. Merrill

Marcia B. (Hope) Merrill passed away at her home in Vineyard Haven on Jan. 4, 2021. She was 85 years young. Marcia was born on Martha’s Vineyard in 1935, and loved her island life. She...

Mikolaj G. Wojnowski

Mikolaj G. Wojnowski, 76, died peacefully at his home in Vineyard Haven on Saturday morning, Jan. 2, 2021. Mr. Wojnowski was born on August 7, 1944, in Czarnkow, Poland, and was very adventurous as a...

Osmana Bianchi

Osmana (Boschi) Bianchi passed away peacefully at her home in Vineyard Haven on Jan. 3, 2021. She was born on November 11, 1934, in Borgo a Mozzano, Italy.  Osmana was a homemaker and a lunch...

Robert B. Dayton

Robert B. Dayton Jr. ("Bob"), 93, of Williamsport, Pa., passed away on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020 at the Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital. Surviving is his loving wife of 69 years, Rosemary (Berkheiser) Dayton. Born...

Marcia B. Merrill

Marcia B. (Hope) Merrill, 85, of Vineyard Haven, passed away at her home on Jan. 4, 2021. She was the wife of the late Everett R. Merrill.  A private graveside service will be held at...

Osmana Bianchi

Osmana (Boschi) Bianchi, 86, of Vineyard Haven, passed away on Jan. 3, 2021, at her home. A funeral Mass will be held on Monday, Jan. 11, at 11 am, at St. Augustine's Church in Vineyard...

Thomas D. Mullins

Thomas D. Mullins died peacefully at his home in Lambert's Cove on Dec. 31, 2020. He was 85. A full obituary will appear in a later edition of this paper.

Gloria Alexander

Gloria Alexander of Martha's Vineyard and Sarasota, Fla., died peacefully on Dec. 22, 2020. Gloria lived for her family. She was a loving wife and a doting mother and grandmother, always smiling and ready...

Mikolaj G. Wojnowski

Mikolaj G. Wojnowski, 76, died peacefully at his home in Vineyard Haven on Saturday morning, Jan. 2, 2021. He was the husband of Jolanta M. (Dopierala) Wojnowski. His funeral Mass will be celebrated on...

Joseph Farland Jr. 

Joseph A. Farland Jr., 87, of Falmouth, formerly of Oak Bluffs, passed away peacefully at Bridges of Epoch on Dec. 25, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Jane Farland, and son of Joseph...

Christopher E. Larkosh

Christopher E. Larkosh, 56, of East Providence, born in Oak Bluffs, died unexpectedly on Dec. 24, 2020, at his residence.  Chris was the son of Edward W. Larkosh and was predeceased by his mother, Dorothy...

Bradford James Fauteux

Bradford James Fauteux died on Dec. 1, 2020. “Uncle Brady” left us on Dec. 1. Bradford James Fauteux was born on the Island on May 2, 1949, to Raymond ("Frenchie”) Fauteux and Leona (Gazaille)....

Geoffrey Kirby Codding

Geoffrey Kirby Codding (“Geoff”) was born on Jan. 3, 1978, as the Vineyard’s New Year baby, and passed away on Dec. 20, 2020, after a valiant fight with cancer, with his family by his...

Dr. Malcolm Dunkley

Dr. Malcolm Dunkley, a well-known former physician on Martha’s Vineyard, died Dec. 12 in Sandwich. He was 91. Eric Malcolm Dunkley was born in 1928 to Edward Dunkley and Jane (née Wilkinson) in Cardiff, Wales....

Stuart Lollis

Stuart H. Lollis, of Edgartown, MA died peacefully on December 13 of kidney and respiratory failure. He was 78 years old.  Stuart was born on November 2, 1942, the oldest child of Shelton and Ruth...

Elaine Jean Ciancio

Elaine Jean (Marchant) Ciancio died Saturday, December 19, 2020 at her home in Vineyard Haven, due to complications from a 54 year long battle with multiple sclerosis. She was 72 years old. Elaine was born...
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