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David Lawrence Mercer

David Mercer was born on March 29, 1961, in Sausalito, Calif., to Sylvia Celeste Stewart and William (“Bill”) Mercer. He grew up in New York City. After his freshman year at the Bronx High...

John D. Hawke Jr.

John Daniel Hawke Jr., son of Olga Buchbinder and John Daniel Hawke of Rockville Centre, N.Y., died at his home in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 3, 2022, at the age of 88, surrounded by...

Funeral Thursday for Carlton D. Leaf

Carlton D. Leaf, 93, of Chilmark, passed away on Jan. 21, 2022, at his home, with his family by his side. He was the husband of Audrey (Morgan) Leaf, who passed away in April...

Inez Marie Montanile

Inez Marie Montanile, 66, of Vineyard Haven, passed away on Jan. 14, 2022, at Boston Medical Center. She was the wife of Matthew C. Montanile.  Family and friends are invited to visiting hours on Friday,...

Sarah Griswold Leahy

Sarah Griswold Leahy ("Sally"), Museum of Fine Arts educator, devoted mother and grandmother, age 89, of Westwood, formerly of Chestnut Hill, died at home of natural causes on Jan. 12, 2022. She was predeceased...

Kenneth Howard Neagle Jr.

I was born in 1954, the creek was flowing over stones …   Ken Neagle, artist, poet, naturalist, biologist, farmer, kind and gentle soul, passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 13, 2022, in Vineyard Haven...

John McCarron

John C. McCarron (“Duzza”), 59, died on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at his home in Edgartown. He was the son of Anne (Bekker) McCarron of Edgartown and Richard J. McCarron Sr. His graveside service...

Dagmar J. Dockery

Dagmar J. Dockery, 81, died on Monday evening, Jan. 10, 2022, at her home in Vineyard Haven.  Her celebration of life will take place at a later date, due to COVID, and a complete obituary...

Thomas L. Flynn Jr.

Thomas L. Flynn Jr. (“T.L.”) died on Jan. 9, 2022, in Winston-Salem, N.C., from heart failure at the age of 88.  A private service is planned. A full obituary will appear in a future edition...

Allen Bradbury Flanders

Allen Bradbury Flanders of Milton and Chilmark peacefully passed away on Jan. 3, 2022.  Born on March 9, 1942, Allen was the first of three sons of Florence (Bradbury) and Leslie M. Flanders of Vineyard...

Robert Levine

On Dec. 4, 2021, Dr. Robert Levine passed peacefully at the age of 84 with his family at his bedside in Stuart, Fla.  Dr. Levine grew up on the Vineyard, which he would forever call...

Calvin M. Grimes Jr.

Calvin M. Grimes Jr. (“Kern”), son of Calvin M. Grimes Sr. and Marguerite E. (Perry) Grimes, was born on Jan. 12, 1940, in Boston. He departed this life on Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021, on...

Services Friday for Tanner James Andrade

Tanner James Andrade, 29, of West Tisbury, died on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. He was the son of Joseph Andrade and Alison (“Sunny”) McMorrow.  A graveside service will be...

Services Friday for Michael O’Donoghue

Michael O'Donoghue, 66, of Oak Bluffs passed away on Dec. 22, 2021.  A funeral Mass will be held Friday, Jan. 14, at St. Elizabeth's Church in Edgartown at 11 am, with a reception at the...

Clarence D. Carter

Clarence D. Carter, 101, of Oak Bluffs, passed away the morning of January 10, 2022. He was the husband of Betty J. Carter.  A complete obituary will appear in a later edition of this paper,...

Patricia Crosson

Patricia Crosson, 76, of Oak Bluffs, passed away on January 9, 2022, at her home. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of this paper, and a memorial service will be held...

Patricia A. Witte

Patricia A. Witte (“Pat”) of Oak Bluffs died unexpectedly of natural causes on Jan. 4, 2022. She was 78. Pat was from the Midwest, growing up in the Chicago area and then later moving to...

Darren Lobdell

Darren Lobdell died peacefully in his sleep on Dec. 26, 2021, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, surrounded by family and friends. The cause of death was complications from a stroke. He was born on May 17,...

Helen K. Harley

Helen K. (Brown) Harley, 87, of West Warwick, R.I., passed away on Dec. 28, 2021. She was the wife of the late Peter S. Harley.  Born in Oak Bluffs, she was the fourth daughter of...

Jane C. Brown

Jane C. Brown, 82, a unique, amazing person and a force of nature, passed away peacefully on Dec. 27, 2021, after defying the odds yet again by surviving cancer diagnoses far longer than she...