Thursday, September 22, 2022

Obituaries

Robert Jeffrey Baum

Robert Jeffrey Baum, born Feb. 3, 1949, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 25, 2022.  He leaves behind many family and friends, who will remember him "one of a kind," forever tilting at windmills! He...

John Henry Patterson

John Henry Patterson, 74, passed away on August 19, 2022, at his home in West Tisbury.  John grew up on a dairy farm in Framingham, tinkering with machinery and helping his uncle with the farm....

Celebration for Ray Phillips

Please join us to celebrate the life of Ray Phillips on Wednesday, August 31, from 3 to 7pm at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury. In his honor, we would love to share memories...

Robert E. McIntyre

Robert E. McIntyre (“Bobby”) passed peacefully on June 11, 2022. He was buried in Lakeworth National Cemetery on July 7 with full military honors. Bobby was 82. The Atwoods were his foster parents during his...

Edward Baldwin Self III

Edward Baldwin Self III died on August 12, 2022, at the age of 49, after a monthlong battle with COVID-19. Born in New York City, Edward graduated from Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood, N.J., in...

Judith E. Miller

Judith E. (Schneider) Miller, 97, of Vineyard Haven died on Friday morning, August 12, 2022, at Windemere Nursing Home.  Her memorial will be held at a later date, and a complete obituary will appear in...

William Braasch Watson

William Braasch Watson, Ph.D., 89, of Concord and Chilmark, died on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was the husband of Myra Fraser Harrison.  His memorial service information and complete obituary...

Service Saturday for Ralph W. Gross

A graveside service for Ralph W. Gross will be held on Saturday, August 20, at 1 pm, at the New Westside Cemetery in Edgartown, officiated by the Rev. Dr. Roger Spinney. Mr. Gross passed...

James Turner Ciciora

James Turner Ciciora, 93, passed away peacefully at his home in Oak Bluffs on Saturday, July 16, 2022. Jim was born in Kouts, Ind., on March 19, 1929. He lived a farm life with his...

Ralph W. Gross

Ralph W. Gross (“Benny”) passed away peacefully at his home in Edgartown on July 31, 2022. He was 84 years old. He succumbed to the outcome of a major hemorrhagic stroke that occurred in...

Service for Ken Gross

A celebration of life for Ken Gross will be held on Sunday, August 21, from 1 to 4 pm at the Portuguese-American (PA) Club, 137 Vineyard Ave., Oak Bluffs, MA 02557. Please come with your...

Dr. Frank Michael Shepard

Dr. Frank Michael Shepard (“Mike”), 86, of Vineyard Haven died on August 2 after a lingering illness. Born in Tampa, Fla., to Harry Wargo and Annie Jewell Fogarty Shepard in 1935, Mike was proud to...

David McCullough

David McCullough, of Hingham and West Tisbury, passed away on August 7, 2022. He was 89. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, August 16, at 2 pm at the First Congregational Church of...

Ashley Thomas DePriest

There will be a graveside service on August 15 at 1 pm at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Oak Bluffs for Ashley Thomas DePriest. Military honors will be provided by the veterans of Martha’s...

Services Saturday for John Gibb

John Gibb passed away peacefully on the morning of July 27, 2022, in Falmouth. He was born on June 20, 1956, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital to John and Victoria (Pease) Gibb, and grew up...

Services Sunday for Lynn M. Searle-Strem

Lynn M. Searle-Strem passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on August 1, 2022. Lynn was a deeply beloved mother of two children, Sarah and Matthew, and wife of Daniel Strem. Lynn...

Jacque Cage

Jacque Cage, 75, passed away on July 20, 2022, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, due to complications from lung cancer. Jacque was born in Queens, N.Y., living near a large extended family of grandparents, aunts, uncles,...

Christina Lyn Souza

A beautiful soul was called home on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, and Christy found herself wrapped in the gentle arms of the Lord. In her 13-year battle with metastatic breast cancer, Christy’s strength was...

Ursula Prada

Ursula Prada passed away unexpectedly on July 9, 2022, at her home at 134 Katama Road, Edgartown. She suffered a short but intense illness before she died at 62 years.  Ursula grew up in and...

Margaret and Giulio Pontecorvo

Giulio Pontecorvo, a professor of economics who taught at Columbia University for four decades and served as an advisor to the U.S. and foreign governments, including the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization, the U.S....