Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Obituaries

Glenn R. Hearn

Glenn R. Hearn, 83, of West Tisbury, passed away on March 2, 2021, at his home.  His burial will be held privately at the West Tisbury Cemetery. A complete obituary will appear in a future...

Joan Gentry Patadal

On a chilly morning on Jan. 22, 2021, Joan Gentry Patadal died peacefully in the arms of her beloved daughter, Beatrice Patadal Pattarroyo. After the past 40 years, Joan bravely faced multiple catastrophic illnesses...

Nelson deBettencourt

Nelson deBettencourt (“Eric”) passed peacefully at home in California on Feb. 15, 2021, his 54th birthday, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving fiancée, Holly Bario, daughter Emily deBettencourt,...

John Estrella

John Estrella, 69, of Vineyard Haven, passed away on Feb. 27, 2021, at his home.  Services will be private. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. A complete obituary will appear...

E. Brady Aikens

E. Brady Aikens passed away on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at 85, from prostate and bone cancer.  Brady served in the Air Force as an MP overseas in the 1950s, and lived in many East...

Robin Schoener

Robin Schoener, 67, of Oak Bluffs, died on Feb. 3, 2021, after a long and valiant fight with cancer. Robin grew up in Western New York, and after living in several other countries including...

Roberta Gilluly Tilton

Roberta Gilluly Tilton (“Bobbie”), born January 1937 to Walter S. Gilluly and Hilda Marie Norton in Edgartown, departed this life from an undiagnosed heart condition on July 2, 2020, in Providence, R.I.  After her father...

Dennis C. Ward

Dennis C. Ward, 74, of East Dennis, formerly of West Tisbury, died Feb. 14, 2021, at Cape Cod Hospital. Born in Bethlehem, Pa., to Charles and Mary (Farrugia) Ward, he was the devoted husband...

Roy Gundersen

Roy Gundersen, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, died peacefully at his Edgartown home on Nov. 25, 2020, at the age of 89. Roy grew up in a close-knit Norwegian community in East Hartland, Conn., and...

Antone Alves Bettencourt Jr.

Antone Alves Bettencourt Jr. (“Tony”) died peacefully at home on Tuesday morning, Feb. 9, 2021. He was born on April 15, 1942, and lived in Edgartown his entire life. He was the son of...

Richard J. Alwardt

Richard J. Alwardt (“Richie”), of Falmouth and formerly of Oak Bluffs, passed away on Feb. 2, 2021. He resided in Florida for 30 years with his wife of 47 years, Joanne (Marshall) Alwardt. He...

Ann Chase

Esther Ann Chase passed away quietly in her home, surrounded by family, on Feb. 8, 2021. She was 94.  The daughter of Hiram Arthur Schubert and Ruth (Johnson) Schubert, Ann was born in East Rockaway,...

Edward D. Redican

Edward D. Redican (“Dennis”), 74, died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2021, at his home in Oak Bluffs.  Born on Oct. 13, 1946, Dennis grew up in Abington, where he played varsity...

Antone A. Bettencourt

Antone A. Bettencourt (“Tony”), 78, of Edgartown, passed away on Feb. 9, 2021. He was the former chief of the Edgartown Fire Department.  Tony will be laid to rest at the New West Side Cemetery...

Clifford Moller

Clifford Moller, 99, of Cambridge, died peacefully on Jan. 7, 2021, at his home.  He was born in Stratford on April 29, 1921, to Joseph C. Moller and Anna C. Chapkovski. He served as a...

Peter Bogue Van Tassel

Peter Bogue Van Tassel of Edgartown passed away at his home on South Water Street on June 1, 2020, at the age of 91.  Peter was born on Dec. 29, 1928, to parents Chester Burroughs...

Audrey Margaret Quast

Audrey Margaret Quast, 90, originally from Zumbrota, Minn., passed away at her daughter’s home in Oak Bluffs. Services will be held privately. A complete obituary will appear in a later edition of this paper. For...

Dennis Redican

Dennis Edward Redican, 74, of Oak Bluffs, passed away on Jan. 26, 2021. Visiting hours for Dennis were held on Saturday, Jan. 30, from 1 to 3 pm at Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral...

Barbara Patrick Jones

Barbara Patrick Jones died on Jan. 20, 2021, in the Phillips House at Massachusetts General Hospital, after a courageous, eight-year struggle with ovarian cancer. Her husband Bill was at her side.  Barbara was known for...

Judith A. Ford

Judith A. Ford, 87, of Oak Bluffs, died on Dec. 17, 2020.  She was born in Hartford, Conn., on Feb. 28, 1933, the daughter of Helen Goldsmith and Ernest Acton. They resided in South Glastonbury,...
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