Thursday, July 16, 2020

Obituaries

Mary Stokes French

Mary Stokes French, 92, of West Tisbury, passed away on June 29, 2020, at her home. She was the wife of the late George M. French Jr., who passed in January 2010.  A burial will...

Carl E. Greer Jr.

Carl E. Greer Jr., 84, died Saturday night, June 27, 2020, at his home at Woodside Village in Oak Bluffs.  A memorial service will be held at a later date, and a complete obituary will...

Christopher Fried

A longtime resident of Martha’s Vineyard, Christopher Owen Fried died on June 20, 2020. He was 73 years old. Chris is survived by his daughter, Heather Dyas-Fried; son-in-law, Sean Roach, and two grandchildren, Everest and...

Robyn Bandele Nash

Robyn Bandele Nash, Esq., 66, of Edgartown died on Thursday evening, June 25, 2020, at the family home in Oak Bluffs.  She was predeceased by her parents, Mildred L. (Teixeira) Nash and Robert J. Nash.  Her...

Donald Hurley Jr.

Donald Hurley Jr., beloved husband of 51 years to the late Nancy Mae Hurley, died on March 18, 2020, after a long illness. He was 78. Born on Nov. 15, 1941, in Boston, Don was...

Katherine G. Manning

Katherine G. Manning, 96, of Oak Bluffs, formerly of North Quincy, passed away on June 23, 2020. Katherine was a member of the Holy Ghost Association for many years, where she served as secretary. Her...

Dr. Susan Whiting Shanok

Dr. Susan Whiting Shanok, N.C. Psy. A. of New York City and Chilmark, passed away peacefully in her sleep early in the morning on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.  Susan was the wife of William Shanok...

Danguole Gabis

Danguole Gabis, a longtime resident of Martha's Vineyard, passed away on June 17, 2020.  For a number of years she taught at the Regional High School. After retirement she worked at Vineyard Gardens.  She is survived...

Carol L. Derry

Carol L. (Corso) Derry, born in 1941, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 12, 2020, at home in Providence, R.I.  Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was a daughter of Edward Corso and Jean...

John Albert Hargreaves

John Albert Hargreaves (“Jack”) died at age 87 on June 8, 2020.  Jack was born on August 4, 1932, in Willimantic, Conn., to Edna Vanderman Hargreaves and John Albert Hargreaves. Jack graduated in 1950 from...

Roberta Lea Hutchison

Roberta Lea Hutchison passed away quietly in her sleep, with her life partner John and her velcro Havanese Watson by her side, on June 1, 2020.  Robbie was born in Lincoln, Neb., on Jan. 2,...

Katherlyn Harrison

Katherlyn Harrison passed away after a long battle with dementia on May 30, 2020.  Born Katherlyn Elise DuBose, on May 26, 1927, in Pensacola, Fla., she was known to family and friends as “Little Sister.”...

Penny Clarke Wigglesworth

Penny Clarke Wigglesworth, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Marblehead, born on Dec. 29, 1938, passed away on May 30, 2020, at the Avow Hospice House in Naples. She transitioned to “a place of pure...

Service postponed for Beth Ann Saint-Amour

Beth Ann Saint-Amour, wife to Jay Wilbur of Vineyard Haven, will have her memorial service, which was to be held on June 19, postponed until a later date, to be announced.

Jasmine Leigh Reis

Jasmine Leigh (Reed) Reis, 29, died unexpectedly at her home in West Tisbury. She was the daughter of Yvonne Ann (Reed) Codner, and the sister of Philip R. Reed.  A memorial service will be held...

Richard James Walton

Richard James Walton (“Dick”), of Oak Bluffs, died suddenly on Monday, June 1, 2020, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 74. Dick was married to Carole K. Walton.  A private graveside service will be...

Ernest O. Barrett Jr.

Ernest O. Barrett Jr., 84, of Vineyard Haven, passed away on May 26, 2020, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was the husband of Lucinda (da Rosa) Barrett. Ernest was born on June 6, 1935,...

Richard James Thorman

Richard James Thorman, age 88, died on June 2, 2020, at his home in Franklin, Tenn.  Dick was born on Dec. 3, 1931, in Los Angeles, Calif., the oldest of three children of Charles Albert...

Ruth Berkowitz

Beloved daughter, sister, and aunt Ruth Berkowitz, 98, passed away peacefully on May 27, 2020, at the Riverside in New York City, where she had resided for the past three years.  Ms. Berkowitz was born...

Robert J. Schumann

Robert J. Schumann (“Bob”), of Oak Bluffs, passed away on April 15, 2020, after a period of declining health. Bob was born Dec. 22, 1950, to Jane (Whitney) and Justin Schumann. He was the oldest...