Obituaries

Harold Hayden Sears

Harold Hayden Sears, 84, of Falmouth, passed away unexpectedly yet peacefully on April 28, 2020. While summering in Falmouth, he met his future bride, who was also a summer resident. It was like a story...

Walter J. Wright

Walter J. Wright, known to his family and friends as Bud, passed away at his home in Tequesta, Fla., on May 4, 2020, with his loving wife Joyce by his side. He was 89 years...

John E. MacKenty

John E. MacKenty, 91, died peacefully at his home in Edgartown on Monday morning, May 11, 2020. He was predeceased by his wife, Irene C. (Carson) MacKenty in December 2016.  His memorial service will be...

Paul Allen Medeiros

Paul Allen Medeiros, 65, of Lempster, N.H., died on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., after a long and difficult illness. Paul was married to Laurie Anne...

Sidney B. Counsell Jr.

Sidney B. Counsell Jr., age 67, of West Tisbury, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly in his sleep on Monday, May 4, 2020. Sid was a great guy who was loved by all who knew him,...

Tracy C. Sharples

Tracy C. Sharples, 64, died on Friday evening, May 1, 2020, at his home in Edgartown, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with prostate cancer. He was the husband of nearly 42...

Edward F. Jordan

Edward F. Jordan of Dover and Edgartown died peacefully on May 6, 2020, in Natick, at the age of 92, after a heroic battle with declining health. Ed was born on Dec. 6, 1927, in...

Stephen Greeley Wilkerson

Stephen Greeley Wilkerson of Hanover, NH, and Oak Bluffs died peacefully at home in Hanover on Friday, April 24, 2020. He was born March 29, 1941 to Oscar A. and Marian Perkins Wilkerson. Steve...

Ann Marie Long

Ann Marie (O’Connell) Long, 74, wife of Michael T. Long, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at home in Simsbury, CT in the warm embrace of family love. Ann and Mike vacationed on...

Sidney B. Counsell Jr.

Sidney B. Counsell Jr., 67, of West Tisbury passed away suddenly and unexpectedly in his sleep May 4, 2020. He was predeceased by his parents Sidney Sr. and Barbara Counsell. He is survived by...

Mary Jane (Looney) Cleare

Mary Jane (Looney) Cleare died on April 26, 2020. Mary Jane was born in Detroit, Michigan on December 1, 1929 to Norma Veach Looney and Joseph Whitehead Looney. She was preceded in death by...

Susan L. Rogers

Susan L. Rogers passed away peacefully in her home with  family on April 21, 2020 after fighting a four-year battle with cancer. Susan was born in Stoneham on May 10, 1949. She grew up in...

Sophie “Shelley” (Katz) Cohen

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sophie “Shelley” (Katz) Cohen. Shelley passed away peacefully in her sleep surrounded by family at the Yarmouthport home she shared with her daughter...

Nancy Ann Butler

With much sadness we announce the passing of Nancy Ann Butler, our loving and devoted mother — friend to all whose lives she touched. She passed away peacefully in Wareham on April 12, 2020...

Susan L. Rogers

Susan L. Rogers, 70, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her family after a four-year battle with cancer on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 in Oak Bluffs.  Susan was the wife of Jerome E. ‘Jerry’...

Robert Schwartz

Robert (Bob) Schwartz, architect and prolific painter, long-time resident of Music Street in West Tisbury, and very recently of Norwalk Connecticut, died of coronavirus in Stamford, CT, hospital on April 21. He was days...

Marjorie Joan Masse

Marjorie Joan (Nicholson) Masse, 86, passed away peacefully on April 15th, 2020 in Billerica, MA. She was the loving wife of Robert H Masse of Lowell, MA. They shared 33 years of marriage together. Marjorie...

Robert J. Schumann

Robert J. Schumann of Oak Bluffs passed away on April 15, 2020 at home after a period of declining health. He was 69 Years old. Survivors include his daughter Bethany Socha of Winthrop and his sister...

Wilmon B. Chipman

Wilmon B. “Chip” Chipman, 88, of Shirley and Martha’s Vineyard, formerly of Bridgewater, died Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Health Alliance-Leominster Hospital. Chipman was born in Winchester, July 6, 1932, the son of Wilmon B....

Audrey E. Leaf

Audrey E.  (Morgan) Leaf passed away peacefully from declining health on April 9, 2020 with her loving husband, Carlton (Carl) at her side.  Audrey was born on November 13, 1930 in Worcester, to Janet (Barton)...