Obituaries

Jean Stewart Wexler

Jean Stewart Wexler peacefully passed away on Nov. 18, 2020, at the age of 99.  The quintessential Vineyard woman, Jean was feisty, fiercely independent, and fearless. Born on June 12, 1921, in Charlotte, N.C., Jean...

Ann Boyer

Ann Boyer of Chilmark, Massachusetts, died of metastatic cancer at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on the afternoon of December 15, 2020. She was 84 years old. Her husband Everett Spees was at her bedside, and...

Charles Henry Minnich III

Charles Henry Minnich III (“Chuck”), of Edgartown and Naples, Fla., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, at the age of 76, after a 10-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease.  After graduating as valedictorian of...

Richard Ross Blackinton

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Richard Ross Blackinton of Harwich on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, at the age of 81. He also resided in Edgartown.  Ross leaves behind...

Paul Edgar Konig

Paul Edgar Konig of Edgartown, formerly of Arlington, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Dec. 13, 2020, after a brave battle with pancreatic cancer.  Originally from Somerville, Paul moved to Arlington after he...

Abby Ann Patterson

Abby Ann Patterson peacefully passed away on Dec. 6, 2020, at her home in Vineyard Haven surrounded by her loving family, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Abby was born in Princeton, N.J.,...

Abby Ann Patterson

Abby Ann Patterson peacefully passed away on December 6th, 2020, at her home in Vineyard Haven surrounded by her loving family, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Abby was born in Princeton. New...

Frances Marjorie Slonim Curtis Barnhart

Frances Marjorie Slonim Curtis Barnhart, 83, of Roanoke, Va., and Solon, Maine, died peacefully in her home on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. Frances is the beloved sister of Nancy Slonim Aronie of Chilmark, and...

Ann Thoron Hale

Ann Thoron Hale died peacefully on Nov. 25, at the age of 92. She lived a full life.  Born on March 13, 1928, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of Violet Spencer Thoron and...

Bradford Fauteux

Bradford J. Fauteux, 71, of Oak Bluffs, passed away on Dec. 1, 2020, at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was the son of Raymond H. Fauteux Sr. and Leona (Gazaille) Fauteux.  A memorial service will be...

Richard Gordon Leahy

Richard Gordon Leahy (“Dick”), age 91, of Westwood, formerly of Chestnut Hill, died of natural causes on Nov. 19, 2020. Married for 67 years, he was the beloved husband of Sarah Griswold Leahy.  Born in...

James Anthony Caporale Jr.

James Anthony Caporale Jr., 68, of Oak Bluffs, passed away at his home after an illness of several years. He was the husband of Ashley Strong. In addition to his wife Ashley, James is survived...

Elizabeth Lüntzel Neumann

Elizabeth Susan Neumann, née Susan Dal Juvet, slipped away peacefully on Nov. 23, 2020.  Liz was a longtime summer member of the Vineyard Haven Band. She leaves us with many wonderful memories and an extensive...

Peter H.R. Hawkes

Peter H.R. Hawkes died on Dec. 23, 2019, at the age of 96.  Born in London on August 6, 1923, Peter was raised in Kent, England, and in accordance with British tradition, began boarding school...

Adalena E. Vanderhoop

Adalena E. Vanderhoop (“Lena”), 75, of Oak Bluffs, passed away on Nov. 25, 2020, at Woodside Village. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 1, from 5 pm to 7 pm, at Chapman, Cole...

Regina M. Policastro

Regina Mary (Cuddyer) Policastro, 68, of Mission Hill, and a summer resident of Chilmark, died after a brief illness on Nov. 13, 2020. She was a native of Jamaica Plain, attended Cathedral High School, Suffolk...

Carol S. deBettencourt

Carol S. deBettencourt (Merry) died the evening of Nov. 22, 2020, with her children by her side. Carol was beyond devoted to her children, close friends, and family. Fortunately she was able to be a...

Hunter Pinckney Wootton Denman

Hunter Pinckney Wootton Denman, 40, died on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at his home on Martha’s Vineyard. The son of Margaret-Love Gathright Denman and William T. (“Rusty”) Denman III, Hunter was the youngest of their...

William Herbert Dyer

William Herbert Dyer (“Bill”) died on Nov. 15, 2020, at home surrounded by his family. He was born on June 11, 1937, in Springfield, to Margaret and Edwin Dyer. When he was 7 years...

Miriam S. Frankel

Miriam S. Frankel, long-time seasonal resident of Lambert’s Cove, died in Sarasota, Fla., on Nov. 16, 2020, of complications from a fall. “Mimi,” as she was known to friends and family, was a familiar...
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