Sunday, October 24, 2021

Obituaries

Paul Joseph Strople

Paul Joseph Strople, 64, died after a long illness on Sept. 12, 2021, in Port Orange, Fla. Paul grew up enjoying life on the Vineyard, and graduated from Martha's Vineyard Regional High School. He was...

Bruce Lewellyn

Bruce Lewellyn, 82, of Vineyard Haven, passed away at his home on Sept. 14, 2021. He was the husband of Jean (Braddon) Lewellyn.  A funeral service will be held at a later date at the...

Alain F. Lucas

Alain F. Lucas, 50, of Oak Bluffs, passed away at his home on Sept. 13, 2021.  A graveside service was held on Sept. 18 at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Oak Bluffs. A complete obituary...

John C. Hartley

John C. Hartley passed away on August 30, 2021, at Massachusetts General Hospital, after a long battle with cancer. He was 70 years old. John Hartley was born on Dec. 7, 1950, in Pittsburgh, Pa.,...

Herbert Paul Golub

Herbert Paul Golub, Ph.D., 81, died on Thursday, August 19, 2021, at his home in Chilmark. Herbert Golub was born in Boston, the only offspring of Benjamin and Janet Golub. He was a practicing clinical...

Donald Read Shanor

Donald Read Shanor of Edgartown and Chappaquiddick, foreign correspondent, author, and former Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism professor, died on August 31, 2021, at his Edgartown home after a brief illness. He was...

Jennifer L. Kuehne

Jennifer L. (Colligan) Kuehne, 46, of Marstons Mills, passed away on April 19, 2021, at Cape Cod Hospital after a yearlong battle with cancer. She was the daughter of Thomas Colligan of Edgartown and Paula...

Dolores Tinney Valeriano

Dolores Tinney Valeriano, “Dee” or “Deezee,” 92, of Oak Bluffs, passed away on Sept. 4, 2021, at her home. She was born in Derby, Conn., to Raymond Jr. and Margueriette (Battle) Tinney on June...

Services for Dale R. Morgan

In loving memory of Dale R. Morgan, please join us in laying to rest Dale’s ashes at the New Westside Cemetery on Robinson Road in Edgartown, on Sept. 25 at 11 am. All are...

Spencer Huntington Nitchie

On Friday, August 6, 2021, Spencer Huntington Nitchie of Baltimore, Md., died after a short illness. He was 57, a musician, father, husband, brother, son, and loving friend to many. He was widely known...

William Scott Turpie

William Scott Turpie, the son of Joy and Bill Turpie, died on July 30, 2021. He was a complex person with a generous and loving spirit, who was always willing to help others. Scott was...

David B. Butchman

David B. Butchman, 75, of Vineyard Haven, passed away on Sept. 2, 2021, at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital.  A complete obituary will appear in a later edition of this paper, and a service will be...

William Cooper Barendse

William Cooper Barendse (“Bill”) died on August 5, 2021, in Kalispell, Mont., where he lived, worked, and climbed the mountains he loved. He was 42. We will remember him for his friendliness to all...

The Rev. Dr. John D. Schule

The Rev. Dr. John David Schule passed on March 12, 2020, after a long battle with cancer.  John D. Schule served as the pastor of the Federated Church from 1978 thru 1998, and continued to...

Celebration of life for Deidre O’Connell Diodati

A celebration of life for Deidre O’Connell Diodati will be held on Sunday, Sept. 12, at noon on Oak Bluffs Town Beach, between the jetty and the lifeguard tower, in front of the Capricorn...

Services Wednesday for Don Lyons

Don Lyons died on August 24, 2021, at the age of 94, after suffering with kidney disease. Even with only his wife Joni, his nurse Fiona, and the cat as audience, Don continued singing...

Raymond H. Kellman

Raymond H. Kellman, retired fashion photographer and longtime Chilmark resident, died on Friday, August 27, 2021, at age 97. Raymond was born on Oct. 17, 1923, to Max Kellman, an immigrant tailor from Poland, and...

Donald H. Lyons

Donald H. Lyons, 94, of West Tisbury, died at his home on August 24, 2021. He was the husband of Joan L. Merry. A funeral service for Donald will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 1,...

Everel Adams Black

Everel Adams Greene Black, of Edgartown, died at her home on August 11, 2021, at 101 years of age.  Everel was the daughter of Louis M. and Zelda Greene. She graduated from Tisbury High School...

Dorothy May Gregory

Dorothy May (Lacombe) Gregory, 76, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at her home in West Tisbury. She was predeceased by her husband, Francis Patrick Gregory.  Her funeral service will be held at a...
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