Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Obituaries

Celeste Katherine Damon

Celeste Katherine Damon, 66 years old, passed peacefully in her home in Boston, surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, March 17, 2022, after enduring pancreatic cancer with grace. Celeste will be remembered for her...

Criseyde S. Jones

Criseyde S. Jones (Cris), a West Tisbury resident for six decades, died on March 16, 2022, at Fall River HealthCare. She was 89.  Born on Jan. 3, 1933, in El Dorado, Ark., Cris came by...

Celebration of life for Jack Shea

A celebration of the life of Jack Shea will be held on Saturday, April 2, at the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs, at 1 pm. Kathryn Shea-Stocking, Jack’s daughter, writes, “This is a CELEBRATION...

Dr. Ernest Hardaway II

Dr. Ernest Hardaway II’s distinguished, pioneering career as the consummate public health advocate in government spanned 50 years. He was an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, captain in the U.S. Navy, commissioner of public health...

Leah C. Mercaldo

Leah Celeste Mercaldo, 72, died peacefully on March 26, 2022, at her home in Oak Bluffs, with loving family and friends surrounding her.  Leah was born to Irene Nisi Olson and Eric V. Olson on...

Criseyde S. Jones

Criseyde S. Jones, a West Tisbury resident for six decades, died on March 16, 2022, at the Fall River HealthCare nursing home. She was 89.  Cris is survived by her daughter, Annie Nichols, of Rehoboth;...

Frances Kageleiry

Frances Therese (White) Kageleiry, of Dover, N.H., died early Saturday morning, March 19, 2022. She was 89, and a frequent visitor to Martha’s Vineyard over the past 40 years.  Born on Oct. 10, 1932, to...

Margaret M. Nugent

After almost 102 years on this earth, Margaret M. Nugent (née Coefield) left us on Feb. 17, 2022.  She was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, on March 9, 1920, to Edward J. Coefield and Francis...

Services Saturday for Carlos Vinicio DePaula

Carlos Vinicio DePaula, also known as Cuicia, age 38, of Falmouth, passed away on March 13, 2022.  He was born on March 1, 1984, in Mantenópolis, Brazil, a place he always kept near and dear...

Thomas Surprenant

Thomas Surprenant passed away at the age of 60 in his home in Oak Bluffs on Monday, Feb.14, 2022.  He leaves behind countless friends, one offspring, and two pets. Thomas was the baby brother to...

Robert Parker Trebby

Robert Trebby died unexpectedly in Vineyard Haven on March 9, 2022. He was 65 years old.  He grew up in Vineyard Haven, attended Tisbury School, was a graduate of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, and...

Clarence D. Carter

Clarence D. Carter (“Pops”) passed away peacefully on Jan. 10, 2022, at 101. A well-known resident of Oak Bluffs, he spent his last months at Royal Falmouth Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Clarence was born in...

Services Saturday for Deborah Ann Willoughby

Deborah Ann Willoughby of Oak Bluffs passed away peacefully at home early on Friday morning, March 11, 2022. She was the wife of Edmund Willoughby for 41 years.  Her visitation hours will be held at...

Sarah Shafer Howes

Sarah Howes, affectionately known as “Ahha” by her friends and family, passed away at the age of 62 on March 1, 2022.  She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Nov. 12, 1959, to Molly and...

Edward Walter Larkosh

Ed Larkosh, teacher, artist, and jazz musician, passed away peacefully at his home in East Providence, R.I., on March 14, 2021, with his son Dan Larkosh and his grandson Oliver Larkosh at his side. Ed...

Glenna Barkan

Glenna Barkan, 94, died on March 22, 2021, at the Linden, an assisted living facility in Dedham, where she spent the last 16 months of her life. She was born Glenna Frances Kelley on July...

Edwin P. Dewing Jr.

Edwin P. Dewing Jr. (“Ted”) of Edgartown, died peacefully on Monday, Feb. 28, at home with his wife, Shirley, and son, Ernie. He was 88.  He was born in Boston on Jan. 22, 1934. He...

John Alley – A Memorial

Unfortunately, we lost John at the beginning of the pandemic, and were unable to give him the sendoff he deserved. We’d be honored to have you join us at the Agricultural Hall, 35 Panhandle...

Services Tuesday for Josephine M. Tucker

Josephine M. Tucker (“Jojo”), 83, of Oak Bluffs, passed away on March 3, 2022. She was the wife of Philip A. Tucker, who passed away in 2015.  A funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday,...

Robert L. Brabyn

Robert L. Brabyn of Edgartown, formerly of Los Angeles, Calif., passed away at Cape Cod Hospital on Feb. 21, 2022, after a period of declining health. He leaves his sister, Cathy Willd, and her husband,...