Philip Fullin, Oak Bluffs Native, Active in Church and Community

Philip D. Fullin of East Falmouth died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at Falmouth Hospital. He was 73.

Dr. Thomas Goethals Jr., Author and Educator, Founded Nathan Mayhew Seminars

Dr. Thomas R. Goethals Jr. died Jan. 31 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 95 and a longtime resident of West Tisbury.

Dorothy Mello Rose Above Hardship, Found Love in Family

Dorothy Mello died on Jan. 21 as she had lived, with extraordinary strength, dignity and family by her side. She was 90.

Charles Close, Spent Summers in Chilmark, Partner in Mooncusser Cafe

Charles H. Close, a longtime Chilmark summer resident, died at his home in Key West, Fla., on Jan. 22 after a brief illness. He was 79.

Marjory Lott, 101, Had Elegant Charm and Grace, Parasailed on 90th Birthday

Marjory Crist Lott of Bryn Mawr, Pa. died Jan. 31. She was 101.

Frank Durgin Led MIT Wind Tunnel Project

Frank Herman Durgin, a longtime Aquinnah seasonal visitor, died Jan. 13. He was 89.

Thomas R. Goethals Dies at 95

Thomas R. Goethals, a longtime resident of West Tisbury, died Jan. 31 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Bill Morancy Shared His Enthusiasm with Others, Helped Establish WVVY

Bill Morancy died on Monday, Dec. 28, just two months after a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.

Colin Gear Loved to Laugh, Spent Happy Times on the Vineyard

Colin P.M. Gear of Stoneham died on Friday, Jan. 29. He was 20.