John Cassel was Accomplished Musician, Launched Selfin Sailing Center

Vermont’s piano man, John Cassel, died unexpectedly on Sept. 17 of a heart attack after another evening doing what he so loved: playing music at the...

Edgar Plante Was Beloved Charter Captain

Longtime charter boat Capt. Robert A. Plante of Oak Bluffs, better known as Edgar, a man of strong convictions, who passed on his love of the ocean...

Ruth Snider Loved Living Close to the Sea

Ruth M. (Pachico) Snider of Martha’s Vineyard, formerly of Gloucester, died Sept. 22 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. She was 86.

Memorial Celebration for Harold Hill

A gathering of friends of the late Harold Hill will celebrate his life at the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs on Oct. 11.

Gloria Brooks Loved to Share Memories of Her Native Australia

Gloria Brooks, born in Australia in 1919, loved to recount one of her earliest memories: walking up the hill near her childhood home, watching the...

Donna Woloshen Spent Childhood Summers on the Island

Donna Woloshen of Weston died peacefully at her home on Sept. 27 surrounded by family after a long and courageous struggle with Progressive...

Mary Jane Bettencourt Met Her Husband on the Vineyard

Mary Jane (Confrey) Bettencourt of Sandwich died peacefully at home on Sept. 25 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was 72.

Memorial Service for Eleanore Hoar

Eleanore Benedict Hoar of Chappaquiddick died very peacefully on Saturday. She was 96. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the...

Joseph Palermo Was Accomplished Watercolorist

Joseph Palermo of Edgartown died on Sept. 17. He was 93.

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