JoAnn R. deBettencourt of Oak Bluffs died peacefully at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital surrounded by her loving family on Monday, May 26. She was 70. She was the beloved wife of Allan A. (Buddy) deBettencourt Sr.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, May 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road in Oak Bluffs.
Her funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, May 30, at 10 a.m. in Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Massasoit avenue in Oak Bluffs, followed by interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Oak Bluffs.
Family and friends will gather at the Portuguese-American Club following the service. Please bring a dish to share.
Donations in JoAnn’s memory may be made to the Oak Bluffs Ambulance Squad, P.O. Box 2131, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557.
A complete obituary will follow in a later edition of the Gazette.