Charles H. Harff, Successful Lawyer and Philanthropist, Cofounded Farm Neck Golf Club

Charles H. Harff died peacefully on March 9 at his home in Sewickley, Pa. He had an illustrious career as a Wall street lawyer as well as a corporate...

Noah Teller Block, Lifetime Vineyard Visitor and Skilled Woodworker

Noah Teller Block, a lifetime seasonal resident of West Tisbury and a year-round resident for the last five years, died Feb. 22.

Lippy Reade Cofounded Vineyard Haven Tennis Foundation

Mary-Lee (Lippy) L. Reade, of Tampa, Fla., and Vineyard Haven, died peacefully at home in Tampa on March 1, 2015. She was 94.

Virginia Louise Blakesley, 94

Virginia Louise Blakesley of West Tisbury died at Windermere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. She was 94.

Gardner Norton Brown Was World War II Bombardier

Gardner Norton Brown, a 30-year resident of Homosassa, Fla., died in his sleep on Feb. 8, 2015. He was 91.

Betty Robichau Began Long Teaching Career in Edgartown

Betty Robichau died on Jan. 23, 2015. She was 98 and was born on Feb. 16, 1916 in Everett to George Doubtfire and Betty Lofgren.

Dr. Calvin Hughes, Sailor, Opthamologist With Long Vineyard Ties

Dr. Calvin T. Hughes Jr. of West Hartford, Conn., died at his home on Jan. 26. He was 88.

Will Monast, Gazette Columnist, Dies at 67

Will Monast died at home in West Tisbury on Feb. 18, surrounded by his family. He had been battling bladder cancer.

Jean Sargent Marched Against War, Was Advocate for Disabled Children

Jean Hopkins Sargent of Vineyard Haven, formerly of Needham, died on Feb. 21.

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