Melville Chapin, Age 85, Was Active in Community Charities

Liz Klausmann

"I was born Dec. 14, 1918. There were no guns fired that day, either in salute or anger. The armistice between the Allies and Germany had been...

Sarah Viera, Age 98, Was Native of Azores Islands

Sarah Viera, Age 98, Was Native of Azores Islands Sarah Viera of State Road in Tisbury died Thursday morning, March 18, peacefully at her home....

Frances Hintsa, Age 77, Summered at East Chop

Frances Hintsa, Age 77, Summered at East Chop Frances B. Hintsa, age 77, of Newton, died in Boston on March 11. She worked at Massachusetts...

Diana W. Bird, 81, Was Woman of Convictions

Diana W. Bird, 81, Was Woman of Convictions Diana (Washbon) Bird, 81, Democratic activist and dedicated member of the Society of Friends died Jan...

Walter C. Smith Jr.

Walter C. Smith Jr., Was a Prominent Tradesman Walter C. Smith Jr. died March 9 at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital after a brief illness. He was...

Maureen M. Murphy, 72, Was Active in Civic Work

Maureen M. Murphy, 72, Was Active in Civic Work Maureen Mahoney Murphy, 72, died on Tuesday, March 9, at her home in West Tisbury in the company...

Michael Ravitch, Age 61, Was Pioneering Educator

Michael Ravitch, Age 61, Was Pioneering Educator Michael Ravitch, 61, of West Tisbury and Evanston, Ill., died unexpectedly but peacefully at his...

Dorotha Averill Forsgren Was Native of Edgartown

Dorotha Averill Forsgren Was Native of Edgartown Dorotha Averill Forsgren, 92, of Edgartown and Gainesville, Fla., died on Feb. 14 after a brief...

Michael Little, 35, Was Longtime Island Visitor

Michael Little, 35, Was Longtime Island Visitor Longtime Island summer visitor Michael R. Little, 35, died unexpectedly at his home in...

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