Joseph Edwin Dull Was Veteran of World War II

Joseph Edwin Dull of Chilmark died on June 5 at the New England Medical Center following a long struggle with emphysema.

He was born in 1925 in Somerset, Pa., the son of the late Dr. James Earl and Mrs. Edna Dull. In World War II, he served in Belgium, Holland and France with the U.S. Army.

After the war he was graduated from Gettysburg College and went on to graduate school at Pennsylvania University School of Pharmacy. He moved to the Island where he worked as a pharmacist at Leslie's Drug Store until joining Tea Lane Associates as a real estate broker, an association that lasted more than 30 years.

Ed is survived by his friend and companion of 43 years, James Barrett of Chilmark; his brother, Dr. James Albert Dull, and his wife, Mary, of Greensberg, Pa.; four nieces and 11 great-nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his extended family, Edward Barrett and Catherine Deese and Stan and Marie Mercer, and their children and grandchildren.

Services will be private. Donations in his memory may be made to Hospice of Martha's Vineyard, P.O. Box 2549, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557.