Jan Mead, Worked Tirelessly for Vineyard Haven Library Renovation

Janice Harlow (Brett) Mead died peacefully Dec. 28 on Martha’s Vineyard. She was 91.

Patricia Blanc

Patricia Blanc died peacefully on Dec. 31 at home on Martha’s Vineyard, surrounded by her husband Rene and her family.

Denise Dorsey, Avid Reader, Singer

Denise Margaret Dorsey died at her Vineyard Haven home on Dec. 4. She was 59.

Norris W. Darrell, Philanthropist Who Created Path to College for Islanders

Norris W. Darrell, the founder of a scholarship fund that helped Islanders attend college, died Dec. 12. He was 87.

Helen Mickelson, Devoted Mother

Helen Mickelson, a devoted mother, companion and the longtime Island office mainstay for Lawrence-Lynch Corporation died unexpectedly Saturday...

John Gilpin, Left a Lasting Mark

John Gilpin died on Dec. 12 at the age of 51.

Rev. Walter Witte, Bi-Vocational Priest

The Rev. Walter W. Witte of Oak Bluffs died at Massachusetts General Hospital on Dec. 12. He was 89.

Mary Haigazian, Blue Ribbon Winner at Ag Fair

Mary Haigazian died peacefully on Dec. 11 at Long Hill in Edgartown. She was 91.

Philip Reynolds, Army Veteran, Mason

Philip Warren Reynolds of Hillside Village in Vineyard Haven died at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on Dec. 13. He was 87.