Robert J. Shaw, Helped Start High School Tennis Program

Robert J. Shaw died Feb. 11. He was 87.

James Gordon Place, Philosophy Professor, Avid Golf Player

James Gordon Place died at home in Edgartown on March 21. He was 75.

Larry Levine, Retired Owner of Vineyard Dry Goods

Larry Levine died peacefully at his home in Henderson, Nev. on Wednesday, Feb. 7. He was 84.

Anne Lesnikowski, Librarian, Served During World War II

Phyllis Meras

Anne Lesnikowski, a Vineyard Haven resident for the last 67 years, died peacefully at her home on Hines Point on March 14. She was 96.

Robert J. Francis

Robert J. Francis of Oak Bluffs died unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 21. He was 79.

William J. Hall, Known as Mr. Positivity

William Joseph Hall Jr. died peacefully at his home in Vineyard Haven on March 20 from natural causes. He was 89.

Carroll Buress, 90, Passionate Sailor, Fix-It Man

Carroll Buress died peacefully on the evening of Saturday, March 17 at his home in Vineyard Haven. He was 90.

Bettie Davis, Longtime Math Teacher at Tisbury School

Bettie Davis of Vineyard Haven died on Wednesday, March 14, surrounded by her loving family. She was 93.

William A. Merry, 81

William A. (Billy) Merry of Woodside Village in Oak Bluffs died on Saturday, March 17 at the Mass General Hospital in Boston. He was 81.

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