John S. Lovewell, 96, Longtime Edgartown Water Commissioner

John Sherman Lovewell, one of Edgartown’s senior statesmen, died on Saturday at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 96 years old.

Virginia Iverson, Senior Center President

Virginia Helen Iverson, 71, died on Saturday, Nov. 18 at Mass General Hospital in Boston, after being hit by a car in a crosswalk on 31 October on...

Roger Blake Jr., Devoted Teacher, Face of Eileen Blake's Pies

Roger C. Blake Jr. of Chelsea, formerly of Falmouth and West Tisbury, died on Thursday, Nov. 23 after a lengthy illness. He was 86.

Juan Narciso More Laso, Bullfighter Known for Bravery

Juan Narciso More Laso died at his home in West Tisbury on Nov. 25.

Wade J. Oliver Enjoyed All the Outdoors Had to Offer

Wade Joseph Oliver of Oak Bluffs died unexpectedly on Nov. 23.

John Medgyesy, Engineeer Who Loved to Fish

John Peter Medgyesy died peacefully on Nov. 2.

Frances Lehman Summered in Chilmark for Half a Century

Frances Mecklenburger Lehman, of Wilmette, Ill., and Chilmark, died on Nov. 15 after a long illness. She was 98.

Patricia Hawkes, Avid Gardener, Supporter of the Arts

Patricia (Pat) Clegg Hawkes of West Tisbury died peacefully on Oct. 22 at the Royal Nursing Home in Buzzards Bay.

Val Arend, Generous in Life and in Spirit, Dies at 89

Valgerd (Val) Thornton of Hanover and Oak Bluffs died peacefully on Nov. 16.