Lester A. White of Oak Bluffs died on Sunday morning, Dec. 29 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 83.

He was the husband of Leona Smith White and the father of Antone L. White. He was the brother of Albert and George White and Katherine White Mazza.

A graveside service for the interment of his cremains will be held on Saturday, Jan. 4 at 11 a.m. in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Vineyard avenue in Oak Bluffs, officiated by Rev. Michael Nagle.

Donations may be made in his memory to the Vineyard Nursing Assoc., 455 State Road, PMB 312, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs. For online guest book and information visit ccgfuneralhome.com.

A complete obituary will follow in a later edition of the Gazette.