Scott A. Francis of Edgartown died on Friday morning, Dec. 27, at home. He was 48.

His memorial service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 10 a.m. in the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home on Edgartown Road in Oak Bluffs. Interment of his cremains will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery on State Road in Vineyard Haven. A reception will be held at the Portuguese American Club. Please bring a dish to share.

Donations may be made to the Vineyard House, P.O. Box 4599, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

A full obituary will appear in a later edition of the Gazette.