Cora S. Medeiros, a former longtime Tisbury selectman, businesswoman and cofounder of the Tisbury Street Fair, died at home on Sunday, May 8, surrounded by her family after a long illness. She was 85.

Visiting hours for family and friends will be held on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 14, at 10:30 a.m in St. Augustine’s Church in Vineyard Haven. Interment will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Vineyard Haven.

Cora's favorite color was yellow and she loved flowers, her daughter Joan said following the death of her mother this week. Flowers will be appreciated.

Donations in her memory can be made to the Tisbury Senior Center, P.O. Box 207, or to the American Legion Post 257, PO Box 257; both in Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

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