Dorothy (Couto) Duart of Vineyard Haven died on Feb. 18. She was 74 .

Dotty was born Sept. 14, 1942. She was the daughter of Manuel and Genevieve Couto. She grew up in Falmouth and graduated from Lawrence High in 1960.

She had a variety of jobs through the stages of her life, the ones she enjoyed most were volunteering at the Tisbury Senior Center and Meals on Wheels during the holidays.

Dotty is survived by her husband, Joseph F. Duart 3rd; her children and grandchildren, Lisa (Duart) Darcy, Dana and Bryann Darcy, Robert Duart Jr., Shelby and Julia Duart, Jennifer (Duart) Nelson, Daniel Jr. and Alicia Nelson, Sean Duart and his wife Jocelyn, and Mackenzie Duart; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

There will be a celebration of Dotty’s life on Sunday, March 19 at 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on Martin Road in Vineyard Haven. Please bring a favorite dish to share.

Donations in her memory may be made to an Island charity of one’s choice.