Nannette Mary West, a native of Martha’s Vineyard and resident of Edgartown, died on Wednesday evening, March 1 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was 69.

Nannette was born in Oak Bluffs on Sept. 29, 1947 and grew up on the great plains of Edgartown. She provided much care and support to families on Martha’s Vineyard in her role as caretaker and personal caregiver. She was the daughter of the late Robert West and Dorothy (Gazaille) West of Edgartown.

She was a proud and devoted mother to her three children: Peter C. Conover and his wife Cherie Conover, Trinette M. Conover, and Craig M. Conover. She will be lovingly remembered by her six grandchildren: Justin Conover, Evan Conover, Benjamin Conover, Aidan Conover, Samuel Conover, and Addison Walters. She was predeceased by her brother Vernon West and is survived by her brothers, Wayne West and Ronald West, and her sister, Cynthia Sequeira, along with many nieces and nephews.

There was a memorial service on March 5 at the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs, followed by interment at the New Westside Cemetery. Close friends and family gathered at the home of Thomas Fisher following the services.

In lieu of flowers, donations were made to Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard, P.O. Box 1748, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

Nannette will forever be remembered for her open heart and open door. She will remain to those who knew her, a beacon of love and devotion. “Happy trails to you, until we meet again.”