A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, June 26, at 11 a.m. for BJ Yerdon Vantine, who died May 11, 2020, at the age of 75.

The outdoor event will be held at her daughter’s home at 40 Vineyard Meadow Farms Road in West Tisbury. Parking is limited, so please carpool if possible. In the event of rain, the event will be held on Sunday, June 27 at 11 a.m.

A beloved member of the Vineyard community with many friends, BJ was the advertising sales manager at the Vineyard Gazette for more than a decade, presiding over the downstairs offices with a ready smile for all who came through the door. She retired in 2013.

All are welcome to attend the celebration of her life, and encouraged to wear their favorite hat and navy blue as these were BJ’s signature look. Any questions, please contact BJ’s daughter Katryn Gilbert at 774-521-9681.