Vernon Harris of Oak Bluffs died unexpectedly on March 1 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 70.

He was the husband of Patricia V. Harris.

His funeral service will be held privately. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Gazette.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Island Food Pantry, P.O. Box 622, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 or to the Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard, P.O. Box 1829,  Edgartown, MA 02539.

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