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Joseph Vera Lived Life of Civic Engagement, Volunteerism

Joseph S. Vera died peacefully in Shelburne, Vt. on May 22 near his daughters Lynn and Anne. He lived a full and impactful life.

Jan Van Riper, 92, Longtime Hospital Volunteer

Janice Patricia Van Riper of Vineyard Haven died in the early hours of Friday, April 27, after a brief illness. She was 92.

Donald Viera, Avid Golfer, Woodworker

Donald P. Viera of Fairhaven died Sunday, Sept. 17 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford after a short illness. He was 81.

Memorial Service for Norman Vunk Rescheduled

A memorial service for Norman Vunk has been rescheduled because of the weather forecast. It will now take place on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 3 p.m.

Norman Vunk, Longtime Hotel Manager and Coach Who Mentored Young People

Norman Vunk, devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many on the Vineyard, died on August 9. He was 73.

Norman Vunk

Norman Vunk, a beloved resident of Edgartown, died on Wednesday, August 9 after succumbing to an aggressive cancer.

John VanPutten, Men's Softball Star, Always Lent a Helping Hand

John Howard VanPutten, 46, died peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 27 at his home in Vineyard Haven.

Cecelia Viera, Edgartown Native Famous for Her Backyard Cookouts

Cecelia M. (CeCe) Goulart Viera of Falmouth died on Monday, August 29 at the Falmouth Hospital. She was 70.

Robert von Mehren, Lawyer in Alger Hiss Trials, Raced His Sailboat on the Vineyard

Robert B. von Mehren, the last surviving lawyer in the infamous Alger Hiss trials, died Thursday at his home in Manhattan. He was 93.