Dancer, Founder of The Yard, Patricia Nanon Dies at Age 84

Lauren Martin

Patricia N. Nanon, the modern dancer and choreographer who created the Chilmark performing arts colony The Yard, died peacefully last Friday at...

Virginia Poole

Virginia Poole of Chilmark died peacefully at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on March 5 after a long illness. She was 73 and was well known on the...

Edith G. Kopans Sailed Coast of New England

Edith Gellis Kopans of Falmouth, Me., formerly of Newton Centre, the Vineyard and Sarasota, Fla., died Feb. 13. Born in Claremont, N.H.,...

Richard Darman Was Presidential Advisor

Richard Darman, of McLean, Va., and Edgartown died of acute myelogenous leukemia on Jan. 25 in Washington, D.C. He was 64. A member of...

Mary Joy Bergstrom Was Active in Theatre

Mary Joy Stuart Bergstrom died at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on Feb. 4, shortly after celebrating her 93rd birthday. With her ever-present...

Emily Searle Giusti Loved Her Family

Emily Searle Giusti died Feb. 20. She was born Feb. 8, 1932 to Theresa DeMassi and Luigi Giusti. They had come from Italy to settle in West...

Elizabeth W. Borges, 91, Was Native of Oak Bluffs

Elizabeth Webb Borges died Feb. 25 at the Life Care Center of Plymouth. She was 91. Born in Oak Bluffs on March 4, 1916, she was the...

Charles Leighton Jr.

Charles Leighton Jr., 85, of Edgartown died Feb. 27 at the Windemere Nursing Home. His memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 15 at 11 a...

John (Bob) Metell, 80, Was Firefighter

John R. (Bob) Metell of Bourne, formerly of Falmouth, died Feb. 25 at Bourne Manor. He was 80. He was the husband of the late Teresa M....

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