Janet Drummond Dies at 100, Nanny to Many Island Children

Janet Johnston Drummond died Feb. 20 at Windemere, shortly after her 100th birthday.

Robert W. Hansen Dies at Home in West Tisbury

Robert W. Hansen, 88, of West Tisbury and formerly of Long Island, N.Y., died Feb. 21 at his home in West Tisbury.

Douglas L. Blake, 49, Was Talented Chef, Marine

Douglas L. Blake, 49, of Falmouth died March 2 at the Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston. Douglas was born in Wareham. He lived in...

Eleanor S. Wendeborn Leaves Rich Legacy at 105

Eleanor Schwabe Wendeborn, 105, a resident of Hillside Village in Vineyard Haven from 1982 to 1996, then of Windemere Nursing Home until 2005, died...

Shirley F. Kheary, 79, Was Homemaker, Bookkeeper

Shirley Faye Crone Kheary, 79, died March 1 after a lengthy illness. She was the loving wife of the late Arnold W. Kheary for 47 years. She...

Harold F. Croft, 77, Was Vineyard Haven Fixture

Harold (Herky) F. Croft, 77, of Oak Bluffs died March 2 after a brief stay at Kindred Healthcare in Stoughton. He was born in West Falmouth on...

Mary Wilder Stoertz, 49, Was Geologist and Poet

Mary Wilder Stoertz, 49, professor of geology at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, died Feb. 26 of a heart attack.

Illustrator, Author, Sailor Joseph Low Dies at 95

Joseph Low, 95, of Chilmark and late of Cruz Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, died Feb. 12 of natural causes at Long Hill in Edgartown.

Service Saturday for Judge Herbert Tucker, Ambassador Abroad, Active on Vineyard

Judge Herbert Edward Tucker of Oak Bluffs died March 1 at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital. He was born in Boston on August 30, 1915, the fourth of...