Joseph David Stewart, 63, Buoyed Furniture, Lives

Joseph David Stewart of Oak Bluffs died Dec. 23, surrounded by his wife and daughters at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital after battling lung cancer....

Oswald Wright Marrin Jr. Summered in East Chop

Oswald Wright Marrin Jr. died peacefully at home Dec. 19. He was born April 20, 1919 in New York city. He was the son of Jean Fyfe and...

Peggy Jones, 85, Loved Chappaquiddick Home

Margaret (Peggy) Denham Turnbull Jones, 85, of Concord, N.H., and Edgartown, died Dec. 16 at Havenwood, Concord, N.H. She was the wife...

Janet E.W. Gibbons, 91, Played Organ at Church

Janet Elliott Whitehill Gibbons of Oak Bluffs died Dec. 19 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital after a brief illness. She was 91. Janet was born...

Jean Knapp of Oak Bluffs Dies at 87, Family Near

Jean Murphy Clancy Knapp of Oak Bluffs, the wife of Dr. J. Walter Knapp, died Tuesday, Dec. 25 at her home, surrounded by family. Born Jean...

Camp Ground’s Carl Anderson Was Friendly Sailor

Carl Branson Anderson, 80, lost a long and courageous battle to cancer on Nov. 20 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital with family and friends at...

Herbert Anderson Searle Came to Island for Family

Herb Searle died Dec. 12 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 92. Herb was born on Nov. 22, 1915 in Pittsburgh, Pa., to James Herbert Searle...

William Cary Sibert, 86, Was Watercolor Painter

William Cary Sibert, 86, of Raleigh, N.C., died at the home of his daughter, Jane Colby McManus, on Dec. 13, surrounded by his wife Jessie and...

Rose Anthony, Dedicated Island Teacher, Author, Dies at Age 79

It was the spring of 1949, and the dean of students at Emmanuel College in Boston was worried. Chester V. Sweatt, superintendent of the...

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