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...

Gloria Ruth Sellers Was Active and Independent

Gloria Ruth Sellers died Dec. 5 in Washington, D.C. She was born May 13, 1926 as Gloria Ruth Schlosser in Greensboro, N.C. The daughter of...

Bertha Wadt Supported Democratic Politicians

Bertha Wadt died in her sleep on Dec. 7 at Pennswood Village in Newtown, Pa. She was born in 1909, the second child of Leo and Helen Heimerdinger...

Thomas P. Mills Was Founder of Minnesingers

Thomas P. Mills, husband to his wife Arlene for more than fifty years, lost his battle with cancer Nov. 15 at their Port St. Lucie, Fla.,...

Moses Malkin Made Aquinnah Summer Home in Life of Service

Moses M. Malkin, a longtime summer resident of Aquinnah and of Sun City Center, Fla., died Dec. 11 of heart failure. He was born on Sept. 18...

Everett F. Warner Sr., 87, Longtime Summer Resident

Everett Frazar Warner Sr. of Needham and Edgartown died of heart failure on Dec. 7 at North Hill in Needham. He was 87. He is remembered as a...

Rose M. Simonds Was Devoted to Faith, Family

Rose Millington Simonds died Dec. 4 following a lengthy illness. Born in New York city during the summer of 1918, and raised there, she was the...

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