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....

Violet S. Thoron, 101, Supported Conservation

Violet S. Thoron of Washington, D.C., and West Tisbury died Jan. 5 at the age of 101. She first came to the Island with her late husband...

Janet West, 96, Worked For Benefit of Animals

Janet West, lifelong summer resident and retiree to the Vineyard, died Feb. 16 at Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was 96...

Helen B. Olcott

Helen B. Olcott, 95, died Feb. 20 in the Windemere Nursing Home. She was the grandmother of Janet Packer and her husband John of Vineyard Haven....

Dorothy Roberts, 71, Was Special Education Teacher

Dorothy A. Larkosh Roberts died Feb. 13 at her home in Oak Bluffs. She was 71. Dorothy was born to Armando and Josephine Lenotti on June 16,...

Beatrice O. Freeman, 99, Was Journalist, Author

Beatrice Oppenheim Freeman, a retired journalist and author, died Feb. 18 at Huntington Hospital in Huntington, Long Island, N.Y. She was 99...

Martha Pease Bronson Worked as Portrait Artist

Martha Pease Bronson, a longtime summer visitor on the Vineyard, died Dec. 30, 2007 in Naples, Fla., where she had lived for a number of...

Freeman Leonard, 98, Organized Senior Center

Freeman Leonard of Vineyard Haven died Feb. 17 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 98. Freeman (Papa) was born on May 29, 1909...

Michael L. Vincent, 50, Was Steamfitter

Michael Lee Vincent died Feb. 1. He was born August 4, 1957 in Oak Bluffs to Francis C. Vincent Jr. and Marlene E. Maury Vincent. He was 50. He...

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