Virginia Colossale Had Welcoming Spirit

Virginia Colossale died on June 8 in her hometown of New Britain, Conn. after a long battle with lung cancer. She was 74.

Rena Fischer Dies at 103

Regina S. Fischer died on Sunday morning, August 5, at her home in Chilmark. She was 103.

John Klingensmith Sr. Owned Jon's Taxi

John Joseph Klingensmith Sr. died on Friday, August 3 at his home in Edgartown. He was 73.

Doris Shumrak, Musician and Nurse

Doris (Issokson) Shumrak died peacefully on August 6.

Townsend Reed Morey Jr., Pilot and Sailor

Townsend Reed Morey Jr. of Longboat Key, Fla. died on July 31 in Natick. He was 87.

Memorial Service For Lisa Kimball

A celebration of life for longtime Chilmark summer resident Lisa Kimball will be held at the Abel’s Hill Cemetery on Saturday, August 18 at 11 a.m.

Joseph A. Jones Dies at 29

Joseph A. Jones of Vineyard Haven died suddenly on Monday, July 30 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 29.

Alice Wick Hall, Supporter of Education and Independence

Alice Wick Hall of Cambridge and Chilmark, died Tuesday evening, July 31 at Mt. Auburn Hospital after sudden respiratory complications. She was 90.

Isabella Clarke Loved England and the Island

Isabella Longcake Barker Ditchfield Clarke died peacefully at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on July 11. She was 91.