Will Waggaman Dies at 59

William M. Waggaman died Oct. 21, struck down suddenly in Washington, D.C., at a family gathering in celebration of his mother’s 98th birthday.

Joe Spinelli Was Jewelry Vendor on Island

Joseph M. Spinelli died peacefully at the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City on Oct. 20, surrounded by family. He was 77.

Janet French Enjoyed Summers on the Vineyard

Janet French died on Oct. 23 in Sebring, Florida. She was 77.

Rev. Donella Siktberg Was Devoted Methodist

The Rev. Donella (Grobe) Siktberg of Concord died Oct. 14 at Newbury Court in Concord. She was 90.

Gerald Jeffers, Chappaquiddick Legend, Dies at 84

Gerald (Jerry) Jeffers Sr., affectionately known to many as the mayor of Chappaquiddick, died peacefully in the early evening of Oct. 23.

Patricia Hawkes Dies at 93

Patricia (Pat) Clegg Hawkes of West Tisbury died peacefully on Oct. 22 at the Royal Nursing Home in Buzzard’s Bay.

John McLaughlin Had Long Career as Actor

John C. McLaughlin, beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend, died on Jan. 23 of cardiac arrest.

Michele Issokson Sbrega Dies at 42

Michele (Issokson) Sbrega of Grantham, N.H. and formerly of Durham, N.H., died peacefully on Oct. 13 at home.

Jim Barry, Journalist Who Held East Chop Close to Home and Heart

James Michael (Jim) Barry of Framingham, died peacefully on Friday, Oct. 20, with his family at his side. He was 71.

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