Harold Allyn Searles Was Avid Outdoorsman

Harold Allyn Searles, former owner of the Raymond Funeral Home in Norwalk, Conn., died on Oct. 20 at the age of 79 after a long illness. He...

Carl Anderson

Carl B. Anderson, 80, of Oak Bluffs died Tuesday, Nov. 20 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was the husband of Ruth (Immelt) Anderson. He...

Judith B. Jacobs Volunteered for Social Causes

Judith B. Jacobs, of Niskayuna, N.Y. and Chilmark died on Nov. 1 at home in Niskayuna at the age of 80. She died from the effects of...

Robert S. Sanborn Never Lost His Lust for Sailing High Seas

Phyllis Meras

A memorial service for Robert S. Sanborn, a year-round Vineyard resident for 39 years and a Vineyard seasonal visitor since 1918, will be held...

Respected Businessman Warner Bacon Dies at 87

Francis Warner Bacon, 87, of Erie, Pa., died peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at St. Mary’s at Asbury Ridge. He was born in 1920 in Erie, the...

Frank H. Swartz, 71, Was Born in Oak Bluffs

Frank H. Swartz, 71, of Baldwinville, formerly of Oak Bluffs, died Nov. 18 in the Hillcrest Nursing Home, Fitchburg, surrounded by his loving...

Teacher Elinor Podesta Never Forgot Her Roots

Elinor Mary DeBettencourt Podesta, 77, of Sheffield, died Saturday, Nov. 24 at her daughter’s home. Elinor was born in Oak Bluffs on March...

Dr. George Sharpe, 90, Summered on Vineyard

Born in Chicago, Ill., in 1917, the older of two sons of immigrant parents, George Sharpe attended Cornell College and the University of...

Orland Alwardt, Whistling Oak Bluffs Mechanic, Dies

Orland S.M. Alwardt died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on Nov. 22, after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis and pneumonia....

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