Peter M. Williamson, Former Oak Bluffs Police Chief, Dies

Julia Wells

Peter M. Williamson, the former Oak Bluffs chief of police who served on the town force for 32 years, 28 of them as chief, died Wednesday at...

Islander Thelma Luce Baird Dies at Age 100

Thelma Luce Baird, formerly of Woodside Village in Oak Bluffs, died Jan. 22 in Windemere Nursing Home. She recently celebrated her 100th...

Mary Elizabeth (Molly) Shugrue, 26, Was an Artist

Mary Elizabeth (Molly) Shugrue died Jan. 7 in Los Angeles, Calif., of cardiac arrest from complications of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. She...

From Office to Duck Blind, Hannah Was Top Dog

Hannah Jane Long, a yellow Labrador retriever who lived at Nashamois Farm in Edgartown, died unexpectedly Jan. 9. Hannah was a well-known...

Maureen Campbell-Korves, Disability Advocate, Dies

Maureen Campbell-Korves died Jan. 8 at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, N.Y. She was a civil rights activist, disability advocate, past president...

Joseph Nunes, 97, Was Firefighter in Oak Bluffs

Joseph Nunes, 97, of Oak Bluffs died at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on Jan. 8. He was born in Oak Bluffs on August 1, 1910. Joe served for 42...

Marion H. Ward Yeo, 88, Leaves Vineyard Kin

Marion H. Ward Yeo died Jan. 12 at the Royal Nursing Home in Falmouth. She was 88. She was born in Attleboro on Sept. 16, 1919, the...

Virginia C. Johnson, 87, Was Active in Charity Work

Virginia Couper Johnson, 87, of Delray Beach, Fla., died at the Bethesda Hospital Hospice Center on Jan. 8. Mrs. Johnson was predeceased by her...

Ray Gordon, 87, Acted In Plays, Feature Films

Ray Gordon died of acute leukemia at home in Chilmark on Jan. 4. He was 87. An actor, artist, theatre director, drama therapist and writer, Mr....

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