Marion Lair Woods, 84, Operated Mansion House

Marion Lair Woods died March 3 in Naples, Fla., after a very full life. Marion was born on June 26, 1923 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital to...

Fred Jordan Schatz, 60, Was Psychiatric Nurse

Fred Jordan Schatz of Billerica and Oak Bluffs died surrounded by family and friends on Feb. 29 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading...

Carlton J. Condon, 89, Served in World War II

Carlton J. Condon died at his home on the Vineyard on Feb. 19. He was 89. He was predeceased by his wife Mady in 2004. He was born in Boston...

Helen B. Olcott, 95, Was a True Nantucketer

Helen B. Olcott, a true Nantucketer, died Feb. 20. For the last decade, she had been living at Windemere Nursing Home on the Vineyard to...

Charles Leighton Jr., 85, Was Retired Police Chief

Charles Leighton Jr. died Feb. 27 at Windemere Nursing Home with his family at his side. He was 85. Charlie was born in Oak Bluffs on Nov. 21,...

Edward J. Murphy Sr., 67, Enjoys Vineyard Stays

Edward J. Murphy Sr. of Oak Bluffs died Feb. 28 at the Tippett Home, a hospice care facility, in Needham. He was 67. He was born in Boston...

Audrey M. Finnegan, 84, Celebrated Irish Roots

Audrey M. Finnegan of Pensacola, Fla., died Feb. 27. She was 84. Audrey was born in Staten Island, N.Y., on Jan. 24, 1924. She was a resident of...

Dancer, Founder of The Yard, Patricia Nanon Dies at Age 84

Lauren Martin

Patricia N. Nanon, the modern dancer and choreographer who created the Chilmark performing arts colony The Yard, died peacefully last Friday at...

Virginia Poole

Virginia Poole of Chilmark died peacefully at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on March 5 after a long illness. She was 73 and was well known on the...

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