Dr. Gabriel J. DeBlase Was Dedicated to Patients

Dr. Gabriel J. DeBlase died at home in Vineyard Haven on March 5. He was 76. Gabe was born in Schenectady, N.Y., in 1932. He grew up on...

Frank Bonitto, 96, Was Jazz Music Aficionado

Frank Bonitto, 96, of Cambridge and Vineyard Haven died Feb. 17 after a short illness. Frank and his late wife Mae Buzzelle were longtime...

Marion P.S. Fotiades, 89, Taught Variety of Classes

Marion Piltzecker Shemeth Fotiades died March 5 at the Windemere Nursing Home in Oak Bluffs. She was 89. The daughter of Charles H. and Anna M...

Richard Allen Gale

Richard Allen Gale, 83, of Locust Lane in Vineyard Haven died March 16 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was the beloved companion...

Peter J. Hryharrow, 92, Was Courteous and Kind

Peter J. Hryharrow, formerly of the Vineyard, died Feb. 28 at the Southington Care Center in Southington, Conn. He was 92. The husband of the...

Virginia F. Poole, 73, Touched Island With Enthusiasm for Life

Phyllis Meras

Virginia Fedor Poole of Chilmark, whose life touched virtually every Island resident, died March 5 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital after a long...

Cary W.L. Scheller

Cary W.L. Scheller, 97, died peacefully Monday, March 10 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. A memorial gathering will be held later this spring. An...

Islanders Recall Herb Putnam, 59

One measure of a well-lived life is not just accomplishment but how one’s work affected people met along the way. Several hundred people...

Edvard Meisner Helped Preserve Cranberry Bogs

Word has been received from Tartu, Estonia, of the death of Edvard Meisner. Edvard was a frequent visitor to the Vineyard during the 1990s. Here...

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