Lois DeBettencourt, 79, was Deeply Devoted to Oak Bluffs

Jim Hickey

Flags flew at half mast this week in Oak Bluffs to honor Lois A. DeBettencourt, a longtime presence at both the Oak Bluffs School and town hall...

Dawn Greeley, 59, of Chilmark was Artist of Local Renown

Holly Nadler

Dawn Greeley, artist and longtime Chilmark resident, died at home surrounded by family on May 9. She was 59. In an age of specialization, Dawn...

Martha Sinclair Carreau was Avid Tennis Player

Martha (Puddy) Sinclair Carreau of Oak Bluffs died at the Royal Nursing Center in Falmouth on May 7 after a brief but valiant battle with cancer....

Macio (Bunny) Jackson of Oak Bluffs Dies at 75

Macio (Bunny) Jackson died Jan. 27 in New York after a long illness. He was 75. He was born March 24, 1932, at Harlem Hospital in New...

Laura Fontes Garneau Worked as Hairdresser

Laura Fontes Garneau died May 5 at the Hospice by the Sea in Boca Raton, Fla. She was 88. She was born on Feb. 14, 1920 in Vineyard Haven to...

Lois DeBettencourt

Lois DeBettencourt of Oak Bluffs died Wednesday evening, May 7 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Her funeral mass will be held on...

Albert Alcalay, Prominent Contemporary Artist, Dies

Phyllis Meras

Albert Alcalay, oil painter, watercolorist, printmaker, sculptor, etcher, teacher of art and design and an Island seasonal resident since the 1960s...

Alvar Whittington Polk Jr. Served in World War II

Alvar (Jim) Whittington Polk Jr., a longtime summer resident of Harthaven in Oak Bluffs, died May 5 in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 94. He was...

Paul F. Bergeron, 53, was Fisherman, Navy Veteran

Paul F. Bergeron, an avid fisherman, master plumber and computer enthusiast, died at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on April 29. He was 53. Paul...

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