Peggy Jetmund Taught Music, Special Education

Peggy C. Jetmund, 87, died May 12 in her home just outside of Gilbertville, Iowa. She was born May 1, 1921, in Hampton, Iowa, the daughter of...

M. Joanne Cleary was West Chop Postmistress

M. Joanne Cleary died May 14 at the Windemere Nursing Home in Oak Bluffs after a lengthy illness. Joanne was the wife of James Cleary, a...

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...

Carabelle (Toni) Blake Neil Dies at 85

Carabelle (Toni) Blake Neil of East Chop died on April 5. She was 85. Carabelle, known as Toni, began visiting the Vineyard in the 1950s...

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...

Candace Mard Leaves Parents in Oak Bluffs

Candace Mard, 57, died April 18. She was the daughter of Martin and Gloria Mard of Oak Bluffs, sister to Deborah Moynihan and her husband John...

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