Christine Prada Eissenstat, Volunteer and Community Leader

Christine (Prada) Eissenstat of Frederick, Md. died of a heart attack on Sept. 4. She was 64.

Donald Viera, Avid Golfer, Woodworker

Donald P. Viera of Fairhaven died Sunday, Sept. 17 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford after a short illness. He was 81.

Memorial Service for Norman Vunk Rescheduled

A memorial service for Norman Vunk has been rescheduled because of the weather forecast. It will now take place on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 3 p.m.

Murray Lerner, Innovative Filmmaker, Aquinnah Resident

Filmmaker Murray Lerner, a longtime summer resident of Aquinnah, died of kidney failure on Sept. 2 at his home in Long Island City, N.Y. He was 90.

Herbert Burger Delighted in Watching Nature on Chappy

Herbert Burger of Harrison, N.Y. and Chappaquiddick died August 25. He was 88.

Barbara Secor Spent Many Summers in Chilmark

Barbara Wynne Secor of Vero Beach, Fla., died on Sept. 3 at her home. She was 98.

James Finnerty Enjoyed Surfing, Lived Simple Life

James Magnus Finnerty, a longtime Island resident, died on August 27 in his adopted country of New Zealand.

Dorsey Grandfield, Lifelong Seasonal Resident of Harthaven

Dorothy (Dorsey) C. Grandfield died peacefully on August 28. She was 96.

Memorial Service for Judy Fraser-Pearse

A celebration of life for Judy Fraser-Pearse will take place Saturday, Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. at the Vineyard Haven Yacht Club.

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