Ernestine Peckham, 100, Had Fond Memories of Chilmark Childhood

Virginia Ernestine Mayhew Peckham, a Chilmark native, died Sept. 16 in Westerly, R.I. This past June, she celebrated her 100th birthday.

Sumner Mead, Fifth Generation Edgartown Summer Resident

Sumner Wright Mead died Sept. 6 of natural causes at his home in Wilmette, Ill. He was 92.

Charles Carlson 3rd Spent Happy Days on Vineyard Waters

Charles Edward Carlson 3rd died unexpectedly on Sept. 5. He was 57.

Eleanor (Terry) Burke, High School Guidance Counselor, Community Services Board President

Eleanor (Terry) Hunt Burke died on Sept. 25 in Bellaire, Mich. She was 82.

Edwin (Sonny) Leonard Jr., World War II Veteran

Edwin Theodore (Sonny) Leonard Jr. of McGaheysville, Va., died Sept. 20 in Harrisonburg, Va. He was 92.

Russell Hawkins Jr. Cherished Summer Traditions on the Vineyard

Russell Weldon Hawkins Jr. of Laurel, Md. died Saturday, Sept. 3 in Baltimore, Md. after a long and courageous battle with heart disease. He was 48.

Alice T. Williams

Alice T. (LaBelle) Williams of Edgartown died on Sunday, Sept. 18 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. She was 84.

Karen T. Harris

Karen T. Harris died unexpectedly at home in West Tisbury on Sunday morning, Sept. 18. She was 70.

William (Willie) Waggaman Jr. Saw the Good in Everyone

William Morrison Waggaman Jr. died at his St. Paul, Minn. home on Sept. 12. He was 26.