Korean War Veteran Guy M. Newland Dies at 79

Guy Martin Newland died June 17 in Pittsburgh, Pa. Visitation and funeral services were held among family and friends in Pittsburgh on...

Bluesman Maynard Silva Dies at 57

Julia Wells

Maynard Silva, the Vineyard’s homegrown, authentic American roots bluesman who was known and admired from Gay Head to Chappaquiddick with his...

George Frederick Stork, 95, Loved Beauty of Menemsha

George Frederick (Fred) Stork died on June 10 in Gaithersburg, Md. He was 95. He had lived an active, happy, and healthy life until...

Ruthe Waters MacQuarrie was Native of Edgartown

Ruthe MacQuarrie of Falmouth died at the Falmouth Hospital in the early morning hours of July 8. She was born Feb. 16, 1923 in Edgartown, the...

Frederic Montagu Pearse

Frederic Montagu P. Pearse of Vineyard Haven, husband of Judith Jenks Fraser-Pearse, died July 3 in Martha’s Vineyard Hospital after a brief...

Annchen Gager Jackson

Annchen Gager Jackson, wife of Robert H. Jackson, of Wellesley and Edgartown, died peacefully at home in Katama surrounded by her family on July 8...

Alice A. Fairstein, 88, Served as Pediatric Nurse

Alice Atwell Fairstein of Mount Vernon, New York, known also as Bobbie, died on July 3. She was 88. Born on April 17, 1920 to James and Ida...

Stephen Garth Murphy was Veteran, Executive

Stephen Garth Murphy died July 10 in Sudbury. He was 86. Born in Schenectady, N.Y., on April 27, 1922, the son of Theodore Rodes and...

Helen C. Bechler

Helen C. Bechler died July 9 at Pope Nursing Home in Weymouth. She was 94. Helen previously lived in Oyster Bay, Long Island, N.Y., before she...

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