Peter M. Williamson, Former Oak Bluffs Police Chief, Dies

Julia Wells

Peter M. Williamson, the former Oak Bluffs chief of police who served on the town force for 32 years, 28 of them as chief, died Wednesday at...

Islander Thelma Luce Baird Dies at Age 100

Thelma Luce Baird, formerly of Woodside Village in Oak Bluffs, died Jan. 22 in Windemere Nursing Home. She recently celebrated her 100th...

Richard Fitzpatrick Ran Vineyard Haven Pharmacy

Richard H. Fitzpatrick, husband of Ardis Stewart Fitzpatrick of North William street in Vineyard Haven, died Jan. 19 in the Norwood Hospital...

Ruth E. Bolles, 87, Was Enthusiastic About Island

Ruth E. Bolles, a longtime Oak Bluffs resident, died Jan. 3. Ruth and her surviving sister Olive Bishop Hill pursued careers in education and...

Betsy K. Powers, 80, Was Wide-Ranging Traveler

Betsy K. Powers, 80, of Lewisburg, Pa., died Jan. 12 at RiverWoods, Lewisburg. Born in New Britain, Conn., on July 16, 1927, she was a daughter...

Judith Ann Costa, 66, Was Lifelong Island Resident

Judith Ann Snowden Costa of Vineyard Haven died Jan. 18 at Windemere Nursing Home in Oak Bluffs after a long illness. She was 66. Judith was...

Margery Hart Cory, 97, Was Dedicated Teacher

Margery Hart Cory, 97, a resident of Oak Bluffs, died Jan. 13 at Windemere Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 13, 1910 in Fall River, the...

Raymond Schnieders, World War II Veteran, Dies

Raymond Schnieders died Jan. 20 with his son Jim by his side. Ray was 84 years old and in the best of health until just recently. Residing in...

Ray Gordon, 87, Acted In Plays, Feature Films

Ray Gordon died of acute leukemia at home in Chilmark on Jan. 4. He was 87. An actor, artist, theatre director, drama therapist and writer, Mr....

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