George Wallis, Gifted Storyteller Who Embraced Life

George Roberts Wallis died of kidney failure on Feb. 18, surrounded by love, peace and family. He was 87.

Douglas Peckham, Good Neighbor on the Vineyard

Douglas Wilbur Peckham Sr., formerly of Oak Bluffs, died at home in Omaha, Neb., on Feb. 14 He was 90.

Christopher Laursen Was Person of Strength, Grace and Courage

Christopher Svend Laursen died on Feb. 12 at home in Vineyard Haven, surrounded by his family and new wife, Kristen. He was 36.

Margaret Sibert Service

A memorial service for Margaret L. Sibert who died on Jan. 10 will be held in Grace Episcopal Church in Vineyard Haven on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 11 a.m.

David Brown, 83, Veteran, Banker, Artist

David N. Brown, 83, died on Feb. 6, in Tucson, Ariz. with his long-time partner, Nia Clark, at his side.

Frank Gonsalves

Frank O. Gonsalves, 91, died on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at his home in Vineyard Haven.

Philip Rogers, Headmaster Kew Forest School

Philip V. Rogers Jr., of Rockport, died on Feb. 15.

Hazel Pembrook, 104, Enjoyed Family and Friends

Hazel C. (Pat) Pembrook, age 104, died Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Oak Bluffs.

Rob Berkley Lived to Help Others

Robert C. Berkley, 59, of West Tisbury and Naples, Fla., died at home Monday, Dec. 17.