Virginia Merrill, 91

Virginia Butterworth Merrill, 91, passed away on Dec. 13, 2018 at the Sarah Brayton Nursing Center in Fall River.

Edith Brown Embraced Vineyard Life

Edith Chinlund Brown died peacefully on Jan. 5, just shy of her 83rd birthday.

Gretchen Wean Was Master Hair Stylist

Gretchen Michelle Wean of Edgartown died unexpectedly on Dec. 9.

Patricia Roddy, Family Matriarch

Patricia Elaine Roddy died peacefully on Dec. 23 at home on Martha’s Vineyard.

Deborah Reed

Deborah (McCormick) Reed died on Saturday evening, Jan. 5 at her home in Edgartown.

Joy Luke, Devoted to Episcopal Church

Joy Carter Luke, a longtime resident of New Canaan, Conn., and West Chop, died peacefully on Jan. 5.

Rens Lee, Foreign Policy Expert Who Summered in Edgartown

Dr. Rensselaer (Rens) Wright Lee 3rd, a foreign policy consultant, author and political scientist, died on Dec. 3

Dede Labbancz Dies at 99

Victoria Labbancz died on the early morning of Dec. 31 of natural causes at Green Acres in Edgartown, where she had lived for the past three years.

"Big Roy" Hope, Islander Who Loved Outdoor Life

Roy Bunker Hope died on Saturday, Dec. 29 at the Falmouth Hospital surrounded by family.