Doris Long, Garden Maven Who Found Heaven on Earth

Doris (Aloha) Long, died peacefully on June 15 in the home she loved, her Camp Ground cottage in Oak Bluffs. She was 84.

Rene Louis Blanc, 90, Embodied Generosity

Rene Louis Blanc of Oak Bluffs died peacefully on April 30, just shy of his 91st birthday, surrounded by his six children.

Robert Copeland, 82

Robert G. Copeland of West Tisbury died on August 13 at Windemere.

Kenneth James Francis Jr., Expert in Engine Repair

Kenneth (Kenny) James Francis Jr. died in Fredericksburg, Virginia on July 30. He was 54.

Vivian Culin Traveled the World, Rooted at Home

Vivian (Wendy) Culin died in Louisville, Ky. on July 12. She was 96.

Grace Duart Knew the Secret to Long Life

Grace Duart of Edgartown died on July 22 at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital. She was 101.

Annette Carter, Talented Fiber Artist

Annette (Nan) Carter died on July 25, surrounded by loved ones. She was 94.

Charles Wochomurka 3rd Enjoyed a Life of Service

Charles (Chip) Franklin Wochomurka 3rd of The Villages, Fla., and formerly Franklin, Tenn., died on July 28.

Robert Meade Veteran, Lawyer, Friend

Robert (Bob) Lewis Meade of Edgartown died in Ft. Myers, Fla. on April 19 after a brief illness. He was 89.