George Gomez Dies at 78

George Ludgero Gomez of Chappaquiddick died of Alzheimer’s disease on April 30 at the Center for Alzheimer’s Care in Wellesley. He was 78.

Jan Van Riper, 92, Longtime Hospital Volunteer

Janice Patricia Van Riper of Vineyard Haven died in the early hours of Friday, April 27, after a brief illness. She was 92.

Aurora (Ora) Reardon, Vineyard Native Always Ready for Adventure

Aurora (Ora) Ferreira Reardon, 70, died at Heritage Rehab and Living Center in Winthrop, Me. on Friday, April 13 after a long battle with dementia....

Anthony McGrath, Theatre Pioneer and Longtime Oak Bluffs Resident

Anthony (Tony) McGrath, of Martha’s Vineyard, Palm Springs, and New York city, died in his New York city home at the age of 90.

Alma Stibolt Dies at 95

Alma M. Stibolt of Oak Bluffs died on Thursday, April 26 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. She was 95.

Walter Gifford Jr. Had Deep Harthaven Roots

Walter Sheldon Gifford Jr. died peacefully in front of a warm fire surrounded by loving family members on April 3. He was 88.

Barbara Denson Spent Lifetime of Summers Enjoying the Vineyard

Barbara D. Denson of New Canaan, Conn. and East Chop died peacefully on Wednesday, April 18 with her family by her side. She was 81.

Virginia Adams Benham Had Passion for Life

Virginia Adams Benham died peacefully at home in New York city on April 27. She was 99.

Janice Duart, Hard Worker Devoted to Her Children

Janice Duart of Oak Bluffs died on Saturday, April 7 at the Mass General Hospital in Boston. She was 71.