Ellen Harrison Enjoyed Sharing Vineyard's Bounty

Ellen Bigler Harrison, a longtime seasonal resident of Aquinnah, died on August 29.

Norman Vunk, Longtime Hotel Manager and Coach Who Mentored Young People

Norman Vunk, devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many on the Vineyard, died on August 9. He was 73.

Kathryn M. (Kay) Bettencourt

Kathryn M. (Kay) Bettencourt of Edgartown died on Wednesday, August 30 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. She was 73.

Hilda Jardin Backus

Hilda J. (Jardin) Backus died on Tuesday, August 29 at her home in Vineyard Haven. She was 91.

Ira Yaffee Enjoyed Fishing and Weekly Card Game

Ira A. Yaffee, known to many friends as I-man, died August 12 at Cape Cod Hospital.​ He was 70.

Dr. Leslie Hayling Sr., Tuskegee Airman, Dentist

Dr. Leslie A. Hayling Sr., a retired dentist and longtime East Chop resident, died peacefully on July 24. He was 90.

Sarah Isenberg, 99, Committed to Social Justice and Involved in Community

Sarah Isenberg died on August 2 at the Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Home. She was 99.

Marty Waterson Was Happiest on the Vineyard

Marillys (Marty) Warren Wallin Waterson of Cresskill, N.J., died Feb. 3 in Englewood, N.J. She was 80.

Donald Tripp Enjoyed Working On Boats

Donald G. Tripp of Somerset died on Thursday, August 24. He was 94.

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