Jonathan Revere, 74, Community Activist

A well-known figure in the cultural and political life of the Island, Mr. Revere died at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston on Jan. 19, of...

Catherine (Tink) Thoburn, 93, Teacher, Traveler

Catherine (Tink) Thoburn died peacefully in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Jan. 21 after a short illness. She was 93.

David Frantz, 91, Former Islander

David Herr Frantz Jr., formerly of Vineyard Haven, died Sunday, Jan. 19, in Tiverton, R.I. He was 91. A complete obituary will appear in a future...

George Gostenhofer, 89, Chappy Summers

George Gostenhofer, a longtime summer resident of Chappaquiddick, died on Dec. 24, 2013, in Laguna Woods, Calif. after a brief illness, four months...

Henry R. Fauteux, 71, Captain, Lobsterman

Henry R. Fauteux of Oak Bluffs died on Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 71. A lobsterman, boatbuilder, skilled craftsman...

Sharon Edell, 64, Sculptor, Activist

Sharon Lynn Edell of West Tisbury died recently. She was 64. Sharon was born on August 22, 1949 in Wayne, N.J., where she spent her youth and first...

Ruth Burns Davin, 81, East Chop Entrepreneur

Ruth Burns Davin of East Chop died on Thursday, Jan. 16, at Massachusetts General Hospital with family by her side. She was 81.

Yvette Eastman, 101, Longtime Aquinnah Summer Resident

The wife of the late Max Eastman died Tuesday in New York city. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Gazette.

George (Sonny) Jackson Jr., 84, Well-Known Islander

A graveside service will be held on Friday, Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. in the New Westside Cemetery in Edgartown with military honors.

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