Louis S. Larsen, 88, Patriarch of Chilmark Fishing Family

Capt. Louis Samuel Larsen, a Chilmarker whose larger than life presence epitomized the persistence and adaptability of Menemsha fishermen, died on...

Lee Smith, 81

Lee Smith, a former resident of Vineyard Haven for many years, and later of Orland, Me,, died this week in Maine. He would have been 82 on May 8.

George G. Martin, 85, Was Oak Bluffs Selectman

George G. Martin Jr. died on March 14. He was 85.

Stacy Marie Viera, 53, Lifelong Islander

Stacy Marie Viera died unexpectedly at her home on Tuesday, March 11. She was 53. She lived on the Island her entire life. Stacy graduated from...

Carol Averill Shaver Wrote Her Own Epitaph

The last of “those crazy Averills” died Monday, March 10, of congestive heart failure. Her mother had six kids in a row and then Carol arrived six-...

Donald Mills, 60, Ran Hillside Farm

Donald Robert Mills, known to all as Donnie, died March 13 in the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 60. A private and quiet person, he was loved by...

Doris Moulton Cook Toole Goff, 93, Longtime Church Secretary

Doris Moulton Cook Toole Goff of Edgartown died Feb. 24. She was 93.She was born on June 3, 1920 in Pawtucket, R.I., to Carrie and Alfred Cook. With...

Walter A. Eberstadt, 93, Guided Prominent Institutions

Walter A. Eberstadt died Feb. 26, 2014 at home. He was 93. Born in Frankfurt, Germany, Mr. Eberstadt moved with his family to England in 1936 to...

Christopher Ellis, 55, Championed Public Service

Christopher William Ellis, recently residing in Vineyard Haven and formerly of Wellfleet, died peacefully at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on Wednesday...

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