Louise Mattar Whidden, 87, Summered at North Bluff

Louise Mattar Whidden of Hot Springs, Ark., died on Sunday, Jan. 12, at Mercy Hospital after a long battle with Parkinson’s and heart disease. She...

Robert Watson Taylor, 68, Loved the Sea

Robert (Bob) Watson Taylor died unexpectedly Jan. 25 on Martha’s Vineyard. He was 68.

Richard Quimby, 77, Loved Hiking, Camping

Richard (Dick) E. Quimby of Martha’s Vineyard and New Hampshire died suddenly at his home in Palm Bay, Fla., on Jan. 16. He was 77.

Memorial Service for Robert Berry

A memorial service for Robert (Bob, Poppy) Lawrence Berry Jr. will be held at St. Andrew’s Church in Edgartown on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m.

Yvette Eastman, 101, Photographer, Longtime Aquinnah Summer Resident

Phyllis Meras

The longtime Aquinnah seasonal resident and wife of the late author, magazine editor and social and political critic Max Eastman, died on Jan. 13.

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...