Robert L. Wittig Jr., 83

Robert L. Wittig Jr. of West Tisbury died Sept. 17 at home after a long illness. He was 83 and the husband of Patricia Silva Wittig. Robert was born...

Barbara Ann Berninger, 82

Barbara Ann Berninger of Oak Bluffs died Tuesday, Sept. 17 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. She was 82. Barbara was born on Sept. 21, 1930 in the...

Sheldon Hackney, 79

Sheldon Hackney, a noted historian, humanitarian, academic and longtime Vineyard resident, died Thursday, Sept. 12, at home, surrounded by his...

Goldie Silverman, 94

Goldie Silverman died August 19 in Portland, Ore. She was 94. Goldie and her husband, Morris, fell in love with the Island in 1952, when they stayed...

Eileen Jenks, 66

Eileen (Sweeney) Jenks of Candler, N.C., died Friday July 19 after a long battle with cancer. She was 66. She was born July 25, 1946, the daughter of...

Christopher J. Sears, 32

Christopher Sears Christopher J. Sears, 32, of Vineyard Haven, died on Sunday, Sept. 1. Chris was the son of Patricia S. Sears of Washington Depot,...

Hilda Jason, 94

Hilda Jason, 94 Hilda M. Jason, a resident of Windemere Nursing Home and formerly of Chilmark died on Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Martha’s Vineyard...

Joan Wuerth, 89

Joan (Alling) Wuerth, formerly of Oak Bluffs and Edgartown, died peacefully in her sleep on August 11. She was 89.

Ronald L. Stewart, 77

Ronald L. Stewart of Blue Bell, Pa., and Vineyard Haven, died on August 26 at his home on Martha’s Vineyard. He was 77.

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