Celebration of Life for Roberta Lowe

A celebration of life in memory of Roberta H. Lowe will be held Saturday, June 27 at noon at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs.

Grace Eaton Was Chappaquiddick Wampanoag Elder

Grace A. (Healis) Eaton of North Providence, R.I., died peacefully at her daughter’s home on June 19. She turned 91 on May 19.

Richard Ferreira Was Oak Bluffs Native, Loved Spending Time with Family and Friends

Richard D. (Doc) Ferreira of Church Hill, Tenn., died on June 16 following an extended illness. He was 76 and a previous resident of Athens, Pa.

Melissa Gervais Loved Working with Children

Melissa W. (Rice) Gervais of Tucson, Ariz., died unexpectedly on April 2. She was 49.

Bobby Norton Was Deeply Devoted to Others

Robert Warren Norton died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, June 12 at his Edgartown home. He was 64 years old.

Robert W. Norton, 64

Robert W. Norton died on Friday, June 12 at his home in Edgartown. He was 64.

Dorothy R. Howell Was Longtime Island Teacher

Longtime Islander Dorothy R. Howell died of natural causes on June 8, 2015 in Encinitas, Calif. She was 98.

Ken Groefsema Was a Role Model and Man of Principle

Neil Kenneth Groefsema died peacefully on June 9 at his home in Merced, Calif., surrounded by his family. He was just shy of his 93rd birthday.

Celebration of Life for Virginia Blakesley

There will be a celebration of life for Virginia Blakesley at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 14, at 3 p.m. at the West Tisbury Congregational Church.