Elizabeth (Libby) Bennett Smith died Jan. 4 at Essex Meadows in Essex, Conn.
The editor, author, former Time-Life foreign correspondent and longtime Aquinnah and Chilmark seasonal resident, died Dec. 21 in Beaverkill, N.Y.
M. Danielle (Yarbrough) Kish of Edgartown and Oak Bluffs died unexpectedly on Dec. 29, after a joyous Christmas weekend.
Phyllis M. Gourley died on Dec. 25 at her home in Tucson, Ariz. She was 90.
Constance Marion Cowan of Edgartown, formerly of New Providence, N.J., died on Christmas Eve. She was 84.
Hugh James MacInnis Jr. died suddenly Jan. 3 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, where he was born. He was 74.