Jeff Sullivan Was a Force of Nature

It is with deep sadness that his family conveys the death of Jeffrey (Spider) Sullivan to the hundreds of those whose lives he touched.

Ted Hewett, 88: Artist, Scholar With Wide-Ranging Interests

Edward Wilson Hewett died peacefully at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on May 16 after a long illness. He was 88.

Cheranne Willoughby, 33

Cheranne Lyn Willoughby of Oak Bluffs died unexpectedly on Sunday, June 21. She was 33.

Beverly Coggins Was Longtime Nurse

Beverly Mae Coggins, formerly of Vineyard Haven, died peacefully on June 4 in Oneonta, Ala. She was 91.

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.