Edgartown Obituaries

Edgartown Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Edgartown, MA

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  • Sunday Oct 28 | via The Martha's Vineyard Times 

    Lucy D. Hackney

    She was predeceased by her husband, Francis Sheldon Hackney in September 2013. Her funeral service will be held at a later date, to be announced.

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  • Friday Oct 26 | via The Martha's Vineyard Times 

    Island mourns loss of Lucy Hackney

    Lucy Hackney, a Vineyard Haven woman whose family connections include friendship with Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks, died Friday at 1:20 am surrounded by family. She was 81. Hackney detailed her family's friendship with Parks, the woman who refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus in 1955.

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  • Oct 15, 2018 | via The Martha's Vineyard Times 

    Marjorie H. Look

    Marjorie was born in Oak Bluffs on June 23, 1929, in the little white house that served as the hospital at that time. She was the daughter of Leland P. Searle and Emma Mello Searle of Edgartown.

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  • Oct 15, 2018 | via The Martha's Vineyard Times 

    Diana E. Batten

    Diana E. Batten, 67, of Edgartown died suddenly on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital. She was the wife of Douglas G. Batten.

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  • Oct 10, 2018 | via The Martha's Vineyard Times 

    Gregory Daniel Packish

    Greg was born in Oak Bluffs and grew up in Edgartown, graduating from MVRHS. After high school, Greg enlisted in the Marine Corps, serving in Desert Storm.

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  • Oct 10, 2018 | via The Martha's Vineyard Times 

    Robert Earl Gilkes

    Robert Earl Gilkes, 71, of Edgartown, died in his home after an 11-year battle with cancer, on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. Born in Oak Bluffs on Feb. 18, 1947, to Cooper Gilkes II and Amy Gilkes, Bob graduated from Laconia High School in New Hampshire, then attended New Hampshire Vocational Institute in Manchester, N.H. Bob served honorably in the U.S. Navy as a helicopter recovery crewman on the aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk during the Vietnam War, and was part of the Apollo recovery mission.

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  • Oct 3, 2018 | via The Martha's Vineyard Times 

    Stuart H. Parker Sr.

    Stuart was born in Taunton on May 11, 1934. He attended the Huntington School for Boys in Boston, and graduated from Taunton High School.

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  • Sep 19, 2018 | via The Martha's Vineyard Times 

    Edward J. Jerome

    Ed was married to Maryanne L. Jerome, and was the father of Nick Jerome. He was predeceased by his son, Joseph E. Jerome, in Sepember 2013.

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