Natalie W. Smith Heisler Was a Native of Tisbury

Natalie W. Smith Heisler, 78, of Falmouth died Saturday, August 2, at the Royal Megansett Nursing Home in North Falmouth after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Benjamin Heisler, who died in 1981.

Born in Vineyard Haven, she had lived in Falmouth since 1971. Mrs. Heisler worked as a waitress for Falmouth Diner until her retirement.

She is survived by two sons, Douglas Baptiste of Falmouth and Glenn Heisler of Cape Coral, Fla.; two daughters, Karin Morin of Falmouth and Julie Bismark of Illinois; a sister, Hazel Colaneri of Vineyard Haven, 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 7, at the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Falmouth. Interment followed in Oak Grove Cemetery in Falmouth.

Memorial donations may made to the Lung Association of Southeast Massachusetts, 1 Abbey Lane, Middleboro, MA 02346.