Nancy Orazem

Nancy Orazem, 56, of Edgartown died Wednesday, March 30, at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

A popular teacher of French and German at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, she was the wife of Garret Orazem, DMD of Edgartown; mother of Tim Orazem of Edgartown and Lucy Orazem of Manhattan, N.Y.; and sister of Priscilla Durkin of Melrose and Arthur Durkin Jr. of Atkinson, N.H.

Her funeral mass will be held in Our Lady Star of the Sea Church on Massasoit avenue in Oak Bluffs on Monday, April 4, at 11:30 a.m. Interment will follow in New Westside Cemetery on Robinson Road in Edgartown.

Visiting hours in the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home off Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road will be this Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. Donations may be made in her memory to Kenwood Convent of the Sacred Heart, 799 South Pearl street, Albany, N.Y. 12202. A full obituary will appear in a future edition.