Anita P. Hotchkiss of Vineyard Haven died on Saturday morning, Dec. 23, at the D.E. Rham Hospice home in Cambridge. She was 79.

She was the wife of Frederick H.C. Hotchkiss and mother of Debra Clain, Daniel Pruzan, Emily Coggins and Grace Scrano.

A memorial service is being planned for May.

A full obituary will appear in a future edition of the Gazette.

Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs. for online guest book and information.