Peter B. Herrmann of Edgartown died unexpectedly Tuesday morning, April 20 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 75.

He was the beloved husband of Sandra J. (Pilger) Herrmann, loving father of Valerie Kryla and her husband Craig, and Kristy Herrmann, and caring grandfather of Darien, Dylan and Emily.

A graveside service for the interment of his ashes will be held on Saturday, May 1 at 11 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Oak Bluffs, officiated by the Rev. Michael Nagle, with military honors provided by the Veterans of Martha’s Vineyard.

Donations can be made to the VFW Post 9261, P.O. Box 1437, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

Arrangements are under the care of Chapman Funerals and Cremations in Oak Bluffs. Visit for online guest book and information. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Gazette.