Jesse A. Thayer died peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 16 at his home in Vineyard Haven after a battle with cancer. He was 35.

He was just recently married to Katherine H. Vincent. He was the brother of Steven Thayer and his fiancé Erica James of Windham, N.H., Kelly Thayer of Edgartown and Stephanie Dodge of Peabody. He was predeceased by his parents, James A. Thayer and Lori Sukach.

His memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24 at Chapman Funerals & Cremations in Oak Bluffs. His ashes will be interred in Ipswich with his parents at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the MV Skate Park, P.O. Box 1297, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 or to Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard, P.O. Box 1748, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

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