Alan Douglas Wehr at 78
Marion – Alan Douglas Wehr, 78, of West Wareham, passed away Friday, November 27th at the Sippican Rehabilitation/Healthcare Center in Marion, MA due to complications of advanced Parkinson’s Disease and COVID-19. He was pre-deceased by his wife, Sandra Lee (Russo) who passed away in 2006 and his (step) son, Ronald F. Tupper, Jr., who passed away in 1986. Born in Framingham on December 20, 1941, he was the son of the late William Charles and Winifred Eileen (McGuire) Wehr.
He proudly served our country in the Navy, with an honorable discharge in 1964. He was the Facilities Manager for Photofabrication Engineering Inc. “PEI” in Milford for over 35 years, previous to that he worked for Irving Trucking Company in Holliston. Al also ran his own business, Al’s Small Engine Repair, where he could be handed a box of parts and produce engines for snowblowers, lawnmowers and chainsaws. He always amazed customers with his ability to fix anything.
Al had a special love for boating and fishing. Spending time on his boat, “My Out” was his greatest joy to share with family and friends. Those who were fortunate enough to go out on his boat for a day, were treated to sightseeing, with detailed stories of Cape Cod landmarks and great fishing spots. He also loved his years growing up in Holliston, where he remained until 1982, before moving to the Cape. Stories of his many friends, their adventures and antics were still spoken about until his last days.
He is survived by his (step) daughter, Sheryl (Tupper) Chamberlin, her husband, David, and his (step) grandchildren, Matthew and Amanda Chamberlin. He is also survived by his siblings, Paul Wehr, Karla Edwards and Dana Wehr, all of California, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Debbie Martin, who passed away in 2018. In addition, he leaves many life-long friends that had special meaning in his life.
At Al’s request, his funeral services will be private. To leave a message of condolence for the family please visit www.warehamvillagefuneralhome.com .
Funeral services are in the care of Wareham Village Funeral Home, 5 Center Street Wareham, MA 02571.
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