Marina Evelyn (Alley) Tyler
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Marina Evelyn (Alley) Tyler, 83, passed away May 11, 2021 at Narraguagus Bay Healthcare in Milbridge. She was born June 23, 1937 in Machias to her parents Milton and Arlie (Beal) Alley. She grew up in South Addison, Maine and graduated Addison High School class of 1954, and was a 1956 graduate of Husson College in Bangor with a business degree. She worked for Bangor Hydro in Harrington and Machias until 1959. She married Harold Tyler Jr. June 7, 1959, and had two children. A son Evans and a daughter Elise.
Marina and her husband Harold started their own business in 1975, Tyler's Marine Sales & Service. She worked there for 35 years as secretary. She was the organist for the Union Church of South Addison for 28 years and assistant organist for the Community of Christ in South Addison for many years. As a young girl she was a Girl Scout, and a member of the Community of Christ Church. She loved to help with church fairs, and suppers. She loved to play the piano, at church and at home. She loved to cook and sew. She loved her family very much, and enjoyed spending time with them. She also loved her church family.
She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years Harold ; a son Evans Tyler and his wife Audrey; a daughter Elise Tyler all of Addison ; grandsons- Jason and wife Holly of Addison , Jeremy and wife Kimberly of East Machias ; great grandsons – Kayden and Grayson Tyler of Addison , and Colton and Wyatt Tyler of East Machias; a sister-in-law Clara (Tyler) Donovan of Jonesport; many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She will be sadly missed by her family, as well as her church family.
She was predeceased by her parents Milton and Arlie (Beal) Alley ; 2 sisters-in-law Letitia (Tyler) Tibbetts, and Marjorie (Tyler) Worester; many aunts and uncles.
The family would like to thank all the doctors and nurses that took care of her over the years. Including her daughter-in-law Audrey Tyler. In her last days we would like to thank the nurses, doctors, and Sara Joy for the wonderful care they provided.
Visiting hours will be held from 3pm- 7pm on Friday May 14th at the Union Church in South Addison, where funeral services will be held at 1 pm the following day Saturday May 15th with Elder Gail Bucknam and Elder Chris Burke officiating. Burial will follow in Mailey Hill Cemetery, Columbia. All attendees are requested to follow Covid guidelines.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Union Church of South Addison c/o Kathleen Stanwood, 37 Mooseneck Rd. Addison, ME 04606.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the Tyler Family at www.mcclurefamilyfuneral.com