Peter M. Van Lare, 53, of South Yarmouth, who leaves family in Falmouth, died on June 28.
He was the son of Phyllis (Champney) Van Lare and the late Kenneth W. Van Lare.
Mr. Van Lare loved nature and enjoyed taking walks through the woods. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting and archery.
He was a talented artist, and enjoyed “jamming” on the harmonica and the guitar.
In addition to his mother, he leaves his son, Jacob M. Van Lare of Weymouth; three sisters, Victoria Van Lare of South Yarmouth, Barbara Bent-King and her husband, William King, of South Yarmouth, and Karin Van Lare of Falmouth; and two brothers, David Van Lare and his wife, Deadra Van Lare, of East Falmouth and Christopher Van Lare and his wife, Lee LaCroix, of Dennis.
He also leaves many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Wednesday July 9, at 2 PM at the Morris, O’Connor & Blute Funeral Home, 58 Long Pond Drive, South Yarmouth.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jacob Van Lare Scholarship Fund, c/o Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank, 763 Main St., Falmouth, MA 02540.