Timothy J. Tuerff of Vineyard Haven died peacefully at Massachusetts General Hospital on December 15. He was 58.
Tim was predeceased by his parents, John Hanlon Tuerff and Doris Elaine Tuerff of Gary, Indiana.
Tim is survived by his brother, Michael Tuerff of Schererville, Ind., and family; and two sisters, Nancy Strini of Barkhamsted, Conn., and Annie Tuerff of Vineyard Haven; his niece Jennifer Tuerff of Vineyard Haven; paternal relatives James R. Tuerff and family; Mary Lou Tuerff and family; maternal aunt Marguerite Davis and family; stepmother Nancy Tuerff; plus many aunts, uncles, cousins, and other nieces and nephews.
A newspaper deliveryman, Tim was also an active community volunteer at the M.V. Food Pantry.
Cremation and interment will be private.