Katherine Louise Eastman, 67, died peacefully at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich on June 9, 2017. Katherine was the youngest daughter of Ruth and Frederick Langenheim of West Falmouth. Born in Boston she moved to the Cape when one month old and became enthusiastically devoted to summer days at Chapoquoit Beach.
Katherine graduated from Lawrence High School class of 1968 and also attended Yorktown High School in Arlington, Virginia. She wed Philip Eastman in 1972 and made her home in Marlborough, Connecticut until returning to Falmouth year-round in 2011. Katherine was a stay-at-home mother devoted to her children and husband. She never missed coming to Falmouth during the summer and thoroughly enjoyed beach days at Trunk River or Sippewissett Beach. Katherine was also an avid reader, home gardener, and delighted in antiquing trips with her sisters. Katherine was a member of VFW Post 5095 Auxiliary in East Hampton, CT.
Katherine is survived by her husband, Philip Eastman of Falmouth, her son Brian Eastman of Marlborough, CT, and her daughter, Jessica A. Morales and husband Brandon Morales of Wethersfield CT, and her new grandson Memphis Scott Morales, born June 10. Katherine, the youngest of five siblings, left behind three sisters and a brother: Dr. Anne Yentsch of Tybee Island, Georgia, Martha Jane Mitchell of Bainbridge Island, Washington, Dr. Ellen N. Lawson of Longmont, Colorado, and Frederick David Langenheim II of Falmouth as well as nephews Timothy Yentsch and Joshua Medley, three nieces, Alea Henle, Janet and Margaret Mitchell, along with extended Eastman relatives, and her family's pet Yorkie, Missy.
A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, July 8 at St. Barnabas Church, 91 W. Main Street, Falmouth.
Memorial Donations should be sent to McCarthy Care Center, 75 Service Rd, East Sandwich, MA 02537 and labeled “for the garden.”