Dean N. Macara, the youngest son of Juanita and the late Nobert Macara died Wednesday, December 26th at his home in Vero Beach, Florida. He was 58.
Dean always appreciated his youthful start in Provincetown, being a Boy Scout, a high school hockey team member, Boy’s State delegate, and member of the PHS Class of ’78, He was an engaging guide to nearly every local beach, dune and seashore trail.
The youngest of five, prior to college he worked summers with his father and brothers on the fishing dragger Liberty, before it became a third-generation Provincetown family-owned commercial fishing vessel.
Dean’s facility with mechanical drawing and mathematics drew him to UMass Amherst (Class of ’82), where he earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering after interning at Pratt-Whitney Aircraft. As an undergraduate, summers found him waiting on tables in Provincetown at the Lobster Pot, Grand Central, or Martin House restaurants.
After college, he and his partner managed a reprographics center in Amherst, and a specialty food shop in Newport, RI. They returned to Provincetown in 1994. For the next 15 years, before moving to Florida, they operated the 1807 House Inn & Guest House, at 54 Commercial Street, opposite the West End Boat Landing. Always the consummate host, Dean loved to cook, and entertain friends and family with get-togethers and elaborate dinners.
Dean is survived by his mother, Juanita (Michaud) Macara, siblings Claire, Peter, Richard and Jacques, all of Provincetown, a niece Heather (Macara) Pearson, a nephew Derek, a large extended family of cousins, in-laws and his devoted partner of 35 years, Court Prentice, of Vero Beach, FL.
A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, January 10, 2019 in the Monsignor Duarte Chapel, St Peters Cemetery, Jerome Smith Rd, Provincetown. Burial will follow in St. Peters Cemetery.
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