Monica Lyn (Bearse) Alty of Centerville died November 11 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, after a battle with cancer. Ms. Alty, 46, was a former resident of Sandwich.

After graduating from Sandwich High School in the Class of 1992, she later earned an associate’s degree from Cape Cod Community College in 2004.

Ms. Alty started her career as a registered nurse and went on to work for Falmouth Pediatrics.

She leaves her husband, Ryan Alty of Centerville; her parents, Howard Bearse of Forestdale and Charlene Webster Schilling of Yarmouth; three children, Taylor, Sylver and Damon Alty of Centerville; four siblings, Jaime O’Neill of Forestdale, Jeffrey Schilling Jr., also of Forestdale, David Finnestad of Drakesboro, Kentucky, and Janine Martignetti of Boston; and extended family.

She was predeceased by her stepfather, Jeffrey Schilling Sr.

Services were to be private.

A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

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