Mr. Chin Shew Get
December 22, 1925 – June 2, 2019
Chin Shew Get, known to family and friends as Tangie, age 93, of Boston, and formerly of Jensen Beach, Florida, was a U.S. Army veteran, and an active member in the American Legion for over 60 years. He was a member of Miami Post 85 from 1956 through 2007 when he joined Post 126 in Jensen Beach. During his many years with Post 85 he served as Post Commander, District Commander, Department Historian, and for many years was involved with the Boys State program. Born in Lawrence, MA, Tangie grew up in Boston and China. After serving in the Army Quartermaster Corps, he settled in Miami and later relocated to Jensen Beach to work for actress Frances Langford’s Outrigger Restaurant and Resort. Besides his involvement with the American Legion he was a founding member of the Jensen Beach Kiwanis. He is predeceased by his wives Marie Newman and Hazel Delarce Cryder. He is survived by a stepson and his family, 6 nieces and nephews, and eight grandnieces and grandnephews. Memorial Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 8 from 2pm to 4pm at Waterman-Langone at Boston Harborside, 580 Commercial St., Boston, MA 02109. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Legion at www.legion.org/donate. The notification address for the donation would be Chin Get, P.O. Box 170721, Boston, MA 02117.
- Memorial Celebration of Life Saturday, June 8, 2019