OBITUARY

David L. Violette

August 23, 1951April 8, 2019
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David L. Violette, 67, of Turner, passed away on Monday April 8th, 2019 at Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice in Auburn, following a hard fought battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Brunswick, Maine on August 23, 1951, a son of Reginald and Doris (Poulin) Violette. Dave graduated from Rumford High School, Class of 1970. He proudly served in the United States Army 135th Assault Helicopter Company, supporting the 101st Airborne Division during the Vietnam War. Dave worked in the paper industry at the Rumford Mill for 35+ years. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 111. Dave was an avid outdoorsman, loving fishing in all seasons, boating, and summer nights around his home fire pit. He was a master sugarmaker taking great pride in his syrup at Maple Ridge Sugar House, as well as an exceptional woodworker, gifting many of his family with his beautiful creations. Dave cherished all moments with his family, especially time with his daughters and grandchildren. He loved spending time being Grampa. His favorite activity was spending time with his wife and best friend of 20+ years, Jamie. Dave will be remembered for his devotion to family, patriotism, and hard work ethic. The family would like to offer a special thank you to the staff at the Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice for all of their wonderful care and support during this difficult time. He is survived by the love of his life, Jamie Violette; daughters; Desiree Giroux and husband, Ryan, and Amanda Violette and fiancé, William; step-daughters; Sara Gordon and husband, Gabe, and Kristin Harris and husband, Chris; grandchildren; Mitchell Gordon and Lucy U. Harris; siblings; Ronald Violette and wife, Carol, Normand Violette and wife, Glenna, Karen Brookhouse and husband, Phil, and Sue Chervenak and husband Jim; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Reginald Violette; his mother, Doris Knight; and his great nephew, Nathan Capponi. If so desired contributions in David’s memory may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 114 Perimeter Road Units G & H, Nashua NH 03063.

  • FAMILY

  • Reginald L. Violette, Father
  • Doris M. (Poulin Violette) Knight, Mother
  • Jamie (Don) Violette, Wife
  • Desiree M. Giroux and Husband Ryan, Daughter
  • Amanda B. Violette & Fiance William, Daughter
  • Sara M. Gordon & Husband Gabriel, Daughter
  • Kristin L. Harris & Husband Christopher, Daughter
  • Karen Brookhouse & Husband Phil, Sister
  • Susan Chervenak & Husband Jim, Sister
  • Ronald Violette & Wife Carol, Brother
  • Normand Violette & Wife Glenna, Brother
  • Mitchell J. Gordan, Grandson
  • Lucy U. Harris, Granddaughter
  • Nieces & Nephews, Many
  • DONATIONS

  • If so desired contribution's in David's memory may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 114 Perimeter Road Units G & H, Nashua NH 03063

Services

  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, April 15, 2019
REMEMBERING

David L. Violette

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bill carey

April 14, 2019

I am so sad to hear of the passing of david . we grew up together . I will always remember him as a good friend. and all the good times we had together.

Janet Ramey

April 13, 2019

I'm so sorry for your loss Jaymie. Thinking of you and your family at this time and sending prayers.

Janet

Tyla & Keith Davis

April 11, 2019

Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of David. Our thoughts and love are with you all.

Desiree & Ryan, I love you both and wish you peace at this difficult time.

Nick & Sue Brown

April 11, 2019

Our sincere condolences to you Jamie and family for your loss. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Sharon Gates

April 11, 2019

Jamie and family, My deepest sympathy is with you at this time. Thinking of all of you during this difficult time ♥️🙏

Mary Allen

April 11, 2019

Jamie and family - so very sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Penelope Cyr-Lorenson

April 11, 2019

Dear Jamie and Family,
I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. David will always have a special place in my heart. He was always a kind and friendly classmate. May time be gentle in healing your heartaches.

Rob Cameron

April 10, 2019

Sorry for your loss Jamie. David was always very helpful when needed at work.

Ron & Bev Theriault

April 10, 2019

Ron & Carol,
Sorry to hear of the passing of your brother, David. We remember him well as he frequented Ted’s. Thinking of you!

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