David H. Davis

May 9, 1937July 24, 2018

David (Dave) H. Davis, 81, of North Reading, passed peacefully on Tuesday at Salem Hospital. He was the husband of the late Abby (Glassman) Davis until her passing in 2003. Born in Winthrop, MA, Dave was the son of the late George and Bess (Smith) Davis. He was a graduate of Winthrop High School. Dave loved to be around people and worked at the Lynnway Auto Auction in Billerica until the day of his passing.

Dave could always be found on any given weekend at Kernwood Country Club in Salem, MA, playing golf or a game of cards with the boys. He lived life to the the fullest and was devoted to his family, friends and his loving companion of many years, Miriam Rosenthal.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Marc Davis of Billerica, Richard Davis of Salem, MA and Wendy Lippman and her husband Brian of Wilmington, MA. He also leaves his brother Gary Davis of New York City and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

David’s funeral service will be held on Friday, July 27 at 10 am at Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin St., Salem, MA. Burial will be in Temple Beth Shalom Cemetery in Danvers, MA. Memorial observance will be held from 6-8 pm on Friday, July 27, and from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm on Sunday, July 29, at David’s former residence.

Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 ( or to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215 (

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  • Funeral Service Friday, July 27, 2018

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Nancy Woodman

July 28, 2018

So sorry to hear of David ‘s passing my thoughts and prayers are with Marian, and all of her surrounding family

Alice Stockhamer

July 25, 2018

To you Davis kids; you're all still kids to me . Sam and I were so sorry to hear of Dave's passing. Reminded me of all the good times and fun we had going back many years. I hope the memories of good times will sustain you at this time. Love and hugs to you all. Alice and Sam

Paul Swerling

July 25, 2018

Dave many times you were there to help get my vehicles. Always there to solve problems and move the units through
God Bless You. You are home now with family . You were a very good man and you will surely be missed Rest now.