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David Tait

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David N., Sr., age 76, of Ridgewood, died peacefully at home on July 10, 2014. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, David N. Tait, Jr. and Elisha Fontenot of Austin, TX; his son Jonathan B. Tait of Ridgewood, NJ; stepson and daughter-in-law Michael and Lori Stein of Jersey City, NJ. He is also survived by his grandsons, Jacob, Riley and Matthew Stein.
He was predeceased by his cherished daughter Betsy Tait and beloved wife of 22 years Ruth Stein Tait.
David was born in Wakefield, MA and lived in Ridgewood for the last 38 years.
He was a proud graduate of Northfield Mount Hermon School (class of 1956) and Tufts University (class of 1960).
He served in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Lt. Commander, serving aboard the USS Tirante (SS – 420) from 1960 to 1965.
He spent his career working for technology companies, starting his sales career at IBM.
A die hard Boston Red Sox fan who enjoyed living in Yankee country.
David was a Deacon and active member of the Chancel choir at the West Side Presbyterian Church.
A service celebrating David's life will be held on Friday, July 25, 2014 at 2 PM at West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Democratic National Committee or the West Side Presbyterian Church Building Fund.
Arrangements entrusted to the C.C. Van Emburgh Funeral Home, Ridgewood.
Published in The Record on July 20, 2014
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