David E. Dewhurst

David E. Dewhurst a lifelong resident of East Bridgewater died peacefully in his vacation home in Barnstead, N.H., May 17, 2013. He was 71 and was born in Brockton, son of the late Beatrice (Repetti) and Ernest Dewhurst. David was raised and educated in East Bridgewater and graduated from East Bridgewater High School. Mr. Dewhurst was the owner of Dewhurst Lumber in East Bridgewater and retired in 1999, was a Navy veteran, a talented woodworker, avid trout fisherman, NASCAR fan and enjoyed splitting time the past 20 years between his home in East Bridgewater and his home in Barnstead, N.H. He was the husband of Marjorie E. (Jones) Dewhurst; father of Gregory D. Dewhurst of East Bridgewater and Jeffrey E. Dewhurst and his wife Laurie of East Bridgewater; brother of Donald A. Dewhurst and his wife Desa also of East Bridgewater; grandfather of Luke, Brett, Sydney, Grady and Austin. David is also survived by his stepmother, Constance Dewhurst of East Bridgewater; lifelong friend, David Cavanagh of East Bridgewater; the Tiedes of Barnstead, N.H.; and many other friends in New Hampshire. Visiting hours in the Prophett-Chapman, Cole, and Gleason Funeral Home, 35 Spring St., East Bridgewater, Wednesday 4-7 p.m. A private burial will take place Thursday. Donations in memory of David may be made to the . For guest book and online directions, please visit www.ccgfuneralhome.com. Prophett-Chapman Cole & Gleason 508-697-4332

Funeral Home

Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason
35 Spring Street East Bridgewater, MA 02333
(508) 378-4826

Published in The Enterprise on May 21, 2013