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David H. Down

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David H. Down Obituary
David Harrison Down, 68 of Norfolk, and formerly of Franklin and Norwood, Saturday May 21. Son of the late Edward and Alice (Golding) Down. Beloved husband of 45 years of Marjorie E. (Lynch) Down. Devoted father of Christina N. Robinson and her husband William of Franklin, Dr. Jason K. Down and his wife Dr. Amy Down of Northfield MN, and the late Scott C. Down. Cherished grandfather of Allegra, Sydney, and Nadia Robinson, and Joshua Down. Also survived by his loving aunt and God-mother, Margaret Dewar of Wrentham, and many cousins. David was a 1966 graduate of Norwood High School, and went on to attend Newman Prep., and Northeastern University. He was a U.S. Navy Vietnam War Veteran, and was a member of the American Legion. He owned and operated the Community Protection Service Bureau of Westwood for over 20 years, and also was the owner and operator of D.H.A. Courier Service of Franklin. David was well known, and loved by all of his family and friends. Funeral Wednesday, May 25, from the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole St. (Rt. 1A), Norwood at 9:30, followed by a funeral service in St. Johns Church, 237 Pleasant St., Franklin at 11. Visiting hours Tuesday 4 - 8. Interment Highland Cemetery, Norwood. Expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley, MA 02481, or visit www.jdrf.org .
Published in The Country Gazette from May 23 to June 3, 2016
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