David M. Moon, 53, of Ipswich, MA, passed away peacefully in his home in Searsport, ME on Monday, February 15, 2021. David was the devoted fianc of Kelly Hathaway with whom he shared his life for seven-years, he was the loving father of Michael Moon, Shyann Moon and Brianna Moon. David was born and raised in Ipswich, MA, on January 10, 1968, to Arthur N. Moon and Anne A. (Parsons) Moon. He attended Ipswich public schools. David spent many years working in the construction/deconstruction industry. David worked in Hampton Falls, NH as the Project Manager for a construction company that deconstructed old houses, and other structures, and in the preservation of the wood. During this phase of his career, David was featured on This Old House, with host Steve Thomas sharing Davids knowledge of the industry. David was an avid outdoorsman; he loved fishing, hunting, motorcycles, and boating. He adored animals and took in many dogs and cats needing homes. Without doubt Davids greatest love was that of being with his children. He shared much of his love for life with his children. Davids daughter, Shyann, would spend many hours with David tearing down old constructions, and in his general daily endeavors; they were not only father and daughter, but they were best friends. Those that knew David, knew his generous, loving, mischievous, daredevil personality. As his good friend, Bobby Martineau would say, it was nothing for David to stand on the roof of a house, while tearing the house down. In addition to his son Michael Moon and his wife Sarah Moon of Ipswich, MA, he also leaves behind his daughter, Shyann Moon of Rowley, MA, his daughter Brianna Moon of Rowley, MA; his grandchildren, Gabriel and Hannah of Ipswich, MA, his Brother Jack Moon and his wife Dayle Moon of Ipswich, MA, his sister Jane (Moon) Madden and her husband Robert Madden of Kingston, NH, his sister, Cheryl (Moon) Tefft of Derry, NH, and his sister Sandra (Moon) McClelland and her husband, Bruce McClelland of Seabrook, NH. David also leaves behind his fianc Kelly Hathaway, and her four children, Joseph, Hanna, Hope and Angel and grandson baby Liam. He leaves behind many nieces, nephews, and cousins. David was raised with his nephews and niece, Darrin Moon, Mitch McDonald and Lori-Jane McDonald, of whom were like siblings to David. David also left behind his good friends, Bobby and Jerry Martineau. David was predeceased by his brother Fred Moon, his father, Arthur Moon; Mother Anne (Parsons) Moon, and his brother-in-law, Richard P. Silva. The death of David will leave a profound void in the lives of all that knew and loved him. There will be a memorial service held at a later date.
Published in Chronicle & Transcript from Feb. 26 to Mar. 4, 2021.