David Yves Sheltra, 57, passed away suddenly at his home on December 30, 2020. He was born on March 29, 1963 in Haverhill, MA., the son of Arnold and Alma(Gagne) Sheltra.
A resident of Brentwood, NH for the last 28 years, David grew up in East Hampstead, NH and was a 1981 graduate of Pinkerton High School. He was also a graduate of NH Technical College in Nashua, NH and Great Bay Community College where he received an Associate's Degree.
He was employed as a machinist for many years at Insight in Londonderry, NH and Arch Medical in Seabrook, NH. As an avid outdoorsman he enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of the Brentwood Sportsman Club. He became an Eagle Scout in 1983 with Troop 33 in Hampstead, NH.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Carolyn Sheltra of Brentwood, NH; two sons, Timothy M. Sheltra of Steamboat Springs, CO and Zachary D. Sheltra of Exeter, NH; his mother, Alma Sheltra, (formerly of Troy, Vermont) of East Hampstead, NH. He was predeceased by his father, Arnold Sheltra (formerly of Newport, Vermont) on June 4, 2013. He also leaves his Uncle Stanley Sheltra, Newport, VT, Aunts Gabrielle Page, Berwick, ME, Margaret Meunier, Newport Center, VT, Marie Gagne-Raboin, Newport, VT, Sister-in-law Terrie Apiz, North Hampton, NH and many cousins.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at 11 AM at the Newport Center Cemetery, Route 100, Newport Center, VT. Rev. Neil Perry, officiating.
Donations in David's memory may be sent to Community Dialysis Center, 189 Prouty Drive, Newport, VT 05855 or Troop 33 Hampstead, NH 183 Central Street, East Hampstead, NH 03826.
Published by Newport Daily Express from Aug. 26 to Aug. 27, 2021.