Re: Obit: DeWITT, David Melbourne



Odd there was no mention of a spouse, Shelly mentioned in his mother¹s obit
of 31 Jan 2012.

Shelly was possibly previously married to a Legere and the Legere children
mentioned are actually step-children.


On 27/08/12 12:48 PM, "Eric Keys" <keysie37@...> wrote:

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> David M. DeWitt (February 15, 1947 - August 25, 2012)
> The death of David Melbourne DeWitt age 65 of Chapman Settlement occurred
> peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at the
> Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre in Upper Nappan. Born February 15, 1947
> in Amherst, David was a son of the late Melbourne and Ella (Allen) DeWitt. He
> will be sadly missed but never forgotten by his beloved children, Darrin
> (Shawna) DeWitt, Chapman Settlement, Andrea DeWitt, Toronto ON, Terrance
> Legere, Oromocto NB, Kyle Legere, Amherst, Dave (Storm) DeWitt, Sooke BC and
> Nicholas Legere, Amherst; special grandchildren, Caitlin, Kyle, Nathan,
> Justin, Wyatt, Emily and Cohen; great granddaughter, Jaida; sisters, Pamela
> (Lannie) Patterson, Tidnish Bridge, Janice DeWitt, Niagara Falls and Sharilyn
> (Kirk) Williams, Bermuda; as well as nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and
> family. David always loved the sea. He joined the Navy at an early age, where
> he traveled the world serving on the H.M.S. Bonaventure. Later in
> life he was a self employed lobster fisherman. David was an avid sports-man,
> he loved the outdoors. He was an excellent hunter and angler; He delighted in
> teaching these skills to his children and grandchildren. David was a big
> Toronto Blue Jay and Detroit Red Wing fan and enjoyed watching these games.
> Music was a big part of David¹s life. He donated much of his time playing for
> benefits and other events as he loved to help others. David shared his passion
> for music with his family, friends and all who loved him. Cremation has taken
> place under the care and direction of Campbell¹s Funeral Home, Amherst, NS.
> There will be no visitation. A celebration of David¹s life will be held on
> Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. from Spencer¹s Island Union Church in
> Spencer¹s Island, NS with Dr. Keith McMullin presiding. Donations in David¹s
> memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of Cumberland Regional Health
> Care Centre. Online condolences may
> be forwarded to the family via:
> [Monday, 27-August-2012 Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst, NS]
> [collected by EMKeys 2012-08-27]
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