Published DateDEDHAM, Mass./MEREDITH, N.H. — David D. DeVoy age 75 of Dedham, MA and Meredith, NH passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday March 19th. Beloved husband of 52 years of Evelyn (Poirier) DeVoy. Loving father of David DeVoy and his wife Wendy of Sanbornton, NH, Stephen DeVoy and his wife Patricia of Dedham, Linda DeVoy of Dedham, Robert DeVoy and his wife Christine of Richmond, VA and his nephew Sean Poirier and his wife Jennifer of Norwood, MA. He was blessed with 10 grandchildren, Francis Vitiello, Julie Vitiello, David DeVoy, Stephanie DeVoy, Kyle McGahan, Joshua Poirier, Molly DeVoy, Maggie DeVoy, Jillian McGahan, Ryan DeVoy and great grandson David DeVoy.
He was the son of the late James & Ruth (MacKinnon) DeVoy and the brother of Elizabeth Smith of So. Boston, Robert and his wife Vicky DeVoy of Westwood, Ruth Wisnaskas and her husband Bill of Whitman, and the late James DeVoy, John DeVoy, Margaret Picard and Ronald DeVoy of So. Boston.
He also leaves his brother and sister in laws Robert and Susan Poirier, Carole Poirier, Richard Poirier, Donald Poirier as well as many nieces and nephews.
Dave graduated from So. Boston High School in 1955 and Northeastern University, class of 69 with a BS in Electrical Engineering. He retired as Vice President and General Manager of (Honeywell) Bull and worked many years in the Boston, Phoenix and Paris facilities. A former King Lion of the Westwood Lions. He enjoyed time spent in New Hampshire on Lake Winnipesaukee as well as Scottsdale, AZ with his family & friends.
Funeral from the George F. Doherty Funeral Home, 456 High St., Dedham, Saturday at 8 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Mary's Church, Dedham at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Friday 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Interment at Brookdale Cemetery, Dedham.
Expressions of sympathy may be made in Dave's memory to Cancer Center Research, MGH Development Office, 165 Cambridge St., Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114