David W. Wellington of Dunstable, MA

1927 - 2017


April 24, 2017
4 PM - 8 PM
Dolan Funeral Home, Chelmsford, MA


April 25, 2017
12:00 Noon
Dunstable Evangelical Congregational Church

David W. Wellington, 89, of Dunstable died Friday April 21, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was married to Helen (Clark) Wellington of Madbury, NH with whom he would have celebrated their 6th wedding anniversary on May 28.  He was previously married to Gareth (Wetherell) Wellington who died Dec. 11, 2006, to whom he was married for 55 years.

Born in Waltham on May 7, 1927, he was the third child and second son of the late Benjamin and Ida Wellington. David was raised in Waltham and graduated from Waltham High School with the class of 1945. He earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from MIT.

He served in the US Army as a Private First Class during WWII, spending 11 months as part of the Allied Occupation force in Germany.

David worked at BTU in Billerica for over 26 years before retiring in 1990. He had previously worked at Raytheon Corp.

He was a member of the Wamesit Masonic Lodge for over 45 years, and member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Acacia Chapter.Saved to your Map

In his spare time he enjoyed working in his yard, fixing things around the house, and most of all, spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Besides his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Shelley Bickford and her partner Dan Hoffman of Groton, MA, Randi Chartrand and her husband Kevin of Princeton, MA and Waverly Braunstein and her husband Matthew of Chelmsford; a brother, Howard Wellington and his wife Sally of Olmsted Falls, OH; six grandchildren, Matthew, Alison and Megan Bickford, Christopher Chartrand and Jennifer (Chartrand) Mulkerrin, and Cameron Braunstein; seven great grandchildren, Hannah Shepard, Daniel Cooper, Michael, Eefah and Joseph Mulkerrin, Thorin Fogden, and Sparrow Bickford.

He was predeceased by his siblings, Paul Wellington, Roger Wellington and Virginia (Wellington) Tyner.

Visiting hours Monday 4 to 8 P.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA. Funeral Services Tuesday 12:00 Noon at the Dunstable Evangelical Congregational Church 518 Main St. Dunstable, MA. Burial Central Cemetery, Dunstable. For those that wish, contributions in his memory may be made to Innovation Academy Charter School Performing Arts Dept. 72 Tyng Road, Tyngsboro, MA 01879.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

8 Condolences for David W. Wellington of Dunstable, MA

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    Jaime young


    Am so sorry for you and your families loss. My families prayers go out to you

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    Donna Parker


    So sorry for your loss of your dad. Thinking of you all during this tough time. Love Donna

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    Alaina M. Bellucci


    I am so sorry for your loss. I only go to meet him a couple of times but he seemed like a very interesting man. Prayers for you and the family.

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    David Gibson


    My condolences to his family. May the peace of God bless all during this time.

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    My deepest sympathy for your loss. May you find comfort in Jehovah God’s promise to undo death by means of the resurrection. He will also end all our suffering soon. (Rev. 21:3-5) Peace to you all during this difficult time.

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    Therese, Rob and Tim


    So sorry Waverly, Matt and Cam.

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    Karen and Mo Phinney


    Our deepest sympathy goes out to all of David’s family and may he Rest In Peace. I
    Remember when her gave the beautiful
    Hand chimes to Dunstable Congregational Church in memory of Garett. I was on the Music Committee at that time.
    God bless you all and may He bring you comfort in your time of loss.

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    Martha and Rich Woodward


    Pastor Rich and I are in the family thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

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