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Mr. David V. Williamson
  • Expressions of sympathy may be made in David's memory to: St. Vincent de Paul Society, C/O 24 Conant St., Danvers, MA 01923

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“Dear Mike,I am so sorry to learn about the passing of your father. I know this must be a very difficult time for you. My sympathies to you and your...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: John Smith - Westborough, MA

“Dear Mike,So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Be assured that I will keep you, your Dad and all your family in my thoughts and prayers .Mary Lee ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: Mary Lee Goguen - Arlington, MA

“Dear Mike and family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. I will be thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. With sympathyMary ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: Mary McGurn - Lowell, MA

“I am so very sorry for your loss. I remember Mr. Williamson when I was growing up as being the most wonderful and friendly man. My dad Andy...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Kristin Bouchard - Beverly, MA

“Laurie and Dave's family,I am so very sorry for your loss. I have such wonderful memories of Dave's voice saying hello to me. "Hello Angel" he would...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Roberta Theriault - Bozeman, MT

“Dear Mike and family, I am sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 23 | Posted by: Mary Tormey Hamilton - Marshfield, MA

“Mark & Elaine, so sorry for your loss. You all were very supportive two years ago when my dad passed, so I hope karma gives you the same love and...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Stephanie Scannell-Vessella - NY

“We are so sorry for your loss, our deepest sympathies. ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: Tom and Jo-Ann Cote

“Mike,I'm so sorry for your loss. My sympathies go out to you and your family.Ralph ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: Ralph DePrenda - Lowell, MA

“Mike, I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your father. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Julie, MCC Coworker ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Julie Olivier - Westford, MA

“We are so sorry Kristen on the passing of your Dad. You and your Family are in our prayers ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Harry @ Barbara Cochran - MA

“We are so sorry Kristen on the passing of your Dad. You and your Family are in our prayers ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Harry @ BarbaraE Cochran - MA

“We are so sorry Kristen on the passing of your Dad. You and your Family are in our prayers ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: Harry @ Barbars Cochran - MA

“Dave was truly an angel on earth, and may I add, an angel with a great sense of humor. He always had a smile on his face and loved to tease me about...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Eileen Millman - Danvers,, MA

“Dave, i will so miss you at the 9AM Mass. Who will start the Communion Antiphon? Dave, the sweetest person I ever knew...always with a smile and a...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Pam Irwin Poleo - Beverly, MA

“We know the world is not as nice a place today without David, but we also know that Heaven just got a little better!!Love,Pete and Yevgeniya ”
16 of 23 | Posted by: Peter and Yevgeniya Cullen - MA

“Mike,Very sorry to hear of your father's passing. My sincere condolences to you and your family.-Nora ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Nora Linskey - MCC, MA - Coworker

“The residents of Twin Oaks and I are saddened to hear of Dave's passing. We all will miss his easy smile and gentle touch during his visits. He...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Kathleen Brophy - Danvers, MA

“Elaine,We would like to express our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Dave was one of the first Sylvania employees to befriend me when I...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: James Greene - Newmarket, NH

“Hello Mike, I am very sorry to learn about the passing of your father. My sympathies to you and your family. Coley Kelly ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Coley Kelly - Plymouth, MA

“I always sat behind Dave and Elaine at the 8:30 Mass on Sundays at St. Mary of the Annunciation Church. He always had a kind remark to say with a...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Judi Shooter - Danvers, MA

“Our sincere condolence to you, Elaine, and to your family from Dick and Joan Fowler.I shall always hold the many fond memories of Dave. Dave was a...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Dick & Joan Fowler - Wells, ME

“Dear Mike, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. My deepest condolences go out to you and your family at this very sad time. Hayat ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: Hayat Weiss


DANVERS- Mr. David V. Williamson, 85, of Danvers, beloved husband of Elaine (Banks) Williamson, died Monday, January 2, 2017 at Beverly Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Salem, he was the son of the late David and Helen (McMahon) Williamson. Raised in Peabody, he was a graduate of St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers. He continued his education and received his Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

An honorably discharged veteran, Mr. Williamson proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Korean War.

Mr. Williamson had a long and distinguished career with GTE Sylvania as a Chemical Engineer for over 35 years until the time of his retirement. He was known for his hard work, dedication and expertise in his field.

A longtime resident of the Town of Danvers, David was devoted to his family and faith and was an active daily communicant of St. Mary's of the Annunciation Church, where he served as a Lector at Mass and a Eucharistic Minister who volunteered to bring communion to the homebound and those in the nursing homes.

Hardworking and devoted to his faith; family was paramount. His greatest joys were his wife, children and grandchildren, he treasured the time he spent sharing in their accomplishments and milestones. He will be deeply missed by his loving family and many friends.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by, four sons, David J. Williamson of Troy, MI, Michael Williamson of Lowell, Mark Williamson of Danvers and John Williamson of Hadley, two daughters, Laurie Williamson of Rockport and Kristen Polito of Franklin, 11 grandchildren, Stephanie, Sean, Peter, Hunter, Zachary, Daniel, Vincent, Myles, Siena, Astrid and Beatrix, one great-grandchild, Sylvia. He was also the grandfather of the late Dante and brother of the late Jane Callahan.

ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral will be held from the Peterson O'Donnell Funeral home, 167 Maple St., (Rte 62) Danvers, Saturday, Jan. 7th at 9:15 A.M. followed by his Funeral Mass in St. Mary's of the Annunciation Church, Conant St., Danvers at 10 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Friday Jan. 6th from 4 to 7 P.M. Expressions of sympathy may be made in David's memory to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, C/O 24 Conant St., Danvers, MA 01923. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com.