David E. McEwen of Venice, FL formerly of Mattapoisett, passed away March 22, 2013 after a brief illness. He was predeceased by his parents, Donald & Helen McEwen. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Carolyn; his children, Sarah (Frank) Wielki of Maine, Grace of New Bedford, MA, Rebecca (Thornton) Forrester of Mattapoisett, MA, Andrew of Seattle, WA, and nine grandchildren. David is also survived by his brother, William (Ellen) of Batavia, NY and his sister, Margaret McEwen (James) Craven of Scottsville, NY.
David McEwen was a devoted husband and father. He enjoyed working with wood and could be found many days working in his tool shed on his latest project. He enjoyed spending time with and hearing about his grandchildren. He also spent time working with various charity groups including the Lion’s Club and Florida Veteran’s clubs. David enjoyed boating and biking while living in Mattapoisett. A memorial service will be held at Ned’s Point in Mattapoisett, Ma at 11am on June 29, 2013.