David Chaloner Durfee, age 72, of Mattapoisett, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. He was the husband of the late Edna Elizabeth (George) Durfee.
Born in Fall River, the son of Ruth (Dearden) Durfee-Nolan of Fall River and the late Chaloner Durfee, he was a 1961 graduate of Dartmouth High School and attended Barrington College.
David was a United Sates Air Force Veteran, serving during the Vietnam War and was employed as a Printing Salesman until his retirement in 2007.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two brothers, Brian Durfee of Berkley and Bruce Durfee and his wife Wendy of E. Freetown; a nephew Cory Chaloner Durfee and his fiancé Stephanie Hoyceanyls of Plainville, MA and Benjimin Rene Durfee of Greenfield, MA; a step daughter Robin Nelson of Pittsford, VT; a step son Fredrick Easton and his wife Peggy of MA; four step-grandchildren Benjamin Eaton, Tyler Nelson, Travis Nelson and Arianna Nelson and three step great-grandchildren, Hunter Nelson, Brynn Nelson and Nadia Easton.
Mr. Durfee was also the step-father of the late Christopher Eaton.
His Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 10am in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Fairlawn 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. Visiting hours Tuesday from 4 to 7pm. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Fairhaven.