David J. Bolton

David J. Bolton, 93, of Dartmouth passed away at home on Monday February 20, 2023. He was the husband of Madeline (Goley) Mello Bolton and the late Deolinda “Linda” (Ventura) Bolton.

            Born in New Bedford, the son of the late James and Elizabeth (Meehan) Bolton, he lived in Dartmouth for most of his life. He was a graduate of St. John’s Preparatory School in Danvers and the College of the Holy Cross.

            David had been the Chief Executive Officer of William McCaskie, Inc. in Westport for many years.

            During the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

            He is survived by his wife Madeline; three sons, David J. Bolton, Jr., Michael P. Bolton, and Andrew J. Bolton; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; Madeline’s children, Susan Souza, Thomas Mello, and Russell Mello, and their families; and several nieces and nephews.

            He was the brother of the late Dr. James Bolton, Jr., Elizabeth Twomey, and Joseph Bolton.

            His funeral will be held on Monday February 27th at 9 am from the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford, followed by his Funeral Mass at St. Julie Billiart Church at 10 am. Burial will be in Rural Cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Sunday February 26th from 4-7 pm. For online condolence book, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.

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