Warren David Englund, age 89 of Mattapoisett, MA, passed away peacefully on April 28, 2019 at the Life Care Center of Raynham.
He was the former husband of the late Micki (Norris) Englund and the late Linda Marcoux.
Born in Milwaukee,Wisconsin, he was a son of the late Joseph and Maude (Swanson) Englund.
Mr. Englund was a 1946 graduate of Lorimor, Iowa H.S., a 1952 graduate of Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts degree and graduated from Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa with a Master of Science in Education in 1957. He moved his already budding family to Boston for continued studies at Boston University. Before retiring he was employed with Bridgewater State College for well over 30 years as a professor of Philosophy and at Quincy College in Plymouth, MA teaching various classes in Art, Philosophy and Medical Ethics. Upon retiring he returned to his love of sculpting. His bust of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was purchased last spring and now displayed at the Antheneum, in the Great Hall, on Nantucket, MA. He also pursued his writing, participating in the local Democratic Party Committee and had numerous charities he supported. He proudly served his country as a Marine Sgt. During the Korean War.
Warren, or David, as he was known by all, enjoyed playing tennis in his earlier years, playing and coaching football in Iowa and spending time with his family and friends. He continued his interest in football, watching both sons, daughters, granddaughters and grandsons play football and soccer for local teams. David also retired as President of Mattapoisett Area Artists, after ten years.
Mr. Englund is survived by his loving children; Lori St. Arnold and her husband Dean of Rehoboth, MA, Lesli Sewell and her husband Blaine, Lisa Santiago and her husband David, Sira Englund, all of Taunton, MA, Kayma Englund of San Diego, CA and Davis Englund of Lexington, KY. He was the grandfather of 10, great-grandfather of 10 and uncle to many nieces and nephews. He was also father of the late Paul Englund and his widow Sally Rubinoff and brother of the late John Englund, the late Lois Thorngren and the late Joan Hill.
A service of words of remembrance will be held on Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at 10:00 am in the Quaker Meeting House, 103 Marion Road, Mattapoisett.
His burial will be held privately.
Please omit flowers. Donations in Warren’s memory made to Mattapoisett Friends Meeting, 103 Marion Road, Mattapoisett, MA 02739, would be greatly appreciated.
For expressions of sympathy, to sign an online guestbook or to light a memorial candle, visit www.silvafuneralhome.com
Arrangements are with the Silva Funeral Home of Taunton