David E. Huguelet of Walpole passed peacefully on August 4th surrounded by his loving family at the age of 74. Beloved husband of Pamela (Arthur) of 43 years. Devoted father of Tammy Lynn Huguelet of New Hampshire and Eric D. Huguelet of Florida. Stepfather of Lisa Tivnan and Kevin Ouellette. Cherished brother of William Trowbridge and his wife Susan of Pennsylvania. Loving "Grampy" of Cooper and Savannah. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends. Visiting hours will be held Tuesday morning from 11-12:30 followed by a service starting at 12:30 at the Alexander F. Thomas & Sons Funeral Home, 45 Common Street, Walpole, MA. Interment at Terrace Hills Cemetery. Relatives and friends invited.
Raised by his half-brother's grandparents in Stoughton on "the land", Dave and his brother could be found working at the dairy farm, shooting BB guns and taking dips in the swimming hole.
In 1964, he graduated high school and joined the US Navy and was then deployed to Vietnam and went to work on catapults on the USS Intrepid.
After the service, he was a supervisor of the non-woven division at Kendall Mill in Walpole.
He then went on to work for Hoover Realty in Norfolk as a heavy equipment operator until his retirement. He served as member of the Masonic Azure Lodge AF + AM, and twice served as Master, and become a Shriner. He was active in the Epiphany Parish, working with Walpole Village Chair as Co-Chair and Chairman, and volunteer for the Youth Group - taking the senior youth group to community service events, bowling, camping, and skiing. Dave was a man of many traits; a heavy machine operator, a snow plow driver, a camper, a pilot out of Blue Hill Air, a coffee drinker, a harmonica player, a guitarist, an author of poetry, a joke teller, and a lover of Shelty's. Dave was the guy that loved to grab your ear, sing you a song, tell a story, implore you to listen to song lyrics or, a really bad joke. With that undivided attention, we all knew how much Dave cared and loved us. While serving in the war, Dave became pen pals with Pam. Pam and Dave were married for 43 years, and all who knew them, knew of their mutual adoration and love - a relationship that many dream about.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Animal Rescue League of Boston or St Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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