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David C Wolcott

June 20, 1916 ~ August 11, 2017 (age 101)

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David C. Wolcott , 101, of Montgomery died peacefully at home August 11, 2017. He was born in Westfield, son of late Bernard and Irma (Dyson) Wolcott. Dave graduated from Westfield High School in 1934 and later attended Wooster College in Ohio. A veteran of WWII, 1942 he was called to serve in US Army 699th Quartermaster Remount Troop. Stationed in India, David met and married his late wife of 67 years, Marguerite (Meyer). Military decorations included; Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal, American Theater Campaign Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon with Bronze Star. He raised his family in Wyben enjoying the small farm community and many treasured memories. Later moving to Montgomery. Dave worked for Gladwin and Lane for many years before starting his own business; “Wolcott Realty”. He specialized in country hilltown property walking the land no matter how large. He retired and sold his business at 83 years old. Dave was a lifetime athlete known for his strong tennis, golf, snow skiing, and waterskiing skills. For many years he played competitive tennis and later was an instructor, teaching tennis at the Westfield tennis courts. Many winters were spent in Jekyl Island, GA enjoying the warm weather, hours of golf, and times with friends. He and his wife were longtime members of Blandford Country Club. Dave continued playing league golf until age 98 and touring part of the course just last month. Besides his late wife Marguerite (Peggy), he leaves his son David S. Wolcott and wife Roberta of Montgomery, his daughter Lindsey J. Chappell and husband Lee of Chichester, West Sussex England. 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren , predeceased by brother Thomas Wolcott. His funeral will be held Friday morning, August 18, 2017 at 11:00AM at Firtion- Adams Funeral Home, 76 Broad St. Westfield. Calling hours 11am-12pm immediately followed by Memorial Service, with burial at Pine Hill Cemetery. The family would like to extend a special thank you to all at 7B’s Bar and Grill and Santorini’s for years of welcoming kindness and great lunches. Also thank you to Baystate Hospice : Sharon RN and Josie, Baystate Noble VNA Gina and Jason, and Visiting Angels – Amy. Firtionadams.com


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
August 18, 2017

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Firtion Adams Funeral Home
76 Broad Street
Westfield, MA 01085

Funeral Service
Friday
August 18, 2017

12:00 PM
Firtion Adams Funeral Home
76 Broad Street
Westfield, MA 01085


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