Sept. 19, 1949 – Dec. 23, 2013
David Alan Bois died peacefully on Monday, Dec. 23.
Born to Gerald John and Doris (Webster) Bois in Somerville, Mass., on Sept. 19, 1949, he grew up in Beverly, Mass., where he attended The Church in the Cove, graduated high school and stayed until joining the Navy.
Ultimately, David moved to Rochester, N.H. It is there that he met his wife Debi (Donahue). They married in Los Angeles in 1982 where they made their home until his passing.
David was a musician and an artist. He played guitar, wrote screenplays, poetry and songs; he built furniture, created beautiful ceramic tiles and was the “glazing” guru for the annual Empty Bowls efforts hosted by CVUMC. He had a gentle, loving soul.
David was a beloved son, brother, father and husband. He was predeceased by his father Gerald and grandparents, George and Frances (Gavel) Webster. He is survived by his wife Debi; his mother and stepfather, Doris and Lee Prescott of Rochester, N.H.; his sister Donna Bois, of Hooksett, N.H.; brother and sister-in law, Donald and Marie Bois of Waikoloa, Hawaii; step-brother Bill Prescott and his wife Debbie, of Waldoboro, Maine; step-sister Karen LeHoux and her husband, Doug, of Sanford, Maine; step-sister Donna Marquis and her husband, Bill, of Berwick, Maine; son Derek Bois of Aubrey, Tex.; daughter Andrea Loomis of Rochester, N.H.; grandchildren Josh, Jenna, Jessie, Michael and Ashton; as well as several nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends. The family grieves, but not without the comfort of knowing that he is at rest.
David was a long-time member of the Crescenta Valley United Methodist Church in Montrose where his memorial service will be held on Friday, Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. Cremation remains will be interred at Pine Grove Cemetery in Fryeburg, Maine, on April 24.