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David T. Differ

Obituary for David T. Differ

May 3, 1937 - November 13, 2019
Reading, Massachusetts | Age 82


David T. Differ, 82, of Reading, devoted husband of 57 years to Eleanor (Green) Differ, passed away on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019.

Born in Boston, he is the son of the late James Differ and the late Agnes (Peters) Smith. David grew up in Medford and was a proud veteran, having served in the United States Army National Guard. He was a handy man. David founded his company UMACO and worked diligently for many years. He retired at the age of 80, but that did not stop him. David could always be counted on to get things fixed. Being a jack of all trades, he was able to help countless family, friends and even strangers fix anything. David's greatest joy came from his loving family. He was a devoted husband, dedicated father and was greatly adored by his grandchildren. David had a smile that would brighten any room and a tool to accommodate any problem. He will be sorely missed by his family and many friends.

David is the beloved father of Thomas Differ, Christine Nicholson and her husband Daniel, Brian Differ and Michele Gardner and her husband William. Cherished grandfather of Matthew and Molly Nicholson, Michael and Daniel Differ and David Gardner. Loving brother of the late James Differ and the late Sandra Menz. He is also the loving uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Doherty-Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden St., Reading on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 9:30am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating David's Eternal Life at St. Agnes Church, 186 Woburn St., Reading at 10:30am.

Interment with Military Honors will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.

Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with David's Family in the funeral home on Monday, November 18, 2019 from 2 to 4pm and from 6 to 8pm.

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11 Linden Street
Reading, MA 01867
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