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Official Obituary of: David A. Wunschel 05/30/2018

David A. Wunschel 05/30/2018

NORTH ATTLEBORO – David A. Wunschel, 57, of Broadway passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester.  He was the beloved fiancé of Diana Montalbano.

Born April 25, 1961 in Pawtucket, RI, he was a son of the late Arthur and Theresa (Cormier) Wunschel.

David grew up and lived most of his life in Pawtucket before moving to North Attleboro in 1990.  He was a 1979 graduate of Shea High School in Pawtucket.

He worked at Hasbro in Pawtucket for 20 years and later as an HVAC technician at W.H. Riley and Sons in North Attleboro, Fisher Churchill in Dedham and most recently at KB Shulz & Sons in Millis.

David was a generous man who loved helping people and spending time with family and friends.  He gave generously of his time and talents to anyone in need.  He also loved craft beer and spent many enjoyable times brewing his own recipes with family and friends.

In addition to his fiancée, he is survived by his two sons: Christopher and Kevin Wunschel both of North Attleboro and their mother, Kathleen Donndelinger of North Attleboro; Diana’s daughters Samantha Montalbano of Washington, DC and Alexandra Montalbano of Brooklyn, NY; three siblings: Christine Bissonnette and husband Gerard of Pawtucket, Diane Wunschel and husband Donald Ardinger of Westerly, RI and Kenneth Wunschel of Cumberland, RI and many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, June 3 from 2-5 p.m. at the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro.  A service will be held in the funeral home at the conclusion of visitation at 5 p.m.  Burial will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Attleboro Animal Shelter, 43 South Washington Street, North Attleboro, MA 02760.

 

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  • Dear Christine, Diane and Dave’s family..I was so sorry to hear of your loss. So many memories of our families growing up in Pawtucket. Our sympathy and prayers to all of you. 

  • Condolences to all of Dave’s family and friends from his next door neighbors growing up in Pawtucket.

  •  My deepest sympathies  to Diana and the family of Dave. I worked with Dave at W.H Riley & Son . He was a great guy with a Big Heart  and will be missed by many .  I reached out to him recently to too catch up and see how he was doing sorry we did not get a chance to meet up. He definitely left us too soon.

  • Sorry to hear of his passing..a good neighbor..always a hello and smile. My condolences to his family

  • I haven’t seen Dave in awhile, but always remember his smile, his positive atttitude and selfless character. His children were EVERYTHING to him. He certainly was one of a kind. May he Rest In Peace. 

  • I had just saw him on Saturday and he was loving life and having fun. I’m so glad that will be the memory. Of him I will always have. Chris and Kevin , I know this will be hard but never forget all the great times you guys spent with your dad AND how very PROUD HE WAS OF YOU GUYS STAY STRONG!!! Love and prayers
    Janice and John smith

  • Sending love and blessings to Diana and family, may all the happy memories of Dave comfort you during this sad time/ Love

  • To the family of Dave. So sorry to hear of Daves passing. He was generous, thoughtful, proud father of his boys, devoted fiance to Diana, and a loyal friend. Dave was always willing to give a helping hand when asked. He will be missed.

  • So sorry for your loss. He was a great neighbor. Walker will miss getting his treats from Dave.

  • Dave, it was great knowing you as our neighbor and friend. Thanks for your help throughout the years at our house. We had many great conversations and laughs. We’ll miss seeing you on your deck and talking to you. R.I.P. , K & T

  • Diana, Chris, Kevin, and the rest of the Wunschel family
    My heart breaks for you. It was an honor to not only be Dave’s neighbor, but also his friend. He had a heart of gold, and was always ready with a smile, joke, and kind words to make ensure folks were having a great day. It was hard not to smile just being around Dave. May the laughs, memories, and perils of wisdom he shared help to ease your pain a little more each day.
    Hugs, Pam

  • Dave was the most kind, caring and generous man anyone could ever hope to know. His friendship, storytelling and laugh will be greatly missed by our family. Our deepest sympathy to his beloved boys, Chris and Kevin.

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  1. Dave was the most kind, caring and generous man anyone could ever hope to know. His friendship, storytelling and laugh will be greatly missed by our family. Our deepest sympathy to his beloved boys, Chris and Kevin.

  2. Diana, Chris, Kevin, and the rest of the Wunschel family
    My heart breaks for you. It was an honor to not only be Dave’s neighbor, but also his friend. He had a heart of gold, and was always ready with a smile, joke, and kind words to make ensure folks were having a great day. It was hard not to smile just being around Dave. May the laughs, memories, and perils of wisdom he shared help to ease your pain a little more each day.
    Hugs, Pam

  3. Dave, it was great knowing you as our neighbor and friend. Thanks for your help throughout the years at our house. We had many great conversations and laughs. We’ll miss seeing you on your deck and talking to you. R.I.P. , K & T

  4. So sorry for your loss. He was a great neighbor. Walker will miss getting his treats from Dave.

  5. To the family of Dave. So sorry to hear of Daves passing. He was generous, thoughtful, proud father of his boys, devoted fiance to Diana, and a loyal friend. Dave was always willing to give a helping hand when asked. He will be missed.

  6. Sending love and blessings to Diana and family, may all the happy memories of Dave comfort you during this sad time/ Love

  7. I had just saw him on Saturday and he was loving life and having fun. I’m so glad that will be the memory. Of him I will always have. Chris and Kevin , I know this will be hard but never forget all the great times you guys spent with your dad AND how very PROUD HE WAS OF YOU GUYS STAY STRONG!!! Love and prayers
    Janice and John smith

  8. I haven’t seen Dave in awhile, but always remember his smile, his positive atttitude and selfless character. His children were EVERYTHING to him. He certainly was one of a kind. May he Rest In Peace. 

  9. Sorry to hear of his passing..a good neighbor..always a hello and smile. My condolences to his family

  10.  My deepest sympathies  to Diana and the family of Dave. I worked with Dave at W.H Riley & Son . He was a great guy with a Big Heart  and will be missed by many .  I reached out to him recently to too catch up and see how he was doing sorry we did not get a chance to meet up. He definitely left us too soon.

  11. Condolences to all of Dave’s family and friends from his next door neighbors growing up in Pawtucket.

  12. Dear Christine, Diane and Dave’s family..I was so sorry to hear of your loss. So many memories of our families growing up in Pawtucket. Our sympathy and prayers to all of you. 

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