- November 17, 1949 - April 11, 2017
- Dalton, Massachusetts
of David's Passing
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“My post did not go through so I am writing again.So sorry to hear about David. Used to live 2 doors down from Biggart's garage a long time ago....Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Card - Pittsfield, MA
“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
2 of 10 | Posted by: William Marco - Dalton, MA
“So sorry to hear of David's passing. We were in Auto Shop together @ WRHS, and several other classes.
3 of 10 | Posted by: Rick Albright - Deming, NM
“BethWe are so sorry to hear of Dave's passingYou will be in our hearts and prayers.Mike Pinna &Family
4 of 10 | Posted by: A friend
“With deepest sympathy from the Wahconah Regional High School Class of 1968
5 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Simmons Mills - Hinsdale, MA
“Jean I am so sorry for your los. We had great times in our lives ,he will be missed
6 of 10 | Posted by: David Riddell - Bryan, TX
“Jean,My heart goes out to you and Donna, miss seeing you at Ozzie's.All my LoveJeanne Carmel
7 of 10 | Posted by: Jeanne Carmel - Nashua, NH
“Shannon, I am so sorry for your loss. Please give Sophia a big hug from Nickolas. Our Condolences, Liz Oakes- Harrington and family
8 of 10 | Posted by: A friend
“Dear Beth,Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.Deb
9 of 10 | Posted by: Deb Wellspeak
“Love you Dad
10 of 10 | Posted by: Tami Saunders - Pickens, SC
Dery Funeral Home
David Joseph Biggart, age 67, of Pleasant Street, Dalton, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017 . He was born in Pittsfield on November 17, 1949, the son of Jean Cormier Biggart and the late William H. Biggart, Jr. He was educated in Dalton schools and graduated from Wahconah High School.
David served in the United States Army from September 3, 1969 until his discharge on April 6, 1971. He served in the 23rd Infantry Division in Vietnam. He attained the rank of Sargeant and was awarded the Bronze Star, as well as the Purple Heart.
David was employed at Berkshire Custom Coating for ten years, retiring in 2007. He had previously worked at the former Eaton Paper for twenty-five years. He was a communicant of St. Agnes Church, a member of the Dalton American Legion; Past Commander and life-long member of the Dalton VFW. He enjoyed music, antique cars, and family gatherings
Besides his mother: Jean Biggart of Dalton; David is survived by his two daughters: Tami-Jo Saunders of Pickins, SC, and Shannon J. Biggart of Pittsfield; four grandchildren: Joshua, Tanner, Shauna, and Sophia; one great-grand-daughter: Isabele; his sister: Donna L. and Robert DuCharme of Pittsfield; his life-long companion: Beth Mason of Dalton; his two nephews: Scott and Jason DuCharme; two great-nieces, and one great-nephew. He was pre-deceased by his son: David J. Biggart, Jr. and his brother: William H. Biggart, III.
Funeral services with full military honors will be private and at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in David's memory to St. Agnes Church or Dalton Ambulance and Rescue in care of the DERY-FOLEY FUNERAL HOME, 890 East Main Street, Dalton, MA 01226.
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