David M. Jewett

FALMOUTH — David M. Jewett, 82, of Falmouth, passed peacefully from this life on Aug. 5, 2012, at Huntington Common in Kennebunk.

He was born in Clarks Summit, Pa., on Sept. 17, 1929, the son of Ray L. and Eva Maud McCartney Jewett. David was a graduate of Syracuse University and Temple University Medical School.

David proudly served our country in United States Navy. He was a family physician for 43 years in Ipswich, Mass., before his retirement in 2000. He was an avid sailing and skiing enthusiast.

David is survived by his wife, Marsha Effner Jewett of Falmouth; five children, Eric Jewett of Los Angeles, Calif., Elizabeth Jewett of Salisbury, Mass., Bruce Jewett of Portsmouth, N.H., W. Stephen Effner of Sweden and Megan Effner of Scarborough; one sister, Phyllis Wingeruth of Redwood, N.Y.; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

At David’s request, services will be private. Interment will be at Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta with military honors provided by the Maine Honor Guard. Arrangements are under the direction of Jones, Rich & Hutchins Funeral Homes, 199 Woodford Street, Portland.

Online condolences can be made to the family at www.jonesrichandhutchins.com

Please make desired donations in honor of David to the Alzheimer’s Association, Scarborough.

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