David R. Onofrio, 52

David Onofrio

David Onofrio

BRIDGTON — David R. Onofrio, 52, of Norway died unexpectedly on Monday, March 23, 2015, in Bridgton.

David was born in Norway on Dec. 14, 1962, a son of Richard N. and Mary Lou (Cullinan) Onofrio. He attended local schools and was a 1981 graduate of Oxford Hills High School.

David was a skilled carpenter and enjoyed this trade for most of his life. He had been employed by KBS Building Systems in South Paris, where he was also a foreman. Prior to that, he worked for Waterford Homes and Robinson Manufacturing.

He taught karate in his own studio and was a second-degree black belt. David also enjoyed snowmobiling, pontoon-boating and hiking, and was an avid expert skier. He was an animal lover and had a gentle spirit.

He married his loving wife, Gracie Pike of Waterford, on Aug. 9, 1991.

Besides his wife, he leaves behind his parents, Richard N. and Mary Lou Onofrio of Norway and Florida; his daughter, Tanesha Pottle of Perry; his son, Justin Onofrio of Augusta; a stepdaughter, Nichelle Herrick of Denmark; his sister, Sherry Grant, of Norway; his brother, Michael Onofrio of Lewiston; three grandchildren; a nephew and a niece.

Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.chandlerfunerals.com

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 27, at the Chandler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 45 Main Street, South Paris. Interment will be at Lakeview Cemetery, Norway in the spring.

If desired, donations in David’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association of Maine, 51 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074.

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