David S. McDevitt, 50

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David S. McDevitt

WINDHAM — David Scott McDevitt, 50, died on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at his home after a brief illness.

He was born in Portland on May 17, 1963, the son of James and A. Jeannette (Spofford) McDevitt.

David held several positions throughout his life in maintenance and night watch. He worked at the Yorktown Paper Mill in the 1980s as a machine operator. David was also a finish carpenter, but he most enjoyed his position as a cook for Indian Acres in Fryeburg. He loved to cook for everyone.

David was an easy going, fun loving guy with a contagious laugh. He was a devoted family man, and gave up his last few years to help and care for his elderly mother.

David is survived by his mother; daughter, Amanda McDevitt of Jay; son, Mathew McDevitt of Hopewell, Va.; a granddaughter and future granddaughter expected in March; two brothers, Thomas McDevitt of Windham, and Randy McDevitt of West Gardener; sister, Sue Ellen Kiesman of Fryeburg; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his father; oldest brother, Jimmy; and a niece.

Visitation was held on Monday, Feb. 10, at the Dolby Funeral Chapel, 434 River Road, Windham, where a memorial service was held at 3 p.m. following the visitation. Burial will be in the spring at the Arlington Cemetery, Windham. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.dolbyfuneralchapels.com

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