Dave was born in Newark, New Jersey on March 29, 1936, he was the dear son of the late Hugo Sr. and Mary (Loefler) Wiberg. Dave was raised in Waterbury, CT and graduated from Worcester High School. He furthered his education, earning a Bachelor’s Degree from Boston University. Prior to retiring, Dave was a Financial Analyst for Avco Everett Research Labs, where he was a dedicated and faithful employee for many years. Dave married his “sweetheart” Carol J. Fahey on September 3, 1955, they moved to Wilmington in 1959, where they raised their family and made countless memories to share for generations to come. Dave was devoted to his family and very active in their lives. He was very involved in Wilmington Youth Hockey, taking many responsibilities as a coach, treasurer, and coordinator. Dave loved children, his endearing personality and playful spirit earned him the title of “neighborhood playmate”, he was always helping not only his children but their friends and neighbors, everyone loved Dave. Dave was a talented musician, he played the tuba for the Salvation Army Band and the New England Brass Band for many years. In his spare time, Dave loved to cook, cinnamon bread being his specialty and a family favorite, he also enjoyed sailing, gardening, and was a runner in his early years. Dave also took a shine to camera’s and became an avid photographer over the years.
Dave will be fondly remembered as a devoted family man, a wonderful friend and neighbor. Dave was kind, caring, a person who would do anything for anyone, he will be greatly missed.
Family and Friends will gather for a Funeral Service on Monday, April 16th at 11:00 a.m. in the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours Sunday, April 15th from 2-6 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in Dave’s memory may be made to the Sawtelle Family Hospice House, 320 Haverhill St., Reading, MA 01867.