First Responders 04

David Avery

July 14, 1971 ~ April 16, 2023 (age 51) 51 Years Old
Obituary Image

David Avery Obituary

David Avery, Jr. 

Loving father, son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend; 

David Avery, Jr. 51, of Pelham, New Hampshire, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday April 16, 2023, surrounded by his loved ones after a brief, but brave battle with colon cancer.  

He was the former husband to his beloved wife and "best friend" Debra Berube (Avery) of Tewksbury, MA. 

Born in Laconia, NH, on July 14, 1971, the son of David Avery, Sr. of Laconia, NH, who survives him, and the late Sandra (Caldwell) Avery, he attended Laconia Schools and was a graduate of Laconia High School in the class of 1991. 

Prior to his retirement, David was a Fire Dispatcher with the Hudson, NH Fire Department. Previously, he served as an On Call Fire Fighter at the Pelham Fire Department for 20 years. 

Among his interests, David was considered a fire buff and enjoyed all things related to firefighting, including fire photography, and was a collector of Fire memorabilia. 

He also loved spending time with his family, especially his children. 

Besides his former wife and best friend Debra, and his father, David is survived by a daughter: Maegan M. Avery of Tewksbury, MA; a son Matthew D. Avery of Tewksbury, MA; two sisters Janis Chapman and her husband Christopher of Moultonborough, NH, Kimberly Clifford and her husband Aaron of Berwick, Maine; and by many nieces, nephews, cousins. 

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend his visitation at the PELHAM FUNERAL HOME 11 NASHUA RD. in PELHAM on Monday April 24, 2023. At the family's request there will be a Fire Fighter only visitation from 9:30 A.M - 10:00 A.M. followed by public visitation from 10:00 A.M. to 12:15 P.M. His Service will follow in the Funeral Home at 12:30 P.M. Committal Services will be private for the family at a later time.     E-condolences/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to The Pelham Good Neighbor Fund P.O. Box 953 Pelham, NH  03076 . Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (603) 635-3333. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of David Avery, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know David Avery?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor David's memory.


Visitation for Fire Dept. Only
April 24, 2023

9:30 AM
Pelham Funeral Home
11 Nashua Road
Pelham, NH 03076

April 24, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Pelham Funeral Home
11 Nashua Road
Pelham, NH 03076

Funeral Service
April 24, 2023

12:30 PM
Pelham Funeral Home
11 Nashua Road
Pelham, NH 03076


Pelham Good Neighbor Fund
P.O. Box 953, Pelham NH 03076


© 2024 Pelham Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility