Rest In Peace

David E. Elwell, 74

PEABODY — David E. Elwell, 74, of Peabody, passed away March 9, his 74th birthday, at the Hunt Nursing Center in Danvers, following a lengthy illness.

David was born in Lynn on March 9, 1945, son of the late Hudson and Evelyn (Evans) Elwell. He was raised and educated in Saugus, and was a graduate of Saugus High School, Class of 1963.

Prior to his retirement, he worked as a heating technician for 30 years for various companies around the North Shore. David also had a love for cars, especially the Chevrolet Corvette. He was also a member of the Corvette Club.

David is survived by his wife, Deborah; his children, John Elwell, Peter Elwell, and Suzanne Martineau; nine grandchildren; his siblings, Alan Elwell and Eveyln Salois; his best friends, Bruce Rollins and Judith Grunst.

Service information: A visitation will be held on Monday, March 18 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the CONWAY, CAHILL-BRODEUR Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody. A funeral service will follow in the funeral home at 12 p.m. Donations may be made in his memory to the Peabody Senior Center, 75R Central St., Peabody, MA 01960. For directions and online guestbook, please visit


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