David Joseph Webster, 86, of Willington, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully, surrounded by his family on Wednesday November 9, 2022. Dave was born January 29, 1936 to Morton Joseph and Dorothy Fahey Webster in Rockville, Connecticut. He graduated from Rockville High School. Soon after, he began his career as a builder and developer mentored by his father. Dave went on to build thousands of homes and develop many commercial properties in the tri-town area. One of the developments Dave was especially proud of was Woodside Acres in Ellington.
Dave was an active, valued member of his community. He was a loyal lifetime member of many community organizations, local boards, and social clubs including, among several others: the Rockville Elks, the Italian Social Club, the TKB Club, the Exchange Club, and the Shriners. Dave enjoyed playing tournament setback and was proud of his many card championships. When he wasn’t playing cards, he was a well-known, dedicated Silver Sneakers member at Mansfield’s community center.
Dave will be remembered for his loving, easy going, and positive demeanor. Dave cherished and thoroughly embraced opportunities to spend time with his family and friends. Above all, Dave loved his family and spent his adult life doing anything to provide support and guidance. He never missed an opportunity to celebrate with family and always acknowledged milestones with thoughtful and loving cards.
Dave was predeceased by his parents, sisters Shirley Marshall and Elaine Morosek, and brother Warren (Wuzzy) Webster. Dave is survived by his four children: David Webster, Jr., Deborah and Daniel Higgins, Andrew and Antoinette Webster, and Kenneth and Patricia Webster. Dave is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 6 great- grandchildren who adored him immensely.
Relatives and friends may join the family on Thursday, November 17, 2022 between 4pm-7pm at the Tolland Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Merrow Road, Tolland. A Church Service will be held on Friday, November 18, 2022 at 11am at St. Johns Episcopal Church, 523 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon. Burial will follow at North Cemetery in Tolland. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Shriners Hospitals at www.donate.lovetotherescue.org. For online condolences please visit www.pietrasfuneralhome.com.