David L. Steele

March 29, 1937 –  July 17, 2017 

Woodstock, NH


David L. Steele, 80, of Eastside Road passed away Monday, July 17, 2017 at his home following a short illness.


Born on March 29, 1937 in Plymouth, NH, he was the son of Lawrence and Frances (Bailey) Steele.


David grew up in Thornton, NH and attended Thornton schools.  He then went on to attend Bentley College in Mass.


He served in the US Army and reserves for six years.


He began his career in accounting with small accounting firms in the Boston area, then with Ratheon and then Damon Corporation where he started as an accounting manager, retiring as the Controller on December 15, 1989 at the age of 52.


His greatest passion was his vegetable garden and spending time with grandchildren.  He also enjoyed reading and investing.


His parents pre-deceased him.


He leaves two sons David L. Steele, Jr., of Sudbury, MA,  and Stephen Steele and wife Robin of Bedford, MA; three grandchildren: Lucas, Lindsey, and Nicole Steele; a sister Pam Bradley of Exeter, NH; his partner Linda Lourie of  Needham, MA and her children David Lourie, Michael Lourie (deceased), and Susan Lourie-Schueth as well as two nieces, one nephew, several aunts, uncles, and cousins.


A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm Thursday, July 20 at Pemi Valley Church, RTE 3, Woodstock, NH.  Burial will follow at

Pine Grove Cemetery in Thornton. There are no calling hours.


Arrangements are by Fournier-Hale Funeral Home, 144 Main Street, No. Woodstock, NH.


Online guestbook at www.fournier-hale.com.

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