Ipswich – David Wegzyn, 61, of Ipswich Massachusetts passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Massachusetts General Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was born in Ipswich on October 29, 1956 as the son of Gladys (Baran) Wegzyn and the late Frederick Wegzyn of Ipswich.
David was a 1974 graduate of Ipswich High School who grew up on his family farm tending to the: cattle, pigs, vegetables along with haying. David loved farming, the outdoors, and farm equipment with hay and tractor work being his specialty. He was also a licensed plumber who worked for many local plumbers in the area.
He leaves behind his mother Gladys, his brother Paul and wife Deborah, his brother Fred, and Debbie, and his beloved nephew, Paul Felix. He is predeceased by his father Frederick, his other brother Peter, Paul’s twin, and his border collies, Chester and Candy. He also leaves Mario Marini, who he considered a second father and Mario’s son, Michael Marini, who David considered an adopted brother. He also leaves his caring companion, Meredith Drinkwater of Maine and their dogs, Lulu, Fritz and Bones.
He will be missed by the local farming community and all of his other friends and relatives.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday April 14th. at 10:30 A.M. at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church 54 Linebrook Road, Ipswich. Burial will follow in the New Highland Cemetery 29 Town Farm Road, Ipswich. Visiting hours will be Friday April 13th. from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. in the Morris Funeral Home 45 North Main Street, Ipswich. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flower please make a donation in David’s name to: the St. Lawrence Literary Society 14 Fairview Avenue Ipswich, MA 01938. To send a condolence to the Wegzyn family please go to: MorrisFH.com .