DAVID L. SHORETTE

Posted Nov. 04, 2010, at 7:06 p.m.

BRADLEY and OLD TOWN – David Louis Shorette, 65, died Nov. 3, 2010, with his family by his side. He was born April 14, 1945, in Bradley, the son of Harold C. and Evelyn (English) Shorette. David grew up in Bradley and graduated from John Bapst High School in 1964. He proudly served his country for 20 years in the Air National Guard, and worked at the mill in Old Town for 29 years before his retirement in 2006. David was an active member of the community; he was a devoted member of St. Ann’s Church, Bradley, grand knight of Old Town Knights of Columbus Council 2537 and was also the past faithful navigator 4th Degree, Assembly 0364. He was a huge fan of the Boston Red Sox, and enjoyed planning trips to Portland to watch the Sea Dogs play. David was a great organizer and always generous with his time. David is survived by his loving wife, Kathy and her four children, Jennifer Emerson and Matt Harriman, Jason Shepard, Jeremy Shepard and Jeff Shepard; three grandchildren, Samantha, Jacob and Aidan; two brothers, Joel Shorette and his wife, Ruth Ann, and Dale Shorette and his wife, Lynn; one sister, Priscilla Applegate and her husband, Jim; many special nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, David was predeceased by his great-nephew, Eric. Family and friends are invited to call 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town, where a prayer service will be held 7 p.m. led by the Knights of Columbus. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at St. Ann’s Church, Bradley. Interment will be after at Evergreen Cemetery, Bradley. Afterward, all are invited to a light luncheon in the parish hall at Holy Family Church, Old Town. In lieu of flowers, donations in David’s honor may be made to the Social Justice and Peace Commission at Resurrection Parish, 429 Main St., Old Town, ME 04468. Notes of condolences may be left at www.birminghamfuneralhome.com. <>

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