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David and baby Michael
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Lissa and David at Disneyland
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Nancy and David
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Baby David
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Bar Mitzvah - 1972
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Senior year - NNHS - 1978
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Adam, Nancy, David, and Jane - Mother's Day
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School photo
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Camping in NH - Of course he's at the top!
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Danvers - early 2000's
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Building the tree house in Danvers - 2002
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David and Michael
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David and his mom at Nancy's wedding - 1990
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Deacon Blues, which David showed in the New England Auto Show
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Thanksgiving at Ray and June's
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David and Lissa
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The family at our Newton home
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Senior Prom - 1978
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David, Nancy, and Byla at Lost River, NH
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Junior Prom with Karen - 1977
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You did it! - High school graduation - 1978
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David, Howard, and Nancy at Lost River, NH
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Looking cool at the Burlington Mall - 1971
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The famous pool "mishap" - David, Uncle Ray, Aunt June - Belmont
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At the grandparents house in Chelsea
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Cousin Barbara and David in Belmont
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Digging the deepest hole - at Winthrop Beach
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Goofing around at Winthrop Beach
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David's Bar Mitzvah reception - age 13
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David and Nancy - 1966
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Sleepover with Nancy, David, and Dana
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The daredevil about to jump in - the Cape - summer 1966
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David and his cousin Dana - Chess match!
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David with Belmont neighborhood friends Stevie, Lene, and sister Nancy
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David and Nancy at Nantasket - summer of 1965
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Nancy and David
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Photo booth :)
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David's First Day of School - 1964
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David and his sister Nancy
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This is probably where his love of boats began!
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David and friend at Nantasket - 1965
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Byla, David, and Fran - Belmont house
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David (10 mos.) at Belmont backyard
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David (2 mos.) and Howard - 1959
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David (5 mos.) and Byla - 1959
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Baby David - 1960
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David with his dad
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David with his mom
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Grandma and Grandpa Borr, Beverly and Boris, Todd, David and Byla
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David with his grandma Gert
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David with Grandpa Bill
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David, his cousin Dana, and Uncle Bobby
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“I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of Dave. My condolences go out to all of his family! I have so many memories that go back so many years that...Read More »
58 of 69 | Posted by: Christine Sullivan - Lynn, MA

“Cousin David but always the "cuz" as we called each other. I miss you dearly and have been discombobulated since your sudden passing. Always the die...Read More »
59 of 69 | Posted by: Dana Riseberg - Family

“So very sorry for your loss. I was looking forward to working with him. He seemed to be a very interesting person. ”
60 of 69 | Posted by: Carleton Andersen - FRAMINGHAM, MA

“I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great friend to me, a great listener. I enjoyed his company. ”
61 of 69 | Posted by: Susan Drennan - Harmony, PA

“This is so hard to believe. My sincere condolences to Laurie and Family of David. I AM SO VERY SORRY for your loss. ”
62 of 69 | Posted by: Amy Noble - Peabody, MA - Friend

“Laurie, I am so sorry to hear of your loss! ”
63 of 69 | Posted by: Jan-Ellen Blumenthal - Portland, ME

“Laurie, my heart hurts for you. All my love and prayers. ”
64 of 69 | Posted by: Marytheresa DiConzo - MA

“Laurie and Family. We are so deeply sorry for your loss our condolences to you and your family. Big hugs and prayers sent to you Laurie. Xoxo ”
65 of 69 | Posted by: Joan and Dave Hamilton - Hooksett, NH

“So very sorry for your family loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you all through this very sad time ”
66 of 69 | Posted by: Julie Dortona - Salem, NH

“Michael, we are saddened to hear of your fathers passing. Know we are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.Love, Karen & Marty ”
67 of 69 | Posted by: Karen Rolfe - Paxton, MA - Family

“My sympathies to Laurie and deepest condolences to all of his children and grandchildren who he loved dearly. He was a proud and devoted father and a...Read More »
68 of 69 | Posted by: Michael Riseberg - Newton, MA

“We are shocked and saddened at the news of David's passing. I clearly remember seeing him for the first time when he was 4 months old (!) at Howard...Read More »
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Ashland - David Borr would fix pretty much anything with a motor...or anything for that matter. Always up for a challenge and willing to help family, friends or neighbors once he set his mind and hands to the project it would be completed.

David A. Borr was born on July 19, 1959 in Bath, Maine a son of the late Howard and Byla (Riseberg) Borr. Raised in Newton he graduated from Newton North High School and attended Mount Ida College.

He worked on various levels, including part-owner, of his family's business, Borr Auto Parts in Chelsea.

Dave loved all things motor related, a ride on his Harley Davidson motorcycle, junk food and above all his family. He married Waltham native Laurie A. Nutile on June 1, 2013 and they lived a short while in Natick before making Ashland their home.

Dave died unexpectedly on Wednesday. January 19, 2022. He was 62.

He leaves his wife of eight years, Laurie A. (Nutile) Borr. Father of Michael Borr (Erin Maurer) of Worcester, Amy Bean (Nick) of Danvers and Eric Borr (Jenna) of Methuen; grandfather of Jordan and Nickolas; his sister, Nancy Borr of Chelmsford; brother-in-law of Bonnie Keefe (Edward) of Marlborough and Charlene Maron of Framingham; son-in-law of Joseph Nutile (Sheryl) of Waltham and the late Barbara A. Raguso;

Family and friends will honor and remember David's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Thursday, January 27th from 4 to 7 p.m. followed by his funeral service at 7 p.m.

Memorials in his name may be made to Shriners Children's Hospital in Boston, 51 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114.