Family Login:


Share This Obituary
Resources

Arrangements made by

Joyce Funeral Home

245 Main Street
Waltham, MA 02453
Get Directions

Profile of Joyce Funeral Home

View Phone Number
View Fax Number

Send Flowers
flowers logo


Memories & Candles

“Dave and Brian sorry for loss. Your dad was my favorite uncle, playing ball with him at a about six or seven, going to Celtics games with him and my...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Jim Cail - Henderson, NV - Family

“David, very sorry to hear about your loss.My thoughts and prayers are with you and your familyPlease stay safeLary Ellstein ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: lary ellstein - seabrook, NH

“Brian, with all our love. The O'Reilly Family ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Peg Gentile - Waltham, MA

“Brian and David, I am so sorry for the loss of your dad, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your families at this very difficult time. May...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Michael Felix - Williamsville, IL

“Many fond memories of Dave and Joan from our Christ Church days; a gentle man. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: chuck mccullough - Mattapoisett, MA

“What can I say about this kind hearted veteran that always made it a point to make my day with a good morning comment. Then it was my "phone isnt...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Clare Connolly Welch - Waltham, MA

“Sincere condolences in the loss of Uncle David. Pam Redding Bretschneider (niece) and family ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Pamela Bretschneider - HOLLISTON, MA


Mr. David G. Durno, of Waltham, died on May 17, 2020 in Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He was 93.

David was born in Brookline on March 12, 1927, the son of the late Martin W. and Mary C. (Andrews) Durno. After graduating from Brookline High School he served in the Navy during World War II. Upon his return home he furthered his education at Boston University. He began his career working for General Mills Corp. and then went on to own and operate David Durno & Sons Food Broker. He enjoyed remaining active and belonged to the VFW in Waltham, the Masonic Lodge in Boston, the Elks Lodge in Lexington and the Retired Men's Club in Arlington.

He was the husband of the late Joan M. (Kasper) Durno and is survived by his sons, Brian S. Durno of Browns Summit, North Carolina and David G. Durno Jr. and his wife, Victoria, of Sandwich; his grandchildren, Sarah, Ashley, Lauren and Hayley Durno; his sister Susan Barrett and also leaves nieces, nephews and their families.

He was the brother of the late William Durno, Joseph Durno, Pauline Redding and Dorothy Cail.

Funeral services and entombment at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge are private.