David Y Oliver

September 25, 1989 ~ August 10, 2019 (age 29)

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David Y. Oliver “Dave" of Roslindale passed away suddenly on August 10, 2019 at age 29. Born in Boston on September 25, 1989, graduate of Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Dave had been an electrician with John A. Penney Company of Cambridge since 2012.


The beloved son of Sally “Sue” Oliver and the late Harold Lee Oliver of Roslindale. Cherished brother of Leslie Oliver and her significant other Edward Henderson of Rockland, Lori Oliver of Worcester, Linda Chiappini of Carver, Harold Oliver of Bridgewater. Most loving Uncle to his nephew Vinny, who will miss him immensely, his Aunt Dianne and her husband Alexander Kohnert of CT, several nieces, nephews and cousins.


Dave was a dedicated hard worker; his proudest accomplishment was becoming a licensed journeyman electrician and member of Boston Local 103. Dave enjoyed spending quality time with his nephew Vinny, living life to the fullest, traveling, camping, fishing, telling stories, joking and making people laugh he was an avid Pats and Bruins fan.


Dave was equally loyal and devoted to his family and countless amazing friends; too many to name, with his huge smile and contagious laugh. Dave touched the lives of so many during his too short journey through life. Dave made friends everywhere he went and will be missed by so many. Dave was truly a Dorchester boy at heart.


A celebration of Dave’s life will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00pm. Immediate family and all his friends are invited to attend at Robert J. Lawler and Crosby Funeral Home 1803 Centre St. West Roxbury.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dave’s memory to The Local 103, Brotherhood Fund. 256 Freeport Street. Dorchester, MA 02122.


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