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David Dean McWethy

April 8, 1939 November 17, 2018
David Dean McWethy
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David Dean McWethy, of Dover, DE, passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the age of 79.
David McWethy was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on April 8, 1939 to the late Elona Byington and Dean McWethy.
David was a graduate of Byron High School, Michigan, valedictorian for the class of 1956. He went on to study at Michigan State University, receiving his Bachelor and Master degrees and then to Iowa State, being conferred his PhD in Industrial Education in 1973. He worked as a professor in the Faculty of Eduction at McGill University in Montreal, Canada for 29 years before retiring in 2002.

Dr. McWethy had the opportunity to work overseas on several occasions during his career, living in Nigeria, Kenya, England and Indonesia, always bringing family along for the adventure. He and wife, Carol, also traveled extensively in Europe and Asia over the years.

David is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Carol McWethy, of Dover, DE; Son, Dwight McWethy, of Beijing, China; daughter, Jill Lake (Beth) of Gambrills, MD; sisters, Claudia Mosier, of Chicago, IL and Carol Osborn, of Three Rivers, MI; and grandchildren, Jessica, Diana and Trevor.

Memorial Services will be held 2pm Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Torbert Funeral Chapel South, 1145 E. Lebanon Rd (Rt10), Dover. Friends may call one hour prior.

In lieu of flowers the family asks contributions in David’s name be made to Patient Services Inc. (https://www.patientservicesinc.org/donate, 1-800-366-7741) or Modern Maturity Center, Dover (https://www.modern-maturity.org/giving.htm,302-734-1200).


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1145 E. Lebanon Road
Dover, DE 19901

Torbert Funeral Chapels - Lebanon Road
1145 E. Lebanon Road Dover 19901 DE
United States
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