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Obituary for David Lee Hart

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Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 5:12 PM

David Lee Hart, 58 of Princeton died suddenly on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, while working his shift as a dispatcher for Princeton Rescue Squad. Born in Waterbury, CT June 7, 1958 he was the son of the late Edward Lucien and Betty Perugini Hart. He had been a resident of Princeton for the past 30 years moving here from Beckley.

David served at the Princeton Rescue Squad for the past 13 years, first as a Paramedic, then as a dispatcher after failing health slowed him down. He was of the Catholic faith and was a U.S. Navy veteran.

In addition to his parents, one sister, Sharon Ouellette, preceded him in death.
Survivors include four sisters, Mary Lou Hopkins of Staunton, VA, Cynthia Conard of Terryville, CT, Audrey Hart of Illinois and Peggy Difronzo of Wolcott, CT; three brothers, Richard Hart of Wolcott, CT, Harry Michael Hart of Hampton, VA and Tommy Hart of Naugatuck, CT.

In keeping with his wishes David was cremated. EMS Memorial Services to celebrate the life of David will be conducted 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the George W. Seaver Chapel of Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton with Princeton Rescue Squad Chaplain Daniel Gunnoe officiating.


A second service will be conducted Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Waterbury, CT and his remains will be interred in the family cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 10:00 AM to the service hour on Wednesday.

Memorial contributions to honor David may be made to the Princeton Rescue Squad Building Fund, 701 Stafford Dr., Princeton, WV 24740.
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Published on  May 22, 2017

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