David Henry Colten, 84 – late of Peabody, formerly of Delray Beach, Fla. Died on November 16, 2019.
Beloved husband of Roberta (Segal) Colten. Devoted father of Rick Colten and his wife Leslie of Beverly, and Debbie (Colten) Ferguson and her husband JC of Harvard. Cherished grandfather of Carlisle, Benjamin, Ella, and Marley. Dear son of the late Benjamin and Eva (Beich) Cohen.
David was born in Boston and grew up in Dorchester. He graduated from Roxbury Memorial High School and Boston University, and raised his family in Peabody. He was a social worker at the VA, Jewish Big Brother, and Executive Director of Jewish Family Service of the North Shore. He was a dedicated member of Temple Ner Tamid in Peabody. He loved tennis, travel and, most of all, his family and friends.
A graveside funeral service for David was held on November 18 at Sons of Abraham Cemetery, 18 Cole St., Beverly. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to a charity of your choice. (Stanetsky-Hymanson)