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David E. Cuthbertson

April 13, 2022 ~ April 13, 2022


David E Cuthbertson, 86, of Hudson NH passed away on Friday, November 12, 2021 after a period of declining health due to COPD.

He was the son of Clyde and Myrtle Cuthbertson.  He was born in Fitchburg, MA and lived there until they moved to Hudson NH when he was in high school.  He was married to Marlene (Shaw) Cuthbertson for 60 years until her death last year. 

He is survived by daughters Debbie Hanks of Hudson and Gail Cuthbertson of Milford.  His grandson Adam Hanks and wife Elizabeth live in Nashua with their sons, David's great grandsons, Ian and Jacob.  

David was the oldest of five children.  Surviving siblings are Jane Ruiter, Sue Guilbert  and her husband Normand, Lee Cuthbertson and his wife Marlene, and sister-in-law Pat Cuthbertson, .  He was predeceased by his brother Ray Cuthbertson and brother-in-law Miles Ruiter. 

After graduating from Alvirne High School, Class of 1953, David proudly served in the United States Air Force.  He worked as an electrical engineer for many years, with most of his career at Frequency Sources in Chelmsford, MA .  David enjoyed working with wood, tinkering on cars, and doing puzzles.  He was an all around handyman. He loved to travel and go on cruises with his wife Marlene. 

Graveside services will be held Sunday, June 5, 2022 at 1pm in Hillside Cemetery, North Berwick, ME. 
Service arrangements are entrusted to the  Johnson Funeral Home, North Berwick, ME. Condolences may be expressed at

 In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in David's loving memory the American Cancer Society at or a charity of your choice.

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Graveside Services
June 5, 2022

1:00 PM
Hillside Cemetery, North Berwick
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American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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