David L. Fortune, Sr., 64 of Second Street in Claremont, NH, died Tuesday (October 31, 2017) at his home following a period of failing health.
He was born in Newport, NH, on August 24, 1953, the son of Lawrence, Jr. and Priscilla (Bowlan) Fortune and had been a lifetime area resident. Davis was an accomplished stone mason and many of his beautiful works can be seen throughout the area. He was an outdoors person who loved fishing, rabbit hunting, gardening and spending time with his family.
Members of his family include his wife, Donna Picard, Claremont, NH; three sons, David L. Fortune, Jr., Claremont, NH; Jeff Fortune, Claremont, NH; Nathan Burns, Claremont, NH; two daughters, Shelley Fortune, Sunapee, NH; Alisia Godsoe, Newport, NH; many loving grandchildren, especially Jordan and Vander, and his adopted grandson Preston Sweet, USMC, three brothers, Bruce Fortune, Gardner, MA; Brian Fortune, Shirley, MA; Bill Fortune, Fitchburg, MA; two sisters, Patty Fellows, Claremont, NH; Karen Stewart, New Bern, NC and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, a brother, Peter Fortune, brother-in-law, Arnold Fellows, a sister, Joanne Legacy.
In keeping with David’s wishes, there will be no services at this time. A celebration of his life will be held later in the spring.
You are invited to share a memory of David with the family or leave a message of condolence in the family guest book. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Roy Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
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