David M. Furman

David M. Furman

David M. Furman

David M. Furman “Unky Dave,” 51, of North Branch, died Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Fairview University Medical Center in Minneapolis.

David was born in Columbia, S.C. to parents Joseph and Lillian (Berman) Furman. The family moved to New York City shortly after his birth and that is where David grew up and attended school.  David worked as a bus driver for many years.  He married Theresa Mochi April 1, 1984 in New York City. David and Theresa moved to Minnesota in 1988 to be near his parents, and in 1995 moved to North Branch where he has since resided and also worked as a bus driver for the school district.   David was an avid Ham Radio operator and was part of this extended family.  He was known as a “tech genius” by his family, as he could operate and fix anything when it came to this field.

David is survived by his wife, Theresa; his parents-in-laws, Robert and Jacqueline Mochi; sister-in-laws, Janet and Anthony Harding and Nora and Carl Mannuccia; brother-in-law, Robert and Karen Mochi and nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services were held 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at the Grandstrand Funeral Home in North Branch with Pastor Frank Gomes officiating.  Visitation was held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home Tuesday evening.  Private family interment will take place at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Grandstrand Funeral Home in North Branch.  Condolences maybe left at www.grandstrandfh.com.

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