David A.'s Story
David A. Gangi, a longtime resident of Topsfield and Plum Island Newbury, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2017.
David was born on June 8, 1947, in Ipswich, to Anthony and Victoria (Bilzi) Gangi.
For many years David was president and CEO of Topsfield Village Shopping Centre and manager of the Family Centre Supermarket. He was also instrumental in the building of Topsfield Crossing and was involved in many community services in the Town of Topsfield.
David was a 1965 graduate of Masconomet High School and played on the undefeated 1963 football team. He graduated in 1969 from Boston College and attended Suffolk University Law School.
David was a huge sports enthusiast, an avid reader and enjoyed deep sea fishing trips. He was also a dear friend to many and was known for his many elaborate parties.
David was predeceased in death by his parents and sister Rosemary Gangi.
He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Cheryl (Ferguson) Gangi and loving cousins, nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to visitation on Monday, May 1, at the Mackey Funeral Home, 128 S. Main St., Rt. 114, Middleton, from 3 to 6 p.m. A service will follow at 6 p.m. at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in David's memory to: The Masconomet Alumni Association, P.O. Box 211, Boxford, MA 01921. Visit www.mackeyfuneralhome.com, to leave a condolence.
Published on  April 28, 2017