It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Gander Dave Handstad.
He was a Bay State Pond member, and a longtime Dual Member of the Hartford Pond. Dave fought a courageous battle with cancer and passed away this weekend surrounded by his family that he loved so much.
We will always remember his smile, his laugh, and his fellowship. Our condolences to Dave's wife Joan, and his children Eric and Kelsey.
A Memorial & Visitation will be held on Thursday evening, Dec. 4th from 6:30 to 8:30 and a Memorial Service on Friday, Dec. 5th at 11AM. They will be at Conte Funeral Home, 28 Florence Street, Andover, MA 01810.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Lahey Clinic Foundation. Contributions in memory of David Handstad can be made online at www.lahey.org/makeagift or Checks payable to Lahey Clinic Foundation in support of Pancreas and Liver Cancer Fund?can be mailed to Philanthropy, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805.
"Hail Friend, and Farewell"