David L. Knowlton, 65, of Linebrook Road, Ipswich, died Monday
morning September 15, 2008 in the Golden Living Healthcare
Center in Gloucester following his extended illness.
Born in Melrose December 16, 1942, he was the son of the late
Samuel L. and Dorothy (Macullar) Knowlton. He was a graduate of
Melrose public schools. He moved to Newmarch Street in Ipswich
in 1970 and bought Frank’s Volkswagen Clinic. A true Volkswagen
aficionado, he operated Dave’s VW Clinic for the next
thirty-eight years. He was also an avid sailor, and enjoyed
spending time on Ipswich Bay and beyond.
He is survived by his son, Steven D. Knowlton and his wife
Kristen of Ipswich, his daughter, Christine Knowlton of FL,
grandchildren Camryn and Jordyn Knowlton of Ipswich, and his
former wife, Judith Y. Knowlton of Rowley.
Private funeral services are under the direction of the
Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich.