David G. Kumph
David G. Kumph, 81, of Ipswich, died Monday,
April 27, 2020 in the Seasons of Danvers Assisted Living. He was the
husband of the late Beverly A.
(Densmore) Kumph who died in September
David was born in Boston on July 8, 1938 one of
eight children of the late Clifton W. and Eleanor (Homan) Kumph. He was
raised on Lawrence Street, South Boston where he also attended public
schools. Married in 1960 the Kumph’s made their home and raised their
family in Danvers. With a grown family they relocated to Ipswich.
His professional career was that of a salesman
in the wholesale floral business, where he made many lifelong friends.
He was a “strong family man.”
He loved his time with family and friends
boating in the local waters, and traveling with his wife, Beverly.
hobbies included working on anything with a motor; cars, trucks,
motorcycles, lawnmowers, boats, snow blowers, etc.
will be remembered for his kind demeanor and readiness of a quick joke.
He was a member of the Amity-Mosaic Masonic
Lodge AF&AM of Danvers and the St. John Masonic Lodge AF&AM on Tremont
Street in Boston.
David is survived by a son, Kenneth A. Kumph and
his wife Lisa of Georgetown; two daughters, Christine M. Wright and her
husband Brian of Ipswich, Lynne M. Rocco and her husband Andrew of Lynn;
seven grandchildren, Jacqueline Kumph of NH, Matthew Kumph and his fiancé
Kimberly Nowers of Newburyport, Benjamin Kumph of the US Virgin Islands,
Stephen Sweet and his wife Adrianne of Gloucester, Kody Selvo of Ipswich,
Zachary Rocco of Lynn, Jacob Rocco of Lynn and two great grandchildren
Clara Rose and Gloria Grace Sweet (as well as his favorite grand dog,
Jessie). He was the father of the late infant Kimberly A. Kumph. He is
also survived by a sister, Nancy Bardetti of Plymouth and many nieces and
was the brother of the late Allen Kumph formerly of SC, Charles Kumph
formerly of ME, Clifton Kumph formerly of NV, Phillip Kumph formerly of
Peabody, Danelda Munger and Elizabeth Pamboukis both formerly of
Funeral services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the
direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich. The Kumph family
would like to thank the Staff at Seasons of Danvers for their selfless and
loving care of David in recent months. Memorial contributions in his name
may be made to The Salvation Army of Boston.
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