David G. Therrien, 72, passed peacefully on March 27, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. He was born the son of the late Raoul "Ralph" and Simone (Grimard) Therrien in Manchester, NH, and later retired to Naples, Florida.
Family includes long-time partner in fun Susan Cotton; four children, daughter Tracy Hanson and Rob, son David R. Therrien and Joyce, daughter Shelley Therrien and Oscy, daughter Krysten Cohen and Nate. He was loved by six grandchildren, Lauryn, Sabryna, Brianna, Ryan, Camden, and Molly. His siblings include sisters Arleen Potter, Janet Hunkins, Suzanne Bunnell, late brother Ralph "Sonny" Therrien Jr., and their children.
David owned and operated his family's business, Ralph Therrien & Son Quality Painting, which was established by his father in 1950, the same year David was born. Over the years he became known as both a fine craftsman and artist due to his meticulous attention to detail and his expertise in customizing colors and finishes for his clients. Projects include work in countless elegant homes and institutions such as The Manchester City Library, First Congregational Church, The General John Stark house, and several other important and historic buildings. The family business continues today with his son, David R. Therrien.
David loved fast cars. He typically had a unique sports car to drive. He also had a love and appreciation for classic cars and was given multiple awards for his immaculate restoration of collectible vehicles.
David was a very generous, fun, kind, and thoughtful person. He never had a bad word to say about anyone and was loved by so many people.
Above all else, David will be remembered as a devoted and loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend.
SERVICES: Calling hours are Sunday from 1pm to 4pm at Lambert Funeral Home and Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North St., Manchester, NH 03104. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 pm on Monday at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 225 Hemlock St., Manchester. Burial to follow in St. Augustin Cemetery, Manchester. To leave a message of condolence, please go to www,lambertfuneralhome.com.