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Obituary: John David Noftle, 52

Jun 23, 2016 07:08AM ● By Theresa Gilman

TEWKSBURY - John David Noftle, age 52, passed away on the evening of June 6, 2016, at L.G.H., from an apparent heart attack. John was born on August 26 1963 , a beloved son of Robert J. Noftle Sr., of Zephyr Hills, FL, and the late Faith M. (Martin) Noftle. 

John was a long time resident of the Tewksbury and Lowell area, and attended the Tewksbury School systems.

He was an advocate for animals and instrumental in helping with the well-being of felines. He had a compassion for all people and was always there to help others out. John was always quick with a joke and always made people feel good, which was a true gift. 

Besides his father, he leaves his brothers, Robert J. Noftle Jr., and his wife Deborah (Lawrie) of Hollis, NH, William M. Noftle and his wife Louise (Harmon) of Tewksbury, Thomas W. Noftle of Tewksbury; a sister, Marie Mallahan of Concord, NH; and was predeceased by his brother Peter M. Noftle. He also leaves behind countless friends and colleagues. He was a true blessing. 

There will be a Celebration of Life for him on July 23rd 11:00 AM at Tewksbury United Methodist Church, 2335 Main St. Tewksbury, MA 01876. 

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in his name to either: MSPCA at Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844 visit or My Father’s House, P.O. Box 2003, N. Chelmsford, MA 01863 visit Arrangements were through Tewksbury Funeral Home
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