North Brookfield – David Joseph Libby, 79, long time Pastor of the North Brookfield Congregational Church, died on Friday, March 9, 2018 in his home with his family by him.
He leaves his wife of 57 years, Betty Ann (Warren) Libby; his son, David J. Libby; three daughters, Deborah A. Libby, Christine A. Jefferds and her husband Andrew, Jennifer A. Farmer and her husband Patrick; seventeen grandchildren, Kai Libby, Kali Libby, Kyrie Libby, Karina Libby, Kaiden Libby, Karsten Libby, Lydia Hubacz and her husband Zachary, Emily Sampson, Joshua Sampson, Dakota Jefferds, Isaiah Jefferds, Trenton Jefferds, Megan Gallagher, Libby Farmer, Stephanie Farmer, Rose Farmer, and Keeva Farmer. He was predeceased by his grandson, Patrick Farmer, his brother, Richard Libby and his sister, Belinda Weber. He was born in Hudson, son of the late Richard and Ann Libby and grew up in Washington, D.C, and later in Wheaton, IL.
Dave was the Pastor at North Brookfield Congregational Church for 41 years, before retiring in 2016. He was currently serving as Pastor Emeritus at that church.
Dave served over the years by developing the church, engaging on countless hours in sports activities with young adults and teens, as well as visiting people in need, in homes, hospitals, nursing homes, and anywhere he could bring a positive effect and caring spirit. Those who knew him would say that anytime going with him was a fun adventure.
Calling hours for Dave will be held on Friday, March 16, 2018, from 4 to 7PM in the North Brookfield Congregational Church, 144 Main St., North Brookfield. A Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, March 18, 2018, at 2:00PM in the North Brookfield Congregational Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the North Brookfield Congregational Church, 144 Main St., North Brookfield, MA 01535. Varnum Funeral Home, Inc., 43 East Main St., West Brookfield is assisting his family with arrangements.
First Congregational Church of North Brookfield
144 North Main Street, North Brookfield MA