David E. Sauriol, 48, Worked in Manufacturing

SauriolDavid E. Sauriol, 48, of Monson, son of the late Edward Sauriol and Jeannette (Allard) Sauriol of Haverhill, passed away suddenly Friday, Oct. 9.

Born and raised in Haverhill, he graduated as part of the Haverhill High School class of 1985. He furthered his education by earning his bachelor’s in chemical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He was most recently employed as a technical sales engineer at D.L. Thurrott. He spent more than 20 years in  manufacturing working on business development from both a technical and sales perspective including multiple years at Westvaco Corp and Greystone Inc.

Sauriol lived with his family in Monson since 1997, having previously resided in Covington, Virg. He has been active in the Monson community serving as an adult leader in Scout Troop 168 with his two sons, participating in numerous local theatre and independent film productions with his four daughters, and was a regular communicant of St. Patrick’s Parish. He spent much of his free time hiking including completion of the Appalachian Mountain Clubs 4000 Footer Lists; the White Mountain 48, the New England 67, and recently the New England’s 100 highest. Due to the traveling nature of his work, he constantly took advantage of his opportunities to explore new places. While traveling or after a long day of hiking, he could often be seen at a local pub with a beer in hand trying something new. He was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan and recently predicted the Patriots would go on to have a Perfect Season.

Besides his mother, he leaves his wife, Jo (Buswell) Sauriol; six children, Paul, Peter, Laura, Theresa, Katherine, and Elizabeth; and brother, Stephen Sauriol of Cicero, N.Y.

Relatives and friends may call Thursday, Oct. 15, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Beers & Story Funeral Home, 1475 N Main St, Palmer. His funeral will begin at St. Patrick’s Parish, 22 Green St, Monson, Friday, Oct. 16,  at 10 a.m. followed by a reception at Columbia Hall. Burial will be held privately at St. Joseph Cemetery in Haverhill. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sauriol Children Memorial Fund, Monson Savings Bank, 146 Main St, Monson, MA 01057, for the ongoing education and care of the Sauriol children.