Ernest J. Davoll, Sr., 88

Dec 12, 2023

ROCHESTER – Ernest J. Davoll, Sr., 88, died Sunday, December 10, 2023 at his home in Rochester just a few days prior to his 89th birthday. He was the husband of the late Arabelle (Burns) Davoll.

Born in Middleboro, he was the son of the late Irving E. Salley and Ruth (Henshaw) Davoll. He moved to Rochester at the age of 15. Mr. Davoll was a general contractor and the owner of Quality Carpentry. After his retirement, he worked full-time operating his hay farm.

He was a longtime member and former deacon of the First Congregational Church in Rochester, and was a volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 31.

Survivors include his children, Monica and her husband Lenny Gillis of Norwood; Ernest J. Davoll, Jr. and his wife Bing of Tiverton; RI and Victor Meservey of Ocala, FL; his sister, Harriet and her husband Robert Sherman of Rochester. Ernest’s numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, will miss his wisdom and companionship greatly. His survivors will look fondly on their memories of his quick wit and warm smile.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit on Thurs., Dec. 14, 2023 at Chapman Funerals & Cremations – Wareham, 2599 Cranberry Hwy. (Rt. 28), Wareham from 4 – 7 p.m. His funeral service will be held on Fri, Dec. 15th at 10 a.m. in the First Congregational Church, 11 Constitution Way, Rochester. Interment will follow in Rochester Center Cemetery.

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