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“Dear Dave, Marie and Family: Sorry to hear about your loss. My sympathy and prayers go out to you. May wonderful memories of your time with your...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Dan Repas - Avon, OH - Friend

“Dear Carlyne & family: May God comfort you and grant you peace on the loss of David. Have known him for years since going to the American Legion. ...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Theresa Stemkowski - Lorain, OH

“My heartfelt sorrow, sympathy, love and condolences to the entire McQuate family. I have so many fond memories of your family and especially, Marie,...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Alane King - North Royalton, OH

“I always looked forward to Dave's visit to my office once or twice a year, he always had a smile and was of good cheer. Sympathy and prayers for...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Tom and Mary Ann Logar - Lorain, OH

“So sorry for your loss. Dave was my forman at Ford for many years. I respected him and became good friends with him. We golfed, bowled and...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Doug and Karen Howell - KY

“Dear Carlyne, Melissa & family, I want to express my heartfelt sympathy on the loss of David. You and your family are in my thoughts & prayers...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Kaye Oswald - Elyira, OH - friend

“So sorry for your loss. May you all find the peace and comfort you need at this time. It was my honor to have been blessed with his friendship. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Donna Wilson - Amherst, OH

“Dear Carlyne, I am sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. I hope you are doing well. Love you, Julie (Pipecleaner) ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Julie Anthony - Elyria, OH

“Dave and your family, I am very sorry to hear of the great loss of your Dad. My deepest heartfelt condolences to you and you family. Mark DiMaio ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Mark DiMaio - Philadelphia, PA

“We are deeply saddened by David's passing. He has been a part of our lives since Junior High. A wonderful man, honest, kind and caring. As a friend...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Kenneth Short - Lorain, OH


David W. McQuate, 69, of Lorain, passed away Friday, March 9, 2012 at Mercy Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
Born August 3, 1942 in Springfield, Ohio, he came to Lorain in 1948 where he graduated from Lorain High School, Class of 1960B. He lived his entire life in Lorain.
In 1990, David retired as a Scheduler from Ford Motor Company Lorain Assembly Plant after 29 1/2 years.
David enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his seven grandchildren. He enjoyed traveling on family vacations. Two of his favorite spots were the Outerbanks, NC and Plevna, Ontario, Canada. Over the years, he was a member of several golf and bowling leagues. He loved to fish and teach his grandchildren to fish. He was also a member of numerous service organizations.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Carlyne (nee Johnson); sons David S. (Kathleen) McQuate of Doylestown, PA, and Michael (Melissa) A. McQuate of Amherst; daughters Marie A. (Jeffrey) Waugh of Pickerington, OH and Denise L. Tuma of Katy, TX; and grandchildren, Jared, Colleen, Justin, Erin, Samantha, Nicholas, and Sean.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marshall and Harriet "Ruth" (nee Grubbs) McQuate; and brothers, Glenn and Darryl.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 13th from 2:00 p.m. until the time of services at 7:00 p.m. in the Dovin Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Rd., Amherst. Rev. Mark Pemberton, pastor of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Amherst, will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Salvation Army, 2506 Broadway, Lorain, OH, 44052 or Catholic Charities, 203 West 8th Street, Lorain, OH, 44052.