NEWTON, N.H. — David J. Griskevich, age 53, of Newton, N.H., died unexpectedly Friday, March 5, 2010 at his home in Newton, N.H.

Born in Lawrence, he was the son of John Griskevich and the late Paulyna (DiSilva) Griskevich. He was a graduate of Tenney High School in Methuen and also the Berkeley School of Music in Boston. He was the General Manager at the Surf Club in Rye, N.H.

David was an active outdoors man and passionate bird hunter in the woods of Vermont and was a member of the Ruffed Grouse Society, he was also an avid fly fisherman. He was a classical guitar musician and enjoyed music. David was the co-founder of Rivers Edge Trading Company in Beverly.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie (Borisko) Griskevich of Newton, N.H.; and his father, John Griskevich of Windham, N.H. David also leaves his sisters and brothers, Susan G. Keefe of Waltham, Laura A. Griskevich, Lisa A. McEneaney and her husband Robert, William P. Griskevich and his wife Cynthia, all of Salem, N.H., and Paul J. Griskevich and his wife Maura of Methuen. He is also survived by his brother-in-law, Jack Borisko and his wife Pamela of Atkinson, N.H.; and several nieces and nephews. David was the son of the late Paulyna (DiSilva) Griskevich.

ARRANGEMENTS: Memorials can be made to the Ruffed Grouse Society, 451 McCormick Road, Coraopolis, PA 15108. At the families request, there are no calling hours. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Monday, March 15, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Unity on the River a Church of celebration 58 Macy St. (Route 110), Amesbury, next to the Rockingham Electric Plaza. For directions, visit www.unityontheriver.org, or call 978-834-7830. Arrangements are under the direction of the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Hone, Inc., 233 Lawrence St., Methuen. For condolences, visit pollardfuneralhome.com.

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