David K. Balser

January 19, 1943 ~ September 30, 2018 (age 75)

David K. Balser, a resident of Newburyport, died peacefully at his home on September 30, 2018 with his wife, Susan, and his dog, Brady, by his side. 

David was born in Salem, MA on January 19, 1943 to the late Arthur and Wilma (Wentworth) Balser. David grew up in Danvers, MA and attended Danvers High School and graduated from Brewster Academy. During his school years David particularly excelled in basketball at Danvers High School. He coached Little League Baseball and Youth Soccer in Danvers. 

David was in automotive sales for many years. Later in life he owned his own business, Balser Promotions and Consulting, selling corporate apparel and promotional items.

Dave was a friend of Bill Wilson for 37 years. He enjoyed taking daily walks on the boardwalk in Newburyport greeting everyone along the way. He was also an avid Red Sox fan. 

David is survived by his wife, Susan (Esty); brothers and their spouses, Arthur and Diane;  Donald and Linda; and Bernard; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call on Saturday Oct. 6, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00PM at the Twomey, LeBlanc, & Conte Funeral Home 193 High St. Newburyport, MA 01950. Parking available behind the Funeral Home. His Funeral Service will be celebrated in the Funeral Home following the calling hours at 1:30 PM. Burial will be private at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in David’s name to the Link House in Newburyport online at or All Sato Rescue online at

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