Archive for March 17th, 2016

March 17th, 2016

Beloved WHS Teacher Passes

by Christopher O'Brien

David Pape, an engaging and beloved Social Studies teacher for the past 19 years, died this past weekend at the young age of 43. He passed away in his sleep of natural causes.

Prior to becoming a teacher, he was a sports writer at the Waterbury Republican-American for two years. At the High School he was an advisor to many student organizations, including the school newspaper.

Calling hours will be Friday from 4- 7 pm at Woodtick Memorial Funeral Home.

A funeral mass will be held at St. Michael’s Church (62 St. Michael Dr.) in Bucks Hill at 10 am on Saturday.

A community vigil is scheduled on the Wolcott Green Saturday evening, March 19th from 6:30-8:00. Please bring a candle.

A fundraiser for David’s children will be held at Lakewood Lanes on April 15th from 1-3 pm. contact 203-574-5131 for more information.