David R. Urban, 62, of Derry, NH, passed away Wednesday March 20, 2019, at his home surrounded by loved ones after a courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma. He was born February 4, 1957 in Waukesha, WI and was the son of the late Tsuruko (Kina) Hogenmiller and George Urban. David was raised and educated in Waukesha and has been a resident of Derry for the past 16 years.
David proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. from 1975 to 1979 attaining the rank of Sergeant. He was a Maintenance Manager with National Gypsum Co. for many years. He was an avid Harley Davison owner and loved to work on bikes. He also loved to travel with his wife and friends, especially to Cozumel and was a cigar and tequila aficionado.
Members of the family include his loving wife, Trish Urban, two step daughters, Tarah and Brianna, step father, Jim Hogenmiller, four sisters and their spouses, Anna Marie & Dave Miller, Georgie & Steve Sexton, Lisa & Dave Pierce and Misty & Stephanie Knuteson, two sisters-in-law, Liz St. George and Kim St. George, late brother-in-law, Richie St. George as well as many nieces and nephews and many beloved friends.
After cremation, calling hours were held Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 2 to 5pm at the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 10:00am in St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 26 Crystal Ave. Derry. Burial followed in the NH State Veterans Cemetery, Rt 3, Boscawen, NH. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, P.O. Box 414238, Boston, MA 02241 - 4238.