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David "Dave" F. Wiater

October 31, 1960 — April 1, 2023

Silas Creek Chapel

David "Dave" F. Wiater


Mr. David “Dave” F. Wiater, 62, of Southport, North Carolina, passed away with his family at his side April 1, 2023.  He was a caring and supportive husband of Jill “Jillie” Wiater and the loving father of Meaghan Wiater and Marissa Ernst.

Dave was currently Executive Director, Service Operations for Aetna CVS Health.  David enjoyed time spent on the beach, golf course and hanging with his Yellow Labrador Retrievers. He was an avid New York Mets and Giants fan. Go Orange, Go Blue!  Dave was a past parishioner of St.  Gregory the Great Catholic Church, Hamilton Square New Jersey. 

Dave was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Christine and Frank Sendzik; and his father, Felix Wiater.  He is survived by his wife Jill “Jillie”; his two daughters, Meaghan Wiater and Marissa Ernst (Dan); sisters, Karen Leonardi (Tom), Lynnette Nagle (Robert); nephews, Philip Leonardi (Lizzie), Stephen Leonardi (Taylor), and Tim Nagle; niece, Gracie Nagle; and great nephew, Vincent Leonardi.  David loved his Labs, Genevieve and Teddy. 

A memorial mass will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, June 1, 2023, at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church in Winston-Salem, NC.  Burial will take place at Holy Redeemer Cemetery in South Plainfield, NJ at the convenience of the family. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wrightsville Beach Sea Turtle Project, 707 Darwin Dr., Wilmington, NC 28405, The National Breast Cancer Coalition, www.stopbreastcancer.org, The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, www.cff.org, or Paws Place, 242 George II Highway SE, Winnabow, NC 28479.


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Thursday, June 1, 2023

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