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June M. (Saba) David

June 9, 1933 ~ December 6, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old

June David Obituary

June M. (Saba) David of West Roxbury, passed away on December 6, 2023. She was 90 years old.

June was born and raised in West Roxbury. She attended the Beethoven School and the Robert Gould Shaw School prior to her graduation from Roslindale High School in May 1950 as the youngest graduate. Later she attended classes at the Boston School of Banking and worked for Pilgrim Trust Bank and Northeastern university.  She also was the proprietor of The Finishing Touch nail salon in Dedham.

In June of 1955 she married the love of her life, Samir “Sam” David. They raised their family in West Roxbury and June began the greatest job of her life, mother and then later grandmother and great-grandmother. 

Always giving of her time, June spent years volunteering at the Faulkner Hospital and she also volunteered reading to special needs children at the Beethoven School. June served as Chairman of the Board at St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church in West Roxbury for many years.  Following her husband’s death in 1995, June was invited to become a Board member of the American Arabic Benevolent Assoc. and served on that Board, and as a member of it’s house committee and Cheriton Grove Corp. for 15 years. She was also the first female president of the Board of AABA from 2002-2004.

Above all else, June was happiest surrounded by her family and friends, especially her 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren who always kept her active and on her toes.

June was the dear and devoted wife of the late Samir David. Loving mother of Stephen David and his wife Theresa of Westwood and Lynne Resha and her husband Thomas of Westwood. Cherished grandmother “Sitti” of Nadine and David Cardoso, Erica Resha, Jason Resha, Camille and Matt Falkenham, Samir David, Ryan David, Alexis David and John David and great-grandmother of Oliver, Adriana, Zara and Emerson. She was the dear sister of Robert Saba of Walpole and the late Lila Ameer and Norma Noonan. Dear sister-in-law of Kenneth and Verna David of Norwood, Lawrence and Denise David of Walpole and Laurice David of Hingham. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

June’s Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at 11 a.m. at The First Parish of Westwood located at 252 Nahatan St. in WESTWOOD. Visitation will be held in the Church beginning at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in June’s memory may be made to AABA 18 Cheriton Rd. West Roxbury or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

June will be laid to rest with her beloved Sam at Brookdale Cemetery in Dedham.  

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December 12, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Parish of Westwood
252 Nahatan St.
Westwood, MA 02090

Funeral Service
December 12, 2023

11:00 AM
First Parish of Westwood
252 Nahatan St.
Westwood, MA 02090

Interment following funeral service
December 12, 2023

Brookdale Cemetery
86 Brookdale Ave
Dedham, MA 02026


American Arabic Benevolent Association
18 Cheriton Rd., West Roxbury MA 02132

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105


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