Dave died May 8, 2019.
He grew up in the Philadelphia area, where he graduated from the Haverford School. At Princeton he was in Elm Club and the Literary Club. He was on the freshman squash team and varsity crew.
During World War II he was a platoon sergeant in the 22nd Regiment, 6th Marine division, in Guam, Saipan, and China. He graduated in English and began his career with Strawbridge & Clothier as a buyer of women’s handbags. He held several positions in business and finance, started a computer-consulting company, and was drawn back into sales at Belk, where he worked until the age of 90.
Dave and his wife, Catherine, were active in church communities wherever they lived, singing in the choir and serving the Stephen Ministries.
Dave was predeceased by his first wife, Marilu Wanner; his brother, John Higgins Remer; and his wife, Catherine Meadows. Dave is survived by his daughter, Susan Luchetti; sons Michael Remer and Stephen Remer; stepsons Chris Meadows and his wife, Marsha, Todd Meadows and his wife, Roberta, Scott Meadows and his wife, Susan, and Drew Meadows and his wife, Nita; 21 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.