BURLINGTON - Frederick G. "Doug" Chioffi, age 67, died Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the FAHC, due to complications from surgery.
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He was born in Rutland, Vt., the son of Frederick and Gertrude Chioffi. Doug was a graduate of Immaculate Heart of Mary School, Mount St. Joseph Academy, The University of Vermont and The University of Maine, School of Law.
He received a commission in the United States Army and proudly served his country as an officer in the Vietnam War until Medevaced to the hospital at Camp Zama, Japan.
Although infused with a sometimes misunderstood, uniquely wry sense of humor, Doug also had a generous, tender heart and a kind and giving soul. He will be remembered by the people that loved him as a person of extreme inner strength and despite many adversities, he had the ability to persevere.
There will be no viewing or formal services. A party in celebration of his life will be scheduled at a later date.
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Published in Rutland Herald on Mar. 14, 2013