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Douglas R. Ogilvie 1925 - 2012 HOOSICK FALLS, NY Douglas R. Ogilvie, 86, of Palm Coast, FL died Friday, March 30, 2012, at the Florida Hospital Flagler. Mr. Ogilvie was born July 31, 1925, in Hoosick Falls, son of William and Ina Reith Ogilvie. He enlisted in the Marine Corps, Sept. 1, 1942, at the age of 17. His Marine Corps job specialty was as a dog handler. He saw action on Peleliu, Kwajalein and Okinawa. He received two Purple Hearts as the result of wartime injuries, and other military decorations. Mr. Ogilvie was honorably discharged Dec. 9, 1945. After returning home, he worked as a plumber and in heating service. His final business was "Doug's Oil" in Hoosick Falls. Mr. Ogilvie was a member of the Marine Corps League, and the DAV in Flagler Beach, FL, and a life member of the VFW and Hoosick Falls Fire Dept. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, and spending summers at his camp at Hedges Lake, NY. Mostly, he enjoyed the company of his loving family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, the former Florence Remancus, whom he married May 29, 1948; two daughters, Dr. Sheila (Dr. Michael) Tebbano of Palm Coast , FL (formerly of Niskayuna, NY), and Diane Miller of Hoosick Falls; two sisters, Isabel McGuire of Hoosick Falls and Norma Pettit of Albany; a brother, Richard (Sandy) Ogilvie of Eagle Bridge; a sister-in-law, Elaine Ogilvie of Lakeland, FL, five grandchildren, SSgt. Eric (Claribel) Tebbano USAF, Marcella Tebbano, Allison Tebbano, Laura (Danny) Ramos, Derek Miller; great-grandson, Mason Ramos, and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, William Ogilvie. FUNERAL NOTICE: Family and friends will be received from 9 am to 10 am Thursday, April 5, at the CRAIG-FLAGLER PALMS FUNERAL HOME, 511 Old Kings Road South, in Flagler Beach, FL, where funeral services will be held at 10 am. Interment will be Thursday at 1:30 pm at the Jacksonville National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Ogilvie's honor to the Hoosick Falls Fire Department (http://hoosickfallsfiredepartment.org) or Military Working Dog Adoptions http://www.militaryworkingdogadoptions.com. Condolences may be sent to www.craigflaglerpalms.com. Condolences may be sent to www.craigflaglerpalms.com

Published in Bennington Banner on Apr. 3, 2012
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