FREDERICK G. CHIOFFI - BURLINGTON - Frederick G. "Doug" Chioffi, age 67, died Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the FAHC due to complications from surgery. He was born in Rutland, the son of Frederick and Gertrude Chioffi. Doug was a graduate of Immaculate Heart of Mary School, Mount Saint 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. In lieu of donations, please extend kindness and understanding to someone in need.
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on Mar. 13, 2013