Douglas Melanson, 46, passed away peacefully March 13, 2014, at the Hospice House in Lecanto, Fla. Doug was born in Salem, Mass., Aug. 27, 1967. He graduated from Masconomet High School in 1985. He was a contractor and developer. He spent many years as a home builder in Massachusetts and New Hampshire before moving to Florida. Doug's talent and pride were obvious in the development of Sandy Oaks RV Resort in Beverly Hills. His vision created a beautiful winter time home for so many.
Doug enjoyed family time and providing a loving, fun-filled home life to his children and wife. He was close to his entire family and will be deeply missed by all.
Doug is survived by his children Bradley and Danielle Melanson; his wife, Anne Melanson and her children, Brooke and Summer Armstrong; his mother and stepfather, Patricia and Dennis Rozumek; his father and stepmother, Lionel and Sandra Melanson; his three brothers, Mark Melanson, Greg Melanson and Jeff (Shuri) Melanson; his sister, Karen (Dan) Mosman; and loving aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; and other relatives. Doug is preceded in death by his brother, David Rozumek.
There will be a celebration of life Ceremony at 6 p.m. Monday, March 17, 2014, at Sandy Oaks RV Resort Clubhouse in Beverly Hills. All friends and family are welcome. Also, a Catholic Mass will be celebrated in Middleton, Mass., at a later date. Middleton will also be Doug's final resting place.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle from Mar. 15 to Mar. 17, 2014