Douglas S. McDermott

Douglas S. McDermott, 56
Beloved Son, Brother, and Uncle

DELRAY BEACH, FLORIDA AND FORMERLY OF FITCHBURG -- Douglas S. McDermott, 56, died January 12, 2014, at the Delray Medical Center after a long illness.

Douglas leaves his parents, Stuart Robert and Jeannette (Doucette) McDermott, of Fitchburg, two sisters, Martha Bedard, of Tolland, CT, Judith Sumner of Ashby, two brothers, Scott McDermott of Randolph, VT, and Robert McDermott of Fitchburg, and many nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by a sister Patricia McDermott.

Douglas was born in Fitchburg on December 1, 1957; he was a 1976 graduate of Fitchburg High School. While in high school, Douglas was involved with cross country, which he loved. He worked in the construction industry in Florida where he had lived for many years. Douglas was a very kind hearted man, who volunteered at the Caring Kitchen in Delray Beach. He was always willing to help anyone in need. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

MCDERMOTT -- A Funeral Mass will be celebrated for Douglas on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 11:00 am, at St. Bernard's Parish at St. Camillus Church, 333 Mechanic Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420.

Burial will be private in the spring.

There are no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Douglas's name to either, Our Father's Table, P.O. Box 2653, Fitchburg, MA 01420 or to the Caring Kitchen, c/o April Hazany, 196 NW 8th Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33444.

The Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli and the Fitchburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 243 Water Street, Fitchburg, MA is assisting the family with Funeral Arrangements.

See for further information.

Funeral Home

Smith - Mallahy - Masciarelli FH - Fitchburg
243 Water Street  Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 345-4151

Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on Jan. 22, 2014