Douglas J. Pendrell lost his battle with ALS on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012.
Doug was 61 years of age. He was the beloved husband of Carolyn Olmsted Pendrell; loving father to Timothy; step-father to Martin and James Dochstader; dear son to Frank Pendrell Jr. He was preceded in death by loving mother, Elsie Pendrell. Leaving behind are two special brothers, Frank Pendrell III, and James (Kathy) Pendrell. Son-in-Law to Joanne Petusky of Wellsboro.
Doug retired after 33 distinguished years with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a geologist in the Omaha District in 2007. He moved to Long Island after being diagnosed with ALS to be closer to family. Doug enjoyed fishing, golfing and just being with friends. Many will sorely miss him.
The family will be present Saturday, Nov. 3, at Wesche Funeral Home, 495 Main St., Center Moriches, N.Y 11934 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. There will be a religious service at 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Keith Worthington Chapter ALS, 10730 Pacific St., Suite 103, Omaha, Neb. 68114 or The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter 42 Broadway, Suite 1724, N.Y., N.Y. 10004 and The East End Hospice of Westhampton, P.O.Box 1048, Westhampton, N.Y. 11978-7048.
Published in The Wellsboro Gazette from Oct. 29 to Nov. 6, 2012