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Duane Arthur Douglas Sr.

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Duane Arthur

Douglas, Sr.

AGE: 83 • Newark

Passed away peacefully at his home pm Tuesday, September 1, 2015 surrounded by his family.

Born in Bradford, PA, Duane was the son of the late Walter and Maude (Newton) Douglas. He served his country proudly in the US Air Force during the Korean War and earned the Korean, United Nations, National Defense and Gold Conduct Service Medals. For 43 years, he worked as a machine operator for various companies, retiring from Terumo Medical Corporation. An avid outdoorsman, Duane enjoyed hunting, fishing and archery. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Ralph Douglas.

He will be dearly missed by his wife of 60 years, Victoria Gwendolyn (Riddell) Douglas; his sons, Duane A. Douglas, Jr. and his wife, Carolyn, of Wilmington and Robert F. Douglas of Newark; his brother and sister-in-law, Walter R. and Elsie of Texas; 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 8th at 11 AM at the chapel at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear. MealeyFuner (302) 652-5913

Published in The News Journal from Sept. 5 to Sept. 7, 2015
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