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25 Broad Street
Hamilton, NY 13346
Phone: 315-824-2417
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Douglas Glass

Douglas A. Glass

May 6, 1957 - August 17, 2020
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Obituary

Douglas Andrew Glass, our gentle giant, unexpectedly passed the morning of August 17, 2020, leaving a very big void and many life plans unfulfilled. Doug was the best of good guys. Nell, Andrew and dog James, and extended family are in shock.
Born May 6, 1957, he was the third child of Robert and Jeanne Glass, growing up in West Seneca, NY. In 1975 he was voted All-Western NY Athlete of the Year by the Rotary Club of West Seneca for varsity soccer, varsity ice hockey and varsity tennis. He attended Buffalo State and Rochester Institute of Technology studying Fine Arts and Illustration/Packaging Design, before the computer revolution. After college he settled in central New York, first in Cazenovia, then DeRuyter, and then in Peterboro to restore an historic house.
Doug had an exacting eye for color, composition and finishes. Since childhood he had a fascination with birds: drawing them, collecting Audubon prints, and teaching Nell and Andrew bird sounds. He was a big lover of dogs, and animals in general. Doug loved nature, gardens, sunlight, water, and the outdoors.
Doug was a compassionate soul with a sometimes seemingly tough exterior that sheltered his tenderness. He loved his extended family and had many dear friends for decades. His spare time was always busy with the many projects that he and Nell envisioned and created. Their most proud creation was their son Andrew Maxfield.
Doug was predeceased by his father Robert Galen Glass; and survived by his mother Jeanne Hagerman Glass; his siblings Catherine A. (Douglas) Bury, Robert K (Maggie) Glass, P. Jeffrey (Helen) Glass, many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and a clan of in-laws.
An informal, outdoor farewell gathering will be held Friday, August 28th, 2020 10am on the Peterboro Green. Social-distancing and masks are mandatory. Please bring your own chair. We encourage you to bring your memories of Doug to share. A very big celebration of Doug’s life will be held when the COVID situation is resolved.
Contributions, in Doug’s honor, may be made to two of Doug’s favorites – Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department PO Box 115, Peterboro NY 13134 or Wanders Rest, PO Box 535, Canastota NY 13032.
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  • Farewell Gathering

    August 28, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    August 28, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Peterboro Green
    Address
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    Peterboro, New York 13134
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    Social-distancing and masks are mandatory. Please bring your own chair. We encourage you to bring your memories of Doug to share.

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The Finnegans

Posted at 12:12am
Doug, you will be missed by so many because you loved and were loved by so many. Nell & Andrew, we are thinking of you, we love and care about you.

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Randy & Cathy Isbell

Posted at 05:18pm
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gary bunting

Posted at 01:06pm
I had the pleasure of working with doug and shared a lot of good laughs with him. He was a great guy and a real nice person to work with. He was a real sharp guy . He often talked about his family and friends. He will surely be missed. I have great memories of working with him and a pleasure of knowing him. The Gary Bunting family
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Lee Maddy

Posted at 08:11am
With deepest sympathy, and heartfelt hugs to Nell and Andrew
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Joanne

Posted at 03:23pm
Nell and family, we are so sorry for your loss of Doug. Prayers are with you during this troubling time.
Peace...xoxo

Joseph Hoefler & Joanne Carocci
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