Douglas passed away at the Kingston City Hospital. He was 93.
He was pre-deceased by his wife Harriet Moore Booth after 50 years of marriage.
Douglas retired in May of 1977 after 30 years of service as Postmaster of Wawarsing where he resided for most of his life.
Douglas was a past member of the Lackawack Fish and Game Club; he was also one of the original organizers of the Wawarsing Fire Company. Currently he is a life member of the Napanoch Fire Company.
Douglas had quite a few interests which included hunting, fishing and building large or small projects out of wood. He also enjoyed his garden and took a lot of pride in growing his flowers.
Survivors include his son Tom and his wife Judy of Wawarsing, his granddaughter Tammy Coniker and her husband Tom of Greenfield Park, his grandson Todd and his wife Michelle of Ellenville. Three great grandchildren; Austen, Justin and Johnathan. His brother Frank Booth of Fayetteville and his sister Francis Greene of Cape Coral, FL and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are under the guidance of HB Humiston Funeral Home, Kerhonkson and will be private and at the discretion of the family.
Anyone wishing to make a donation in Douglas' memory can do so to the Ellenville First Aid & Rescue Squad, 1 Webster Street, Ellenville, NY 12428.