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“Dear Betty, We were so sorry to hear about Doug. We just found out this weekend. He was our real estate agent and sold us our cabin in Conesville...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: jerry and rita pieper - NY

“Betty& Family, Sorrry to hear of the loss of Doug. He would always come into the propane company and tell us all storries. Most recently...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: M.P.B Plumbing & Heating LLC- Mark T Matice - NY

“Doug helped us out for many many years. He helped my parents at their place in Manorkill. When our parents passed away he helped me so much to take...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Christine Shields (maiden name Eisemann) - NY

“To Doug's family and friends, Please accept our deep sympathy, from myself and the rest of the Eisemann family. Doug was more than just a friend....Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Mark Eisemann - Friend

“What a Shock, our deepest sympathy to all We will never forget all the good times we all had at Marge & Pop POp's It is so hard to see all our Dear...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Joan & Billy Proudman - Schoharie, NY

“Great Loss. Will miss Doug on our office carivans. Doug always had a good story to make us smile. All will miss him. God Bless all in there adjusting...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Dorlian Johnson - Duanesburg , NY

“Betty: what a shock. Doug was a great guy. I will miss seeing him in the Delhi Diner. He always had a smile and a good word for everyone and what a...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Barb Kendall - Oneonta, NY

“Sorry to hear of your loss. Doug was a classmate and a friend of mine. He stopped in at a lawn sale we were having on Memorial day weekend. We had...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Ken Brockway - Friend

“I wish to extend my deepest sympathy to Betty in the loss of her husband and friend and to my children, Terri, Tim and Tracy in the loss of their...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: M. Dianne Empie - Asheboro, NC

“Deepest sympathy to the Ackerley family. Praying for peace and comfort for you in this difficult time. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Lori Proudman - friend of family

“Terri, Tracy and Tim - We are so sorry for your loss. Enjoyed visiting with your dad when he came into school. Our thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Carolyn Brown - Gilboa, NY

“Jackie and Kevin, We are so sorry for the sudden loss of your brother. Marsha and George have told us how great he was and funny. Just wanted you...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Laura and Larry Herring - Friend

“Betty and family, Sorry for your loss. Doug was always a good one to talk to around the office. He was full of information about Gilboa and...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Betty Wayman - Middleburgh, NY

“I want to extend my deepest condolences to Betty and family. Doug was an amazing man who will truely be missed by all. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: michele wood - rotterdam, NY

“I would like to extend my sincerest sympathy to Doug's family. I remember as a little girl going to New Jersey to see the Ackerley family. When...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Jane Martin Griffin - Bloomville, NY

“I was sorry to hear of your loss. I remember all of the good holiday meals we shared together at Terri's house. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Robin Wheatley - Dover Plains, NY

“Sincerest sympathy is extended to the families of Doug. He was a friend from childhood. He was a kind hearted, good friend of many, many years. ...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Helen & Robbie Drake - Dexter, NM


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Gilboa: Douglas L. Ackerley, 73, of Flat Creek Road, died suddenly, Monday August 1, 2011.

Douglas was born in Margaretville, NY, on September 16, 1937, a son of Marjorie (Faulkner) and William P. Ackerley.

He graduated form South Kortright Central School in 1956 and served in the United States Army from 1956 -1958.

Douglas worked for the Delaware Electric Co-Op and then for the Marcy South Program, installing electric power lines. He would later work for the Village and Town of Delhi and for SUNY Delhi. Douglas retired from the Delaware National Bank in Delhi. Never one to remain inactive, Douglas returned to work in the Maintenance Department at Green Thumb in Stamford. He has also sold rural estates for the past 9 years, through Century 21.

Douglas enjoyed working and helping others when needed. He loved his family, extended family and many friends.

He is survived by his wife: Elizabeth Storey Loucks of Gilboa; daughters: Terri Groh of Dover Plains, Tracy Gockel of Prattsville; son: Timothy Ackerley of Florida; sisters: Iris Wood of Breakabeen, Jackie Cotter of Johnstown; brother: Donald Ackerley of Hobart; nine grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

At Douglas’s request, there will be no public services. Cremation will take place at the Vale Crematory in Schenectady.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Gilboa-Conesville Rescue Squad or to the Gilboa- Conesville Fire Dept., both C/O William Federice, 832 South Mountain Road, Gilboa, NY 12076

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