Kenneth P. Douglas, age 78, longtime resident of Orange and beloved husband to Barbara Campbell Douglas, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Yale New Haven Hospital, St. Raphaels’ Campus surrounded by his loving family.
Born in New Haven on November 10, 1935, he was the son of the late George M. and Natalie Lesneski Douglas.
Ken served with pride and honor in the US Army.
Prior to his retirement, he was Vice President of the former George M. Douglas Co., Inc. and partner of the Sanford Street Mini Warehouses and owner of the Frame Center, all located in Hamden.
A 52 year dedicated member of the New Haven Lions Club, Ken served twice as president and received the following awards: Melvin Jones, Knights of the Blind and Ambassador of Sight.
As being a fantastic and loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother, Ken will be deeply missed. In addition to his wife, Barbara of 52 years, he is survived by his children; Shelby (Tom) Gallagher, Andrea (Brian) Weed, Stephen (Pam) Douglas and George (Maureen) Douglas; his cherished grandchildren; Kailey and T.J., Michael and A.J., Ashley, Ryan and Connor; and his brother, Merrill Douglas.
He was predeceased by his sister, Georgia Blaski.
Friends and family may call on Sunday, November 17th from 3 to 7 pm at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad Street, Milford, CT 06460.
Burial will be held on Monday, November 18th at 11am at the Orange Center Cemetery (MEET DIRECTLY AT CEMETERY). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lions Club of New Haven Charitable Trust, P.O. Box 8012, New Haven, CT 06530.
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