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Douglas Tyler

October 15, 1942 ~ April 19, 2017 (age 74)

Windsor- Douglas Tyler, 74, passed away Wednesday April 19 at Maine Veterans Home in Augusta.  He was born October 15, 1942 the son of Manley and Helen Tyler. 

Douglas graduated Gardiner Area High School in 1961, and went on to the Wentworth Institute of Technology, after graduation, he joined the Navy.  He worked for the State of Maine Department of Parks and Recreation for 30+ years before retiring in 2007.  He was a longtime member of the Gardiner American Legion where he enjoyed marching in the color guard during parades, and Gardiner Eagles. He enjoyed golfing, hunting trips to the Allagash, camping, exploring Downeast Maine, playing pool, his dogs and pets, and always a good cigar and Manhattan.  His favorite pastime was spending time with his family.   

He was predeceased by his parents.  He is survived by his wife Marianne; sons, Ian and Shawn; grandchildren, Mitchell, Charlotte, Kayla and Brady; Brother, Greg and his wife Judy; nephews, John and Jeff Tyler; grandnieces, nephews, and friends.

A Memorial Service with full Military Honors will take place Wednesday April 26th at 12pm at the New Maine Veterans Chapel 163 Mount Vernon Road, Augusta.   Immediately following the services there will be a Reception at the Gardiner Legion Hall 46 Griffin St, Gardiner.

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Maine Veterans Home Attn: Melanie Bridges, 310 Cony Rd, Augusta, ME 04330.

Arrangements are under the care of Staples Funeral Hoe 53 Brunswick Ave, Gardiner.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Maine Veterans Home
310 Cony Road Augusta, ME 04330 ,

 Service Information

Military Honors
April 26, 2017

12:00 PM
New Maine Veteran's Memorial Cemetery
163 Mt Vernon Road
Augusta, Maine 04330

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