Douglas Rockwell

Obituary of Douglas T. Rockwell

Douglas T. Rockwell Pine Bush, NY Douglas T. Rockwell Sr., “Doug” of Pine Bush, NY, passed away on March 30, 2021 peacefully at Garnet Health, Middletown, NY. He was born on April 5, 1937 in Pine Bush, NY. He was 83, just 6 days shy of being 84. He was the son of late Douglas W. and Marjorie C. (Fennell) Rockwell. Doug served in the Army from 1959-1961. He then worked for Ford Motor Company, in Mahwah, NJ, for 28 years, until they closed. He then worked for many years at Orange County Limousine and Bus Company. He was a lifetime member of the Pine Bush Hook & Ladder Company, No. 1. In the 70’s he was very involved with the Pine Bush Little League and was a member of the Walker Valley Senior Citizens. Anyone that knew Doug, knows he enjoyed his garden and sitting around having a few beers, so please have one for him. When NASCAR was good, he enjoyed watching it with family and friends, he was a huge Mark Martin fan. Doug would never say goodbye it was always: “Catch you on the late shift” Doug is survived by his wife of 59 years, Ann Marie at home; his brother and sister-in-law James and Nancy Rockwell of Walton, NY; his children: Douglas T. Rockwell Jr. (Antonia), Robert M. Rockwell, both of Pine Bush, NY and Kathleen M. Zwart (Steven) of Bullville, NY; daughter-in-law Nina; his grandchildren Dustin Rockwell (Danika), Alexis Rockwell (Tom Collins), Alyssa Rockwell, Meghan Zwart and Thomas Zwart (Aja Rieger); his great grandchildren Jaelene, Rayna, Braden, Kenleigh and Elliana and nephew Travis Rockwell (Stephanie). The family would like to express their gratitude to his caregivers Debbie and Raven, who went above and beyond for him and the staff at Garnet Health. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday April 5. Funeral service will be held on April 6, at 11 a.m. at the William M. Gagan Funeral Home Inc. 1525 Burlingham Road, Pine Bush, NY; burial will be at New Prospect Cemetery, Pine Bush, NY. Due to COVID-19 restrictions capacity is limited. Face mask and social distance requirements mandated by NYS are in effect. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice, Make a Wish or Saint Judes Hospital. To leave an online condolence please visit www.wmgaganfuneralhome.com
Monday
5
April

Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, April 5, 2021
William M. Gagan Funeral Home Inc.
1525 Burlingham Rd
Pine Bush, New York, United States
845-744-6008
Tuesday
6
April

Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
William M. Gagan Funeral Home Inc.
1525 Burlingham Rd
Pine Bush, New York, United States
845-744-6008
Tuesday
6
April

Burial

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
New Prospect Cemetery
New Prospect Road
Pine Bush, New York, United States
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