Douglas A. DeVoe

Published Oct 12, 2017 at 4:00pm

BOONVILLE — Douglas A. DeVoe, 60, of Webster Hill Road, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at Oneida Health Care Extended Care Facility, Oneida, while surrounded by the loving care of his family.  

A son of Charles Leonard and Netina McIntyre DeVoe he grew up on his family’s dairy farm, on rt. 12D, near Locust Grove and received his education at South Lewis Central School, graduating with the Class of 1975.  

He was first employed as an auto mechanic for Ron Topa, at Boonville Alignment. Thereafter, for twenty five years Mr. DeVoe was employed as a Line Technician at Kraft Foods, Inc. of Lowville, retiring in December, 2012.

Doug lived for and greatly loved his children and grandchildren. He was an avid tractor pulling fan, having been a contestant in many tractor pulls.  

His marriage to Darlene E. Hill, gifted Doug and Darlene with four wonderful children, daughters, Denise C. DeVoe and significant other, Edward Mihalko, Boonville, Jennifer R. (Trevor) St. John, Lee Center, and one son, Nicholas (Cassie) DeVoe, Edwardsville, PA. Doug was predeceased by a son, Jeremiah Douglas DeVoe, in 1982. Also surviving are six grandchildren; his parents, Charles Leonard DeVoe, Boonville and Netina Kwasniewski, Boonville; sisters, Christina (Tom) Robinson, Rodman, Kim Strife, Boonville; brothers, Stanley, West Leyden, Scott, and his girlfriend Krista Bartelotte, Town of Watson; several nieces and nephews; a special brother-in-law and best friend since birth, Roger (Donna) Myers, Port Leyden; and a special uncle, Theodore McIntyre, II. 

His Funeral will be Saturday, at 12 noon at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, where visitation hours will be from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral. Memorial contributions may be made to Lewis County Humane Society, P.O. Box 682, Lowville, NY 13367.  

For an online message of sympathy, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com.