October 17, 1938 to July 5, 2014
White Lake - Douglas J. Wesseldine, 75, of Elmwood Road, passed away peacefully at his beloved home on July 5, 2014, after spending a wonderful holiday surrounded by his family.
He was born on October 17, 1938, a son of Sherman and Eloise Johnson Wesseldine. He was raised in Chittenango, where he attended school, graduating with the Class of 1956 from Chittenango High School. Following graduation, he was united in marriage with Dianne Derby, before entering the U.S. Army in November of 1956. Douglas served overseas where he was stationed in Landstuhl, Germany. He was honorably discharged in October of 1962. Douglas began his career at Lennox Heating and Air Conditioning of Syracuse, before moving to Columbus, Ohio, where he was employed for Refrigeration Sales Co. Doug was employed here as a territorial sales manager for five mid-western states, until his retirement in 1996. Following his retirement he moved to his dream home, his current residence in White Lake. Doug very much enjoyed the sport of golf, and could often be found at the Bear Creek Lodge Golf Course. He was a past member of the Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of Ohio, Columbus, OH.
Douglas is survived by his sons: Douglas Lee(Amanda), Chittenango, and Michael David(Sue), Knoxville, TN, his grandchildren: Lindsay (Markthomas) Cutone, Gregory, Stefanie, Hailey, and Trinity; and his sister, Beverly Chapman, Albuquerque, NM. Doug was predeceased by his brothers, Robert, Bruce and William.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend graveside services with military honors on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 9:30 am at Woodgate Cemetery, Woodgate, NY. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are in care of Trainor Funeral Home Inc. 143 Schuyler Street, Boonville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Woodgate Volunteer Fire Co. 12445 Route #28, Woodgate, NY 13494.