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Paul F. Douckas

August 11, 1951 ~ February 3, 2020 (age 68)


Paul F. Douckas, 68, of Gardner, died peacefully, Monday, February 3, 2020, in Vibra Hospital of Western Massachusetts Central Campus, Leicester, MA, after a long illness.

Born in Gardner on August 11, 1951, he was the son of the late Frank J. and Adele H. (Shatrowski) Douckas. He was a graduate of Gardner High School with the Class of 1969. Paul was a United States Army Vietnam War Veteran serving from 1970 to 1971, where he received the National Service Defense Medal. He was an electrician employed by Snyder Pools of Westminster for several years.

Paul loved to fish, and especially enjoyed going to the beach. He also enjoyed watching western movies.

Paul is survived by his wife of 15-years Norma J. (Barton) Douckas of Gardner; one son Paul Douckas of Massachusetts; one brother Peter Douckas of Gardner; several grandchildren; one cousin Grace Vanhillo of Fitchburg.

He was predeceased by one son Brian Douckas.

A Graveside Service with military honors will be held Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon, MA.

There are no calling hours.

Memorial Contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Please reference in memory of Paul F. Douckas.

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Graveside Service
February 20, 2020

2:00 PM
Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery
111 Glenallen Street
Winchendon, MA 01475

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