Douglas T. Stewart
CASSADAGA: Douglas T. Stewart, 79, of Glasgow Road on the Lake, Cassadaga, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, at his residence, following a lengthy illness. He was born in Detroit, MI on Jan. 18, 1938, the son of the late Thomas and Irma (Speybrouck) Stewart.
Mr. Stewart was a graduate of Fredonia Central School, Class of 1956 and a graduate of Fredonia State University. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Mr. Stewart was an Elementary Teacher for Fredonia Central School, for over 30 years and was a member of the Cassadaga American Legion Post #1280. He enjoyed being at the lake, bike riding and spending time with his family & grandchildren.
Survivors include a daughter, Kelly (Richard) Whitver, of Fredonia; a son, Bruce (Anita) Stewart, of Forestville and a sister Jean Huffman of Colorado. Also surviving are 4 grandchildren Stewart & Ethan Whitver and Olivia & Sophia Stewart. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his wife Maureen (Sage) Stewart, whom he married on July 30, 1960 in the former St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Forestville.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Time and place to be announced. The family suggests memorials may be made either to Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care, 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750 or to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, PO Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240-0631.
Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville. To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com