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Michael T. Douglas
June 9, 1981 ~ July 20, 2023 (age 42) 42 Years Old
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COLONIE - Douglas, Michael Thomas, Mike “The Dogg” Douglas, born and raised in Dannemora, passed away unexpectedly on July 20th, 2023 at the age of 42.
Mike was an energetic and passionate United States Army Veteran and father who found peace on a wrestling mat and spending weekends fishing and boating on Chazy Lake with his family. Mike is survived by his wife, Stacie Douglas; children, Sean, Cadyann, Brandon, Tommy “Bumblebee” Douglas, and his step-son, Anthony J. Brady. Son of Tom and Barbara (King) Douglas, Mike also leaves behind his sister, Lauren (Karl) Lyon and many loving uncles and aunts; notably Tom (Linda King) of Amsterdam and Willie (Sheri) King of Plattsburgh, “Uncle Monkey“ also left behinds many nieces, nephews and friends.
Mike is predeceased by his cousins (Gary, Amy, Allie, Abby and Mary) and his aunts, uncles and grandparents. His family finds comfort in knowing they will be reunited in paradise and his soul is now at peace.
In addition to the passions mentioned above, Mike also owned his construction company, X-treme Construction, and enjoyed working and remodeling houses to give people their dream homes. Mike was involved with various philanthropic efforts, including a project in which he rehabilitated homes for disabled and/or homeless Veterans.
A Memorial service for Michael will be held at Cannon Funeral Home, 2020 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205 on Saturday July 29th, from 1-3 pm, concluding with final words of prayer by Pastor Kaitlyn Wood, United Church of Cohoes. The family will hold a celebration of life following the service for anyone who wishes to attend. Details will be provided at the service.
Due to his avid support for his fellow veterans. In lieu of flowers, Mike’s family is asking for donations to the Malta Veteran Appreciation Program (maltavets.com), Homeward Bound (homewardboundadirondacks.org), or the Saranac Athletic Booster, 60 Picketts Corners Rd, Saranac, NY 12981.
Finally, for the exceptional level of care and respect shown to Mike, his family would like to give heartfelt thanks to Lyon Mountain EMS & the Village of Colonie, Jason Redmond from Homeward Bound, and the many friends that helped and supported Mike during his long fought battles.