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Douglas J. Brewer

Windham - Douglas J. Brewer, 62, died on Friday, April 23, 2010 after a brief illness. He was born on January 26, 1948 in Ilian, New York to Marge and the late John Brewer. He was a 1966 graduate of Ilian High School, where he earned four varsity letters, one in football, wrestling, hockey and track. He was a 1968 Mohawk County Community College graduate. In 1973, Douglas received his masters degree from Utica College at the University of Syracuse. He then worked as the director of the Herkimer County Department of the Aging. In 1978, he became the Herkimer County Administrator and continued as such until 1990; when he became the Greene County Administrator until his retirement in 2001. He was an avid fly fisherman and golfer. Douglas is survived by his wife Carol Stevens; he is the beloved father of Derek (Kanni Bassey) Brewer and Devin (Richard) Rappa; beloved grandfather of six grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Terry (Betty) Brewer and his sister Cindy (Ed) Myers. He is predeceased by his brother Jack Brewer. Friends may call on Tuesday April 27, 2010 from 3 to 7 pm at the Decker Funeral Home, Windham. A private service will be held at the family's convenience. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Douglas' memory to a charity of one's choice.


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I worked with Doug in the Herkimer County Legislature. It was a pleasure to work with him and he was always kind, fair and very dedicated. My condolences to his family.

Carole LaLonde Apr 26 2010 12:00 AM

I worked with Doug in the Herkimer County Legislature. It was a pleasure to work with him and he was always kind, fair and very dedicated. My condolences to his family.

Carole LaLonde Apr 26 2010 12:00 AM