‹ Return to Current Obituaries

Douglas E. Michaels

EAST BERNE- Douglas E. Michaels, 66 of East Berne, NY, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Albany Medical Center Hospital of complications from Multiple Myeloma, which he had been fighting since 2012.

He was born on January 26, 1955 and was a life long residence of East Berne. Douglas was a union electrician, working for Kasselman Electric in Albany for many years until his retirement in 2017.

Douglas’s most loved hobby was his camera. He was never without it. He also enjoyed taking pictures of school sports. He spent a lot of time taking pictures in the Cobleskill, NY area.

Douglas is survived by his wife of 45 years, Nancy (Schiller) Michaels; his daughters Michelle Michaels of New York and Lynn Salisbury of Pell City, AL; three grandsons Matthew Michaels, Brian Hoop and David Salisbury; his two brothers Daniel and Dennis Michaels; his sister Diane Michaels; several nieces and nephews.

Keeping with Douglas’s wishes, there are no services.




Guestbook

he was the best, his photography was absolutely amazing

Randall Grippin Mar 1 2021 12:00 AM

Here's a candle for my grandpa doug. A dedicated husband,A loving grandfather, an all around great man. All the memories and lesson learned will never be forgotten as neither will you. You're an inspiration to me and everyone you have known. I'm proud to call you my grandpa. We love an miss you dearly.

Brian hoop Feb 24 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Douglas Michaels

Brian hoop Feb 24 2021 12:00 AM

Alex Hamer Feb 24 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Douglas Michaels

Alex Hamer Feb 24 2021 12:00 AM

Nancy and family. We are so sorry to hear about your loss. May Doug rest in peace. Harry & Terry Ackroyd

Terry Ackroyd Feb 24 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Douglas Michaels

Terry Ackroyd Feb 24 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Doug's passing. He was truly a great guy who always had a smile on his face.

TJ Feb 23 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Douglas Michaels

TJ Feb 23 2021 12:00 AM

Nancy Michaels Feb 23 2021 12:00 AM

Show More Entries