Douglas Duane Haskins

Born: Wed., May 5, 1948
Died: Wed., Jan. 29, 2020


12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sat., Feb. 22, 2020
Location: Brandon Location

Memorial Service

2:00 PM Sat., Feb. 22, 2020
Location: Brandon Location

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Douglas Duane Haskins, age 71, passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at the home of his sister in Brandon.


Mr. Haskins was born in Morrisville on May 5, 1948. He was the son of Harold and Donna (Kemp) Haskins. He grew up in Morrisville where he received his early education. He moved with his family to Leicester at a early time in his life. He had a short stint in the United States Army but was medically discharged. In August 1969 he married Kathleen Lesage. They later made their home in Gainesville, Florida. Mrs. Haskins predeceased him on August 24, 2017. Mr. Haskins had worked in the custodial department for both St. Michael’s College and Middlebury Union High School. While living in Florida he had worked at Gainesville, FL High School in the custodial department. Following the death of his wife he moved to Brandon and made his home with his sister Judy Pearson.


He is survived by 2 daughters; Melissa Lanpher of Leicester and Sheila O’Neill of Poughkeepsie, NY, 4 sisters; Patricia Dodge of Starksboro, Judy Pearson of Brandon, Cheryl Pinkham-Peck of Gainesville, FL and Sadie Kemp of Leicester, 2 brothers; Edson Haskins of Rocky Mount, NC and Robert Haskins of Marion, NC. 3 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive him. He was also predeceased by his parents and a sister, Lenora Parker.


The memorial service “In Celebration of His Life” will be held on February 22, 2020, at 2 PM, at the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon. The Rev. Andrew Carlson, Chaplain at Rutland Area Visiting Nurse & Hospice will officiate, where friends may pay their respects to the family from 12 noon until service time at 2 PM.


Following the ceremony, the family will receive friends at Brandon American Legion Post #55, for a time of remembrance.


A private graveside committal service and burial will take place, at a later date, in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Winooski.


Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in his memory to; Rutland County Humane Society, 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763.


Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.




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