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Douglas J. Koos

July 23, 1957 — August 23, 2018

HUDSON FALLS – Douglas “Doug” J. Koos, 61, of Hudson Falls, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 at Glens Falls Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born on July 23, 1957 in Huntington, Long Island, he was the son of Aurore (Brown) Koos and the late Joseph Koos.

Doug was a 1975 graduate of Hudson Falls High School and continued his education at Adirondack Community College, earning his Associate of Science degree.

On July 1, 1985, he married Melissa Noon at Hudson Falls United Methodist Church.

For the past 24 years, Doug has worked for Hollingworth and Vose in Greenwich.

He was a faithful member of the Hudson Falls United Methodist Church. Doug also belonged to the Kingsbury Barnstormers and the Hudson Falls Fish and Game Club, where he was on the pistol league.

He enjoyed spending time at hunting camp in Forestport. The joy of his life was spending days at Hadlock Pond and fishing with kids. Doug loved being outdoors and celebrating his favorite holiday, the Fourth of July.

Those left behind to carry on his memory include his loving wife, Melissa Koos of Hudson Falls; his son, Joseph Koos of Princeton; his mother, Aurore Koos of Glens Falls; his sister, Diane Seney of Mayfield; and many nieces and nephews, whom he loved very much.

Doug’s family wishes to thank the staff on Tower 2 Floor 2 and Dr. Yun, who is one of the most compassionate doctors the family has met.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St., Hudson Falls.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the Hudson Falls United Methodist Church at 227 Main St., with the Rev. Patti Molik, pastor, officiating.

Burial will follow at Moss Street Cemetery in the town of Kingsbury.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Hudson Falls United Methodist Church, 227 Main St. Hudson Falls, NY 12839, the Sloan Kettering Hospital, 1275 York Ave., New York, NY 10065 or any charity of your choice.

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