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Douglas B. Fraser

Died: Thu., Jul. 10, 2014


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Jul. 16, 2014
Location: Brockton Location

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Jul. 17, 2014

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Douglas B. Fraser, age 70, of Abington, MA died unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, July 10, 2014. Douglas was born on Saturday, March 11, 1944 in Weymouth, MA and was the son of George and Gertrude (Stockinger) Fraser.

He moved several times between Boston, Cape Cod and New York as his father was in the Merchant Marine.  Following his graduation from Boston English High School in 1962 he enlisted in the US Air Force and served in Libya. Douglas met and married Helen L. Faulkner and they moved to Brockton, MA in 1972.  Before working at the Boston Globe for 37 years he worked at the Christian Science Monitor.  He was a proud member of his Teamsters Union Local 1.  He was an avid swimmer and a member of the East Bridgewater YMCA. He enjoyed music, especially jazz and was a drummer. He was a regular blood donor to the American Red Cross.  He embraced his Scottish heritage and enjoyed attending the Highland Games in New Hampshire. "Dougie" was known as a kind and generous man. He was loved and adored by all who knew him. 

In addition to his wife Helen he is survived by his daughter Lynn and her fiancé Marcus and their son Kellen Douglas; nephews Brad and Greg and their families, sister in law and brother in law Patricia and John Vallely.  He was also the father of the late Heather Lee and Mark William and the brother of the late Hugh and Joan Fraser.

Visiting hours will take place on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 from 4-7 in the Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home, 647 Main Street, Brockton, MA.

His funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 11:00 AM in the Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at the Melrose Cemetery, Brockton, MA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Douglas' name to the American Red Cross in your area.


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C Richard Reese
   Posted Mon July 14, 2014


With our sympathy, Jaye & Richard Reese and Family

Waltham Museum Friends-Louise Butler
   Posted Mon July 14, 2014
Dear Fraser Family:
Please accept our heartfelt sympathy on the sudden death of your dear husband/father. Our thoughts are with you during these difficult days.
Friends of Pat and Jack at The Waltham Museum

Brian Vallely
   Posted Tue July 15, 2014

AZALEA PLANT was sent by Brian Vallely.

Celebrating the life of Doug and mourning his passing with you. With deepest sympathy, Brian Vallely and Laurel Benner

Fraser's Wilmington,Ma
   Posted Wed July 16, 2014
We all lost a wonderful father,grandfather,uncle and especially husband.
You always told me when we spoke Gregster your the man, no Uncle Doug you were the man.
All we have is memories now and I will truly keep them close to my heart.

Love Greg, Gina, Jaclyn, Justin and David

The Timmons Family
   Posted Wed July 16, 2014
Greg,Brad & family,
Our deepest condolences to you all, our hearts break to see how much he meant to you and how much he will be missed.
You are in our thoughts and prayers,
Erik & Kathy

Paul O'Keefe
   Posted Wed July 16, 2014
Greg ,Brad and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Uncle Doug reminded me exactly of your Dad. I had only met Doug a few times but he made you feel like you were long lost friends. Greg I know how tight you were with your Uncle Doug and I know he thought of you as a son.Cherish the memories forever! The O'Keefe Family Paul Nancy Bryan Brendan and Brandon