September 20, 1921 - December 18, 2018
Dr. Carlisle W. Van Deusen, 97 of North Bangor, New York died Tuesday, December 18th at the Alice Hyde Medical Center, Malone, NY Carlisle (Doc) was born September 20, 1921 in Malone, NY, the son of Everett and Katherine (Carlisle) Van Deusen. Doc graduated from Cornell University with a Doctorate in Veterinary medicine. He opened a veterinary practice in North Bangor, NY in 1945 and practiced for 60 years. Doc’s accomplishments over the years included serving in both the Army and Navy during WW II as a medical corpsman. He also was one of the original organizers of the North Bangor Fire Dept. and he served as Fire Chief and member. Doc was a Bangor Town Councilman; on the Board of Directors of Citizens Bank; President of Bangor School Board; President of McCavanaugh Pond Club and Franklin County Veterinary. After retirement he volunteered his services to Meals on Wheels and the local animal shelter. Doc was an outdoor enthusiast who loved the Adirondacks and was an advocate for wildlife and the environment. Doc married Mary Elizabeth Ryan in October of 1946. He was blessed with nine children, Bill Van Deusen (Sandy), Mary Kay Rockhill (Doren), Patricia Higgins (Michael), Steven Van Deusen, John Van Deusen (Janice), Jane Colquhoun, Laurie Wilson (Mark), Robert Van Deusen (Mary), Katie Gravel (Rob). Doc was a beloved grandfather to 19 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. His wife Mary and son, John, predeceased him, as well as his sister Jayne and brother Richard. Calling hours are Friday, Dec. 21 at St. Mary-Murphy-Wilcox Funeral Home, 563 East Main St, Malone , NY from 4:00 – 6:00 PM A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Augustine’s Church, North Bangor, NY Saturday, Dec. 22 at 10:30 with reception to follow in Church Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the North Bangor Fire Dept., 2367 US- 11, North Bangor, NY 12966 or Meals on Wheels, c/o Office Of The Aging, 355 West Main Street, Malone, NY 12953 Many thanks to everyone at the Farrar Home for providing such wonderful care and loving home for Doc.
Dr. Carlisle W. Van Deusen, 97 of North Bangor, New York died Tuesday, December 18th at the Alice Hyde Medical Center, Malone, NY Carlisle (Doc) was born September 20, 1921 in Malone, NY, the son of Everett and Katherine (Carlisle) Van Deusen. Doc... View Obituary & Service Information
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