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“Dear Marjorie and family: Please accept our most sincere condolences. Doug was always kind to us. I still have fond memories of the end of the year...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Carol and Rich Marchell

“Please accept my most sincere condolences on the passing of your loved one and someone whom I considered a mentor during my "rookie" years as a...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Dick Sloat

“Dear Marge & Family, I was saddened to hear that Doug had passed away. Although we have been infrequently in touch I have always considered you guys...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: The Benanti Family

“Dear Marge & Family - Julie H. emailed me tonight and told me about Doug passing away. Please know I am praying for you and family. I will always...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Caryl

“Dear Marjorie, As a member of the W.C.S. Class of '49 I had your husband for several classes. He was a fine teacher, I feel that his example and...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Robert G. Raymond

“Dear Mrs. Deppe & family, I read Mr. Deppe's obituary in the Pk. Jounal. I was saddened to hear of yourloss. Mr. Deppe will be remembered fondly by...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Deb (Dyson) Provenzano

“Dear Marjorie and Family, I was reading the Poughkeepsie Journal this morning on line and saw Mr. Deppe's obituary. Even after 56 years I still refer...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Jack Mc Closkey

“Dear Marge & Family We are so sorry to hear of Dougs passing. We know that your love was great and pray that your wonderful memories will help you...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Ginny & Gordon Wood

“I AM SORRY IT'S LATE BUT I WANTED TO TELL YOU THAT MR. DEPPE WILL BE MISSED BY NOT ONLY HIS FAMILY BUT BY STUDENTS AND HE BUILT MY HOUSE HAVE PEACE...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: ELAINE

“Dear Marjorie and Family, ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Jack Mc Closkey

“Dear Marj and family, I was saddened to hear of Doug's passing. He was a great department head--always there on the scheduled day, standing with a...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Beverly Nostro

“Dear Marge & family, We were very sorry to hear of Doug's passing. John and I are praying that Jesus comforts you at this time. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: John & Cindy Kleis

“Dear Marjorie and family. I am sorry to hear the news of My Physics teacher and my Mother's co-worker. I know this is a difficult time as my Mother...Read More »
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Douglas M. Deppe

Douglas M. Deppe of Wappingers Falls entered into rest Sunday, September 25, 2005 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. He was 87.

Son of the late Frederick and Edna Drinnan Deppe, he was born on September 8, 1918 in Richmond, Staten Island. He wed Marjorie Scofield on June 30, 1946 at the United Methodist Church of Wappingers Falls. They remained happily married for almost 60 years.

Mr. Deppe attended many local schools, receiving an Administration Degree from New Paltz and a Master's Degree from Columbia University. He then went on to work as a teacher and administrator for the Wappingers Central School District for many years.

Douglas leaves behind his wife, Marjorie at home; his sons, Alan Douglas Deppe and his wife, Cindy of Wooster, Ohio and James K. Deppe of Bristol, Connecticut; his daughter, Lois Edna Stevens and her husband, David of Eugene, Oregon; and his grandchildren, Joseph and Caitlin.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, September 27 at 1 p.m. at Wappingers Rural Cemetery, Route 9D in Wappingers Falls with Pastor Marlow Dunham presiding.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Douglas' name to a charity of one's choice.

To send a personal condolence to the family, please visit our website at www.straubfuneralhome.com.

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