April 20, 1954 - October 30, 2019
Obituaries » Douglas T. Denison
Douglas Thayne Denison, age 65, died unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, at his home in Orange. Born April 20, 1954, in Barre, the son of Thayne and Florence (Carrier) Denison, Doug grew up in Orange and attended and graduated from the Spaulding High School building trades program. Doug spent many happy early years working on his uncle’s farm. Early in his life, he learned woodworking and became an accomplished carpenter and builder. As a young man, Doug married Pat Vallie. They had two children Jenny and Jimmie whom he loved beyond all measure. Survivors include his wife, Sarah Field, children, and extended family. A Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate and honor his life was held on Oct. 5, 2019, in the St. Monica Catholic Church, 79 Summer St., Barre. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Doug’s name to the St. Monica’s Church for the benefit of Father Jude’s Christian school mission for youth education in Uganda, c/o St. Monica Catholic Church, 79 Summer St., Barre, VT 05641. For a memorial guestbook, please vist www.hookerwhitcomb.com.