Douglas “Doug” Cameron Rounseville, 71 of 44 Braley Hill Road Rochester, MA died peacefully at home on Wednesday January 3, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Doug was born on January 27, 1946 to the late Lorenzo Braley and Christine Bennett (Souza) Rounseville. Doug was a long time resident of Rochester, growing up here as a child. Doug married his best friend Lucy in 1972 and moved to the state of Washington and had three of their four children. After living out west for eight years, they moved back east and built a home here in Doug’s hometown of Rochester and had their fourth child. Doug was a registered nurse for over 50 years. Doug graduated from Holy Ghost Hospital in Cambridge, MA in 1967. He then went on to earn his Associates Degree from Bristol Community College and his Bachelors Degree and Advanced Degree at Walla Walla University in Washington. At the time of his death Doug was still working in the field that he loved. Besides nursing, Doug loved to cook, spend time with his family and friends, and travel, especially to Alaska, Florida and New Hampshire. Doug is survived by his wife Lucy, daughter Rachel Rounseville of New Bedford, daughter Rebecca Smallwood and son in law Michael of New Bedford, daughter Ruth Rounseville of Rochester, son Robert Rounseville of New Bedford, brother Wayne Rounseville and wife Joann of Spokane, WA, brother Scott Rounseville and wife Robin of Rochester, grandchildren James Deree, Lilyann Rounseville, Gabriel Smallwood and many nieces, nephews, and grand nieces and nephew. Please join us for A Celebration of Life on January 27, 2018 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Rochester Senior Center 67 Dexter Ln. Rochester, Ma 02770. In lieu of flowers please consider giving to one of the following charitable organizations in Doug’s name.
Wounded Warrior Project www.woundedwarriorproject.org
St. Jude Hospital www.stjude.org
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) Massachusetts www.namimass.org
Defenders of Wildlife www.defenders.org