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Denell Douglass

Published on August 11, 2021

Boonville- Denell Douglass, 45, passed away on August 7, 2021, surrounded by family and friends in the comfort of her eldest sister’s home. Denell was born in Rome, NY, on September 5, 1975, the youngest daughter of David Douglass and Deanne Burke Douglass. For many years Denell resided in Boonville, NY before moving to Holland Patent, NY for many years to follow. Of which she committed many years of service to the NYS DDSO and made life-long friends. 


She is survived by a son, James Newland and daughter Corrine Newland, Fiancè, Patrick Newland, Father, David Douglass, and step-mother, Donna Douglass, Boonville, NY, sisters, Donna Douglass Austin, Boonville, NY, and Dawn Douglass Abel, Canastota, NY, niece, Traci Abel, Nephew, Tyler Abel, dear friends, Greg and Tammy Ellinger, Aaron and Darlene Defazio, HopeAnn Cyr LoPresti, and many others, as well as her life-long best friend, John Vanderland Jr., whom she met when she was 13.


Denell always had a zest for life and is whole-heartedly remembered by this, as well as her deep-rooted love for snowmobiling and all motorsports. She spent many years of her adult life supporting one of her favorite organizations, Pink Ribbon Riders, which allowed her to do what she loved while supporting breast cancer patients. Denell is well known for her ability to create light in dim situations, leading a bright-lit pathway to her final resting place.


Funeral services will begin on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at12:00 Noon at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, followed by interment in Boonville Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon, at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions can be made to Jessica’s Hero’s, 117 East Railroad Street, Oneida, NY 13421, and Lewis County Humane Society, 6390 Pine Grove Road, Glenfield, NY 13343. 


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