Michael Dooley

Michael Dooley

Thursday, November 29th, 1951 Saturday, November 9th, 2019

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Obituary for Michael Dooley

Michael Dooley, 67, of Valley View, Town of Ulster, died suddenly, Saturday, November 9th, 2019 in the Hudson Valley.

He was born and raised in New York City on November 29th, 1951, son of the late William and Mary (Marveggi) Dooley.

Michael was employed for over 20 years as a Commercial and Residential Building Superintendent for Local 32BJ.

He could often be found enjoying a veal parmigiana at Il Vagabondo or visiting a casino. He was a member of the Rip VanWinkle Riders MC and an avid sports enthusiast.

He is survived by his companion of twelve years, Deborah C. Prusack, one daughter, Kris Dooley of Brooklyn, and two sons, Sean Dooley of Brooklyn and Michael Dooley, and his wife Jessica, of South Salem, NY, and their children, Sloane M. Dooley and Graham E. Dooley, and one sister, Patricia A. Gray, and her husband Robert, of Stony Brook, NY, and his former wife, Brenda L. Dooley of Port Jefferson, NY, one nephew, Robert M. Gray and two nieces, Kimberly Homfelt-Gray and Jennifer A. Gray.

The family will receive friends during memorial visitation at the Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home, 339 Broadway, Ulster Park, on Sunday, November 24th, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

In lieu of fresh flowers, the family suggests indoor plants for loved ones to take home and nurture in memory of Michael or a contribution in Michaels' memory to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105

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    Sunday, November 24th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home
    339 Broadway
    Ulster Park, NY
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    Sunday, November 24th, 2019
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Memorial Visitation

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Jan Akins

Michael, you were absolutely one of a made my friend's heart so happy from the time you met.. remembering that first Thanksgiving that you and Deb stopped cleaned and washed dishes! I always made pumpkin bread for you from that day! I needed to get to Ed this past Sept and there you and Deb were! We will soooo miss you my friend..and, as well as others, will always be there for our Deb... Love you 💔, Jan and Ed Akins
Comment | Posted at 01:13pm via Condolence

victoria hoyt

To Our Dear Deb: You and Michael were a match made in Heaven and he is there now watching over you and sending you his everlasting love, as we are. Michael's contagious smile and bright personality will not be forgotten.
Victoria & Jeffrey
Comment | Posted at 04:09pm via Condolence

Patti Archibald

My dear friend Debbie,
I seen for myself the love you two shared. My heart is saddened for your lose.sincere condolences to his family.
Comment | Posted at 01:57pm via Condolence

Chris Jones

Debbie.... my sincere condolences for you loss. Mike was a great guy, and when I saw you two together, you seemed very happy. May he rest in peace, and my your friends help you through the grief.
Comment | Posted at 02:59pm via Condolence

All Staff Members at NUSTL

With caring thoughts, to our dear colleague Kris Dooley and family. We are thinking of you during this difficult time.
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