ELMSFORD, N.Y. - Village of Elmsford court clerk, Douglas Joseph Friedle died Jan. 6 at Hudson Valley Medical Center in Peekskill. He was 44.
Born, Jan. 20, 1967 in New York City, he was the son of Walter P. Friedle and the late Elsie Friedle. He attended SUNY Cortland, where he was an on-air disc jockey for WSUC radio station. Friedle graduated with a bachelor's degree in communications in 1990.
A Village of Elmsford employee for 16 years, Friedle was hired in December of 1995 as a deputy court clerk. He worked as the Elmsford court clerk for the last 12 years.
In a statement, Elmsford Mayor Robert Williams said that Friedle "was a valued employee" and that "he loved his job and enjoyed being a part of [the] Village family."
A devoted NY Yankees fan, he enjoyed traveling to different stadiums to see them play. Friedle was a proud uncle of six nieces and would look forward to annual family reunion vacations in Cape May, N.J. for the last 25 years.
A lifelong resident of Cortlandt Manor, he is remembered for his unique sense of humor, love of pop culture and his willingness to help friends and family.
Friedle is survived by his father Walter, his brother Michael E. (Karla) Friedle of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., his sisters Karen M. (Michael) Kelly of Garrison, N.Y. and Laura A. (Kenneth) Cothren of Poughkeepsie, four aunts, six nieces and a grand-niece.
Friends are invited to call at the Clinton Funeral Home in Peekskill on Thursday, from 4 to 7 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m, on Friday at St. Columbanus Church in Cortlandt Manor. Interment will follow at a later date.
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