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Douglas N. Sheats

February 14, 1944 ~ May 14, 2022 (age 78)

Obituary

Douglas N. Sheats, 78, of Middlesex, NJ passed away on Saturday May 14th at RWJ Somerset Hospital.  Born in Plainfield, NJ, Douglas was a resident of Middlesex since 1973.  Douglas attended Carson Long Military Academy in New Bloomfield, PA, and was a graduate of North Plainfield H.S. class of 1962.  He was a proud United States Air Force Vietnam Veteran serving from 1962 – 1966, and former member of the VFW of Middlesex.  He also devoted time as a volunteer for the DARE program of Piscataway.  Douglas was a passionate car enthusiast and enjoyed his trips to Raceway Park.  He also loved model Lionel and LGB trains.  Douglas retired from PSE&G as a mechanic for 32 years.  He would often display his model trains at PSE&G Christmas parties.  Douglas is predeceased by his parents Douglas D. and Dorothy Sheats.  Surviving is his loving wife of 51 ½ years Arline (Lacko), son Christopher Sheats of Boiling Springs, SC, daughter Dawn Towers, brother Kevin Sheats of South Plainfield and granddaughter Brittany.  Visitation will take place Sunday May 22 from 2-4 and 7 – 9 pm and Monday May 23, 9:00 am to 10:00 am at Scarpa Las Rosas Funeral Home, 22 Craig Place, North Plainfield.  Burial will follow 11:30 am at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown, NJ. 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
May 22, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Scarpa-Las Rosas Funeral Home
22 Craig Place
North Plainfield, NJ 07060

Visitation
Sunday
May 22, 2022

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Scarpa-Las Rosas Funeral Home
22 Craig Place
North Plainfield, NJ 07060

Military Burial
Monday
May 23, 2022

11:30 AM
Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery
350 Province Road
Wrightstown, NJ 08562

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