Seneca Falls – Douglas C. Bastian, 69, of Willers Road, Town of Varick, NY, passed away on Tuesday (May 2, 2017) at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY.
A Graveside Service for Doug will be held at Fayette Rural Cemetery, Town of Fayette, NY, at a date and time to be announced. There will be no prior calling hours. It was Doug’s request, that if you see any of his children, please give them a hug.
Doug was born in Seneca Falls, NY on April 1, 1948 the son of the late Clifford & Virginia Wood Bastian. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was retired from the former Seneca Army Depot. Doug was a Civil War Aficionado. He enjoyed taking care of his home property and looking after, “His Boys”, which were his 2 dogs, Oliver & Teddy.
He is survived by:
His wife, Dolores Dinsmore of Seneca Falls whom he married on November 10, 1984.
2 daughters – Virginia (Christopher) Kempf – Interlaken, NY
Shelby Bastian – Seneca Falls, NY
2 sons – Craig Bastian – Mt. Morris, NY
Casey (Cari Dresser) Bastian – W. Virginia
1 sister – Cheryl Rabbe – Rochester, NY
Several nieces and nephews
In addition to his parents, Doug was predeceased by 2 brothers, Clifford & Brian Bastian and his favorite father and mother in law, Charmion & John Dinsmore
Arrangements are under the direction of Doran Funeral Home, Seneca Falls, NY.
Please consider leaving a condolence or lighting a candle in memory of Doug at: doranfuneralhome.com.