CHESTER, VT –
Douglas Robert Friborg, 75, of Chester, Vermont, entered into rest on June 29, 2022.
The son of the late Robert and Helen (Engstrom) Friborg, Douglas was born on October 11, 1946, in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his sister Barbara (Friborg) Creighton and nephews Richard Budnick and Christopher Budnick.
He is survived by his sister Patricia (Friborg) Budnick, his nieces Kathleen Creighton and Christina Smith and nephew Robert Budnick and several great nieces and nephews and two great great nephews.
Doug grew up on North Ave in Stratford Connecticut and graduated from Bunnell High School in 1964. He was in the Marines from 1966-1974 and attended Southern Connecticut State University. He enjoyed golfing, skiing, and flying planes. He relished reading and discussing current events with anyone who was interested. Over the course of his life, he held an eclectic array of jobs starting with a paper route, he worked in the Lordship Gun Club, on a lobster boat, sold used cars, sold fresh fish from Maine to Georgia, he was a bartender, telephone salesman and motel handyman. Two of his favorite jobs were Golf Pro and Ski Patroller.
Cremation took place through the care of Simple Choices, Inc. A memorial service will be held on July 23 at 12pm at the family compound (Motel in the Meadow) 936 VT Route 11 W Chester, VT 05143
Contributions in his name can be sent to Chester Ambulance Service, PO Box 370, Chester, VT 05143.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit: SimpleChoicesCremation.com