Douglas Herrmann

Obituary of Douglas Herrmann

Douglas E. Herrmann age 74 died March 29, 2017 at his home in East Syracuse, NY. Douglas suffered from recurring health issues over the past ten years. Douglas was the sixth child born to Otto A. and Muriel E. Ackerson Herrmann in Syracuse.

Following graduation from North Syracuse High School in 1960 he enlisted in the United States Marine Corp and was Honorably discharged in September 1963 and the Marine Corps Reserve in 1967.

Douglas attended the NYS Police Academy and served in many capacities for 26 years before retiring as an Investigator in the BCI of NYS Troopers in 1996.

Douglas was a long time member and Adjutant of American Legion Post 787 in Cicero, NY.

Douglas is survived by two sons: Scott of Liverpool, NY and Todd of Charlotte, NC. He is also survived by a brother Robert F. (Kitty) Herrmann of Waynesboro, VA, sisters: Barbara J. Herrmann of Liverpool, NY, Patricia L. (Bill) Boylan of Mattydale, NY, a brother-in-law Donald Amerman of North Syracuse, NY and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by sisters: Jean Stevenson of Dexter, NY, Jane Herrmann of Los Angeles, CA and Joan Amerman of North Syracuse.

A memorial service will be held at American Legion Post 787 Cicero on Thursday, April 6th at 4:30-7:00PM. Online condolences may be sent to In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the American Legion Post 787 Cicero, NY.