1966 - 2022
Douglas Gerard Vetter, age 55, of San Jose, CA, passed away Saturday, February 5, 2022 after a decade long battle with cancer. Doug was born to the late Richard Charles Vetter and Virginia Nash Vetter on April 19, 1966 in Bellerose, New York. He is survived by his sisters Virginia, Susan, and Cathyanne and his brothers Richard (Mary) and Gregory (Gina); nieces and nephews Nicholas, Nicole, Thomas, Lauren, Shannon, Gregory, Megan, Justin, Richard, Daniel, and Richie.
Doug attended grade school at both St. Gregory the Great (Bellerose) and Our Lady of Victory (Floral Park, NY) and High School at Floral Park Memorial. He was a double alumnus of St. John’s University (St. John’s College and St. John’s School of Law) and practiced law for IBM and Apple. His work at Apple, where he was Vice President and Associate General Counsel, moved him across the country where he achieved great professional success and developed wonderful friendships.
Doug will be remembered by his friends and family for his strong work ethic, sharp intellect, and great wit, but most importantly, for his love of family and incredible generosity. In Doug's memory and honor, please consider supporting the below charitable organizations for which he was most passionate.
The newly established Douglas G. Vetter '88C '91L Memorial Scholarship at St. John’s School of Law. Contributions can be made online at lawgiving.stjohns.edu. Checks can be mailed to Brian Woods, St. John’s University School of Law, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439 and include Douglas Vetter Scholarship in the memo. If you have questions please call 914.263.7026.
The Trevor Project (give.thetrevorproject.org)
The Innocence Project (innocenceproject.org)
Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School (www.cristoreysanjose.org/support)
Republican National Committee (secure.gop.com/donate)
Thursday, March 3 & Friday, March 4
2:00 - 4:30 PM & 7:00 - 9:30 PM
New Hyde Park Funeral Home
506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL
Saturday, March 5
Our Lady of Victory R.C. Church
2 Floral Parkway, Floral Park, NY
Queen of Peace Cemetery
16 Powells Lane, Old Westbury, NY