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Douglas C. Carlquist
March 28, 1945 ~ July 21, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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Douglas C. Carlquist, age 78, of Boyers passed away Friday July 21, 2023 at his home.
Born on March 28, 1945 in Erie, Doug was the son of the late Carl E. Carlquist and late Winifred (Tab) Carlquist.
Doug was a Veteran of the United States Navy having served during the Vietnam era. He retired as a Trooper from the Pennsylvania State Police Troop D after 35 years of service. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, VFW Post 7840, and the American Legion. He had a lifelong love of drag racing- racing from his teenage years into his late 60s when he raced super pro mods. He was an avid fisherman and had a passion for fishing. He coached both of his boys in baseball and was an avid Pirates fan.
Douglas is survived by his wife: Sharyn J. (John) Carlquist; two sons: Douglas F. (Kendra) Carlquist of Latrobe and Daniel D. (Julie) Carlquist of Copley, OH; and three grandchildren: Olivia, Dillon, and Brandon. He is also survived by one sister: Christine (Jim) Luce of Edinboro; several nieces and nephews; brother in law, Raymond “Gino” John of Boyers; and sister in law, Kathy (David) Tinker of Emlenton.
Graveside services will be held at 12:00 pm noon Wednesday July 26, 2023 at Epiphany Catholic Cemetery, Deer Road Boyers with services from the Pennsylvania State Police Honor Guard and Military Services. A luncheon will follow at the Boyers Sportsman’s Club.