Douglas Maroldi, 78 of Horse Shoe passed away at his home early Friday morning, October 7, 2016 with his wife of nearly 54 years by his side. A resident of Henderson County for 21 years, he was the son of the late Vincent Maroldi and Florence Jacobson. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Carol Kellogg. Douglas had a gift for capturing stunning candid moments with his camera, which he shared by taking pictures for his church, Etowah United Methodist. Once a mechanic at a small gas station, he furthered his career to become General Manager and later, Body Shop Manager at an auto dealership. His family will miss him dearly and always cherish the memories of visits with him to Cape Cod. His survivors include his wife, Barbara E. Maroldi of Horse Shoe; daughters, Janyce Velotti and husband, Fred of NY and Lynn Caraglior and husband, Jason of VA; grandsons, Michael and Christopher Velotti; and seven nieces and nephews that looked to him as a father figure, Rhonda, Kristen, Tanya, Jay, Meagan, Aaron and Maile. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00pm on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Etowah United Methodist Church with the Reverend David Cook officiating. A reception will follow at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Rd., Flat Rock, NC 28731. To offer online condolences, visit www.shulerfuneralhome.com. Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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