Born October 14, 1937 in Ft. Edward, NY, he was a son of the late Frederick K. and Frances (Smith) VanDeusen, Sr
Dr. VanDeusen was a 1955 graduate of Schuylerville High School, he was also a 1961 graduate of Cornell University of Veterinary Medicine where he received his Doctorate.
After college he worked in the Machias Veterinary clinic for one year. In May of 1962, he owned and operated his own Veterinary Clinic in Otto, NY and then in 1985 he moved to Bradford and opened the Bradford Veterinary Clinic which he operated until his death.
He was a member of Alpha Zeta Fraternity, and was actively involved with the Student Agencies at Cornell University. He was a contributor to Operation Smile and for 25 years at Child Fund and Children International.
Surviving are two sons Frederick K. VanDeusen III, of Allegany NY, and Timothy L. VanDeusen, of Ithaca, NY, a sister, Mary Renois, of Lake George, NY, a brother, Spencer VanDeusen, of Glenns Falls, NY, 3 grandchildren, Ryan Barta, Devan Barta and Shayne VanDeusen, his former wife, Rosamond Haire VanDeusen of Otto, NY, and two nieces and one nephews.
Private services will be held at the convenience of family with Rev. W. LeRoy Beckes, retired Pastor officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com