Douglass C. Herdt, (58) of Hewitt, NJ, loving spouse of Robin Rose Bennett, died on Nov. 1, 2012. Doug was the youngest son of Gilbert and Clara (Roesch) Herdt, formerly from Glen Cove. He leaves his brothers Jonathan (Roberta), Robert (Lorna), Timothy (Carol) and sisters Penelope (Anthony Grover) and Bess (Charles Bell) and numerous nieces and nephews. Doug led an eclectic life. He was a Union props and load-in master, a classically trained actor, a cabinet-maker, and most recently a passionate practitioner and supporter of Permaculture gardening. Doug was committed to sustainability and care of the earth. A celebration of Doug’s life will be planned for May of 2013. Please contact the family for further details.