|Jean Kay Morse-Jackson
Joined: 29 Mar 2008
|Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2009 12:05 pm Post subject: Doleski, John Frances 1920 - 2009
|Obit: Corning Leader, NY; Sat Nov 07, 2009, 11:54 PM EST
Wellsboro, Pa. - John Frances Doleski, age 89, of Elkland, Pa., passed away Friday, November 6, 2009 at the Carlton Senior Care Home, Wellsboro, Pa., surrounded by his family.
He was born March 27, 1920 in Olean, NY, the son of George and Agnes Doleski.
John was a veteran of the U.S. Army who served during WWII as a mechanic on B-17 bombers. When he returned from WWII he worked at the Elkland Leather Company for “28” years and the A&P Plant in Horseheads, NY for “10” years. John was a member of Elkland Moose Lodge #746 and Knoxville V.F.W. Post #6735. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, who enjoyed spending time in the outdoors with his son-in-law, Scott. John spent much of his time on his front porch swing and loved watching the New York Yankees with his wife, Louise, to whom he was married for “56” years.
Survived by: his daughter and sone-in-law, Susan and Scott Streeter, Knoxville, Pa.; his grandchildren, Kara and William Boltz, Chambersburg, Pa.; his great-grandchildren, Madison and William; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise and “9” siblings.
Family and friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home Inc., #214 West Main Street, Elkland, Pa., Monday from 12:00-2:00 p.m. where funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. immediately following the visitation. Pastor Larry O’Dell officiating.
Burial in Highland Cemetery, Elkland, Pa.
Donations may be made in John’s memory to Knoxville V.F.W. #6753.