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Donald E. Dobson

July 17, 1945 — December 2, 2019

Donald E. Dobson, 74 of 8 Old Road, Aristes passed away on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.

Born in Danville on July 17, 1945 he was the son of the late Henry and Martha (Miszkiel) Dobson.

He was a graduate of Mt. Carmel High School and Bloomsburg University where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology.

Donald served in the United State Air Force during the Vietnam Era from 1966-1970. He received the National Defense Medal, the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award and the Air Force Good Conduct Medal.

He was married in the former St. Peter’s Church in Mt. Carmel on September 26, 1970 to Lorena (Cole) Dobson who survives.

He was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Ashland and the Aristes Fire Company.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters and one son, Amy Ackerman and her husband Eric of Danville; Don J. Dobson and his wife Judy of Bloomsburg and Debbi A. Brandau and her husband Dr. Adrian Brandau of Sayre; five grandchildren, Emily and Sarah Dobson, Colin Ackerman, and Jamison and Henry Brandau; one brother, Henry Dobson and his wife Judy of Danville; and three nieces and their families.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one grandson, Donovan Wade Brandau.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 11:00 am in St. Charles Borromeo Church in Ashland with the Rev. Francis Iroot as the celebrant. Interment will follow in Our Mother of Consolation Cemetery in Mt. Carmel Township. There will be no viewing. Everyone is invited to the Mass. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, 40 South Market Street Mt. Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III Supervisor. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy can be made to a Veteran’s organization of your choice. To leave a condolence for the family, please sign the guestbook at

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