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Douglas E. Dolby

October 25, 1960 ~ March 4, 2019 (age 58)

Douglas Edward Dolby, 58, of Leeper, PA passed away following a brief illness on Monday March 4, 2019 at his home.

          Born on October 25, 1960 in Brookville, PA, he was the son of the late Willis Clyde and Josephine Ethel (Drayer) Dolby.  He was a graduate of Clarion Area High School.  Douglas was employed as a maintenance man at Allegheny Wood Products in Marble, PA.  On June 7, 2003 he married Rae Jean Hartman, she survives in Leeper, PA.  He was a member of the Helen Furnace United Methodist Church.

          Douglas enjoyed cutting wood, spending time in the woods, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren.

          Along with his wife, Douglas is survived by two sons, James “Rob” Sorrell and wife Katelynn of Sugar Grove, PA and Adam J. Sorrell of Oil City; a daughter, Amanda Myers and husband Brent of Scandia, PA; three sisters, Darlene Heasley and husband Ed of Leeper, Diane Call and companion John Hargenrader of Fryburg, PA, and Denise Shufesky and husband Dave of Marienville, PA.  Also surviving are seven grandchildren, Joel, Olivia, Melissa, Evan, Hayden, Raelynn, and Oakley; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

          Per the family’s wishes there will not be any funeral services.  Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Furlong Funeral Home, 140 Cherry Street, Marienville, PA.  Interment will be in the Miola Cemetery, Highland Twp., Clarion, Co., PA.

          Memorials in honor of Douglas may be made to the Clarion Forest VNA at 271 Perkins Road, Clarion, PA or The ALS Association Western Pennsylvania Chapter, at 416 Lincoln Avenue – Pittsburgh, PA 15209.

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