In Memory: Robert J. Dolan 1945-2011
Robert J. Dolan of Philadelphia and formerly of Haverford and Ardmore passed away Thursday morning December 22, 2011 at his home.
Born November 27, 1945 to Eleanor Thomson and John A Dolan. Bob graduated St. Denis Grade School, class of 1958, Malvern Preparatory School class of 1963 and attended Villanova University. He served in the U.S. Air Force on Active Duty 1966-1970, serving two Tours in Korea as a Crash/Rescue Firefighter; Crew Chief, and Rank Staff Sergeant.
After his active duty he served in the U.S. Air Force Reserves until he retired in 1986. Bob owned and operated Dolan's Appliances in Ardmore for many years. He was currently Vice President and Manager of Kieffers Appliances in Wayne.
Following in his Father's footsteps Bob joined the Merion Fire Cmpany of Ardmore in 1967. He is a Life Fire Brigade Member, served on the Board of Managers, 1979 - 2006 and was President 1982 to 1984. He also served as a Firefighter with the Philadelphia Reserve Fireforce in the 1970's.
He is survived by his wife Christin H. Green.
Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing 9:30 until 10:45 A.M. Tuesday, December 27 at Stretch Funeral Home, 236 E. Eagle Rd., Havertown, Pa Followed by Services at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment will follow in St. Denis Cemetery across the street.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Memory of Bob Dolan may be made to: Merion Fire Co. of Ardmore, 35 Greenfield Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003