Charles F. “Chub” Dollinger

Charles F. “Chub” Dollinger, 85, of a resident of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of 476 Main Street, Kersey, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Pinecrest Manor, after a brief illness.

He was born February 21, 1934, in Kersey, son of the late Francis and Catherine Bobenrieth Dollinger.  Chub was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Kersey High School, Class of 1952.  He was a former employee of the Pennsylvania Railroad and was a retired employee of the Keystone Carbon Company, retiring in 1996, after 17 years of service.

On May 2, 1959, in the St. Mary’s Church, Chub married Alice Q. Gregory, who survives.  He is also survived by four daughters, Joann McQuone and her husband Pat of St. Joseph, MI, Barbara Otto and her husband Gene of Mount Gretna, PA, Teresa Riddle and her husband Michael of St. Marys, and Martha Dollinger of Alexandria, VA; three sons, Francis Dollinger and his wife Terry of Green Cove Springs, FL, Daniel Dollinger and his wife Cindy of St. Marys, and Thomas Dollinger of Ridgway; 20 grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; two great-grandsons; a sister, Alice Kugler and her husband Marinus “Bud” of Kersey; and by numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Chub was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Mattivi; and by two brothers, James and Willis Dollinger.

Chub was a member of the St. Boniface Church and was a veteran of the United States Army.  He was a lifelong member of the Fox Township Volunteer Fire Department, a member of the Fox Township Senior Center, and was a former member of the Fox Township Servicemen’s Burial Detail.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the St. Boniface Church on Monday, January 20, 2020, at 10:00 AM, with the Rev. Ross Miceli, Pastor, officiating.  Full military rites will be accorded by the Fox Township Servicemen’s Burial Detail.  Burial will be in the St. Boniface Cemetery.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Sunday, January 19, 2020, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the St. Boniface School, 359 Main Street, Kersey, PA  15846.

Jackie Johnston January 16, 2020 at 8:37 am

So very sorry to hear about the passing of Chub, he will be missed.

Teresa Steward January 17, 2020 at 12:53 pm

Joanne, Pat and family, So sorry to hear of the loss of your father. We are praying for you and your family. We also pray for his soul as he takes his next steps in to Jesus’ arms.

Karen Gallardo January 17, 2020 at 2:45 pm

Marty and family, we are so sorry for your loss. May your memories of your father be a comfort and may you lean on each other. We are all on the Earth for too short of a time. God Speed! Xoxo Karen

Mary Kay Schatz Hilyer January 19, 2020 at 2:33 pm

So sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad.
Thinking of all of your famliy.

Mark & Mary Brendel January 21, 2020 at 9:43 am

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Mark & Mary Brendel

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