Obits: John H. Dowling

John H. Dowling, 90, of English Center, died Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Manor Care Jersey Shore.

Born November 17, 1926 in English Center, he was a son of Norman E. and C. Alice (Carson) Dowling. He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years Dorothy E. Dowling on June 19, 2013, and 10 brothers and sisters.

John was a 20 year Veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War.  He retired as a machinist from AVCO, and also was a former employee of Pine Township. He was a member of the VFW Jersey Shore.

Surviving are four sons John H. Dowling, Jr. (Sarah) of Anniston, AL,  Donald E. Dowling  (Margaret) of Grantville, George E. Dowling (Anna) of Victory Mills, NY, and Leonard E. Dowling (Ceri) of English Center, 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, eight great great grandchildren, and a sister Lela Yoder of Williamsport.

In keeping with John’s wishes services and burial in English Center Cemetery will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations in John’s name may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements entrusted to Sanders Mortuary

Archive Category: 
Archive Towns:

Submit your info: Do you have news, an opinion or an event that you would like to share?  Send it to us and we'll review it for inclusion in our site!  You can reach our office at (570) 326-7529 during office hours - or leave us a message. Email Us Your NEWS at

Our FAX number is: (570) 955-3457.


Comment Here