John F. Dorey, 75, formerly of Mill Hall passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at Juniper Village, State College.
Born October 9, 1943 in Flemington, he was the son of the late William and L. Elizabeth Grenoble Dorey.
John was a graduate of Lock Haven High School.
He proudly served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.
On August 26, 1967 he married his love, the former Patricia Ann Rhine, who survives.
He was employed by Piper Aircraft and then Hammermill Paper Company.
John was a Life Member of both the VFW and American Legion, Lock Haven.
He was also a member of the Lamar Township Fire Company.
John enjoyed hunting, fishing and going to camp. He also loved the beach.
Most important to him, though, was his family- especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Patricia Dorey of Port Matilda, he is survived by three children: James (Hope) Dorey of Milton, Fl., Tina Hemmis of Port Matilda and Joseph (Dana) Dorey of Renovo; a brother, William Dorey, Jr. of Big Springs, Tx.; a sister, Jean Calhoun of Lock Haven; five grandchildren: TeAnna, Kyle, Keith, Kip, and Kasey Dorey; four great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 3 P.M. at the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc., 231 High St., Flemington with Pastor William Livermore officiating. Military Rites will follow.
Friends and family will be received at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 P.M. until the time of the service.
Memorial contributions in John’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home.