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Earl K. Dohner

April 14, 1924 — June 1, 2024

Lebanon

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Earl K. Dohner, age 100, went to be with the love of his life of 69 years of marriage, on June 1, 2024 at his home. 

Earl was born in Lebanon, PA on April 14, 1924 to Elias Dohner and Goldie Dohner (Kreiser). He was a Navy Veteran of World War II and worked for Bethlehem Steel. Earl was a Mason with Mt. Olivet Lodge #704 for 70 years. He also was the oldest volunteer for Operation Santa, Salvation Army, Lebanon Rescue Mission and was involved with many mission trips. Earl was involved with the Shriners, Optimist Club and polka pals. Cornwall Boro declared April 14th, "Earl Dohner Day." He was a friend to all. 

He is survived by daughter Kandra Schmeltz and spouse Richard; son Todd Dohner and spouse Elizabeth; honorary son Robert Simmerman; grandchildren Christopher Rague and spouse Billie Jo, Adam Dohner and spouse Gabrielle, Nathan Dohner and spouse Molly, Melissa Schmeltz Liebner and spouse Alex; 9 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; sister Geanne Forrey. He was preceded in death by wife Hilda M. Dohner (Eckert); grandchild Jeremiah Schmeltz; several siblings. 

A viewing will be held Thursday, 6th of June, 2024 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM at South Lebanon Community Church, 13 Evergreen Road, Lebanon with services starting at 11:30AM. 

Burial will follow at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, with full military honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to VA Hospice, 1700 S. Lincoln Ave., Lebanon, PA 17042.

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Viewing

Thursday, June 6, 2024

10:30 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

South Lebanon Community Church

13 Evergreen Rd, Lebanon, PA 17042

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Funeral Service

Thursday, June 6, 2024

11:30am - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

South Lebanon Community Church

13 Evergreen Rd, Lebanon, PA 17042

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Graveside Service

Thursday, June 6, 2024

1:30 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Indiantown Gap National Cemetery

60 Indiantown Gap Rd, Annville, PA 17003

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