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  • A funeral service will be held in Oneonta, N.Y.

    A funeral service will be held in Oneonta, N.Y.

Donald H. Dockstader, 95

July 15, 2015

A funeral service will be held in Oneonta, N.Y.

A funeral ser­vice will be held in Oneonta, N.Y.

Don­ald H. Dock­stader, 95, of Engle­wood, Fla., passed away Wednes­day, July 15, 2015, at Tidewell Hospice.

Born Dec. 1, 1919, in Oneonta, N.Y., he served in the U.S. Navy dur­ing World War II. A grad­u­ate of Oswego State Col­lege with his Master’s degree in indus­trial arts, Don was a teacher for Gloversville High School and John­stown, N.Y., Ful­ton Mont­gomery Com­mu­nity Col­lege. After 30 years of teach­ing, he retired to Englewood.

A res­i­dent of Engle­wood for 28 years since com­ing from Gloversville, he was a mem­ber of the Engle­wood United Methodist Church.

He was pre­de­ceased by his wife, Eliz­a­beth, in 2004.

Sur­vivors include two daugh­ters, Ann Shaw of Engle­wood and Donna Mon­sen of St. James, N.Y.; two sons, Garth of Lusby, Md., and Glenn of Water­vliet, N.Y.; 15 grand­chil­dren and many great-grandchildren.

A funeral ser­vice will be held in Oneonta, N.Y., with bur­ial in Oneonta Plains Cemetery.

Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home has been selected to han­dle arrange­ments.  You may share a mem­ory with the fam­ily at www.englewoodfh.com