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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ William S. (Bill) Dormer, 86 – US Army Veteran, Automobile Enthusiast

William S. (Bill) Dormer, 86, of West West Terrace, passed away Monday, January 27, at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest.

Bill was born in Reading, Pa., on September 14, 1933, a son of the late Mary (Spadafora) and Devlin Dormer.

He was the husband of Irene J. (Skwatt) Dormer.

He was a member of Saint Patrick’s Church Pottsville.

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He served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War. He was the owner operator of the former Factory Outlet in Pottsville.

Bill enjoyed watching war movies and was an automobile enthusiast who could determine the make and model of most any vehicle. A favorite former pastime had been landscaping.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Mariheln Rose.

Bill is survived by his wife, Irene, a son, William S., husband of Heather Dormer and their son, Robert Dormer.

He ย is also survived by a brother, Devlin, husband of Phyllis Dormer, a brother-in-law Richard Rose.

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Also surviving are cousins, nieces and nephews and his steadfast companion, Bella, his dog. All are respectfully invited to attend a Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 4, at Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc. in Minersville.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at the Church of St. Patrick in Pottsville.

Interment at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville, entrusted with the arrangements.


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