February 25, 2012
Paul Jerry Doll, 78, died at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia after a brief illness. Mr. Doll was born on February 2, 1934, in Reading, son of the late Lewis Elwood and Wilhelmina Marble Doll, and step-mother, Jean Doll, of Monroe Township. Paul graduated from Kingston High School, Kingston, in 1953, after which he received an associate degree in drafting and design technology from Penn State University, Lehman. Paul served in the U.S. Army as a track vehicle and tank mechanic and was honorably discharged in 1962. Mr. Doll lived in Evans Falls on the family farm for most of his adult life. He was a dairy farmer and logger, and also worked at the Procter & Gamble plant in Mehoopany as a security guard until he became ill in January. He was well known and respected throughout the community. Paul was a regular attendee at the Evans Falls Methodist Church, and was involved with many of their activities. He enjoyed reading history books and taking trips to historical sites, attending family reunions, farm shows and fairs. He especially enjoyed being with family and friends. He was a kind soul with a generous heart. Mr. Doll is survived by a brother, Elwood Charles Doll, of Newark Del.; sisters, Roberta Davis and husband Charles, of Windham Township, Bradford County; Patricia Campbell and husband Forrest, of West Grove; aunt, Dorothy Hall, and husband Ira David, of Monroe Township, with whom he resided; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Harding-Litwin Funeral Home, 123 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Pastor William Kennard officiating. Calling hours will be Friday, from 6 to 8 p.m., and on Saturday, from noon until service time. Military service will be Saturday at 12:45 p.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Vaughn Cemetery, Mehoopany. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Paul Doll's Memory to Martha Lloyd Community Services, Attn: Admissions, 66 Lloyd Lane, Troy, PA 16947, or to the donor's favorite charity. Directions or online condolence please go to aplitwinfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Times Leader on Feb. 29, 2012