GASTONIA - Donald Edward Dole, 86 passed away November 23, 2012 at Gaston Memorial Hospital.
He was a native of Mount Pleasant, Mich. born Jan. 17, 1926, to the late Anthony and Clara Little Dole
He was owner & operator of Dole Home Cleaning and a U.S. Army
veteran, a member of Saint Michael Catholic Church and the Knights of Colum-bus. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Terah Satcher Dole; sons, Ronald T. Dole and wife Brenda, Joseph R. Dole and wife Debbie, Anthony P. Dole and wife Denise, Alan G. Dole and Kenneth E. Dole and wife Angela, daughters Sandra K. Davy and husband Howard, Judith A. Hileman and husband Guy and Donna M. Dole, sister Monica Barrett, 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held 3 p.m. Sunday at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home with Father Roger Arnsparger, the Rev. Mr. John Weisenhorn and the Rev. Mr. Art Kingsley officiating.
Burial will be private.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com
The family is being cared for by Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia.