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Bernard W. Dolat

1928 - 2018
Bernard W. Dolat Obituary
Bernard W. Dolat, 90, died August 28, 2018 in Merced, CA. He was born and raised in Farmingdale, NY. He was married to Jean (Chapin) Dolat, who passed away in 2017, for 68 years.

Bernie met Jean at Cortland State Teachers College. After serving in the Army in the Occupation Forces in Japan, he went to Columbia University to complete his M.A. Ed and Ed.D. He progressed in his career from high school coach, to education consultant for the State of CT, and, in retirement, a general contractor.

He was a member of the Hartford Tennis Club and the Pocasset (MA) Country Club and stayed physically active into his 80s. Always an organizer he served on the board for the Home Builders of Cape Cod for years and president of the Men's Golf League at Sun City, Hilton Head, SC.

Bernie and Jean lived in West Hartford and raised their family there. He is survived by their children, Christy Dolat Bartlett (Peter), Jackie Dolat (Joni ), Stephen Dolat(Laurie), Patty Grossman (Randy) , Peter Dolat (Sydney), and twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

There will be no formal service planned.
Published in Bluffton Today on Aug. 31, 2018
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