Joseph H. Dolan Jr.
1928 - 2021
Mealey Funeral Home - Limestone Road
2509 Limestone Rd
Wilmington, DE
Joseph H. Dolan, Jr.

Newark - Joseph H. Dolan, Jr., 93 of Newark passed away peacefully on Friday, July 16, 2021 after a short illness.

Joe was born in Wilmington the son of the late Ida (Murphy) and Joseph H. Dolan, Sr. He was a graduate of Brown Vocational and Goldey Beacom College. Joe served in the U.S. Navy at the end of World War II and worked as an accountant/office manager for Harper-Thiel, Graydon Hurst and Son, and R. W. Greer. He spent more than 50 years working at these three companies that were remarkably all within a half mile of each other. Joe was also a faithful Philadelphia sports fan, especially of his beloved Phillies.

In addition to his parents, Joe was predeceased by his wives, Theresa (Fox) Dolan in 1990 and Barbara "Bobbie" (Cardile) Dolan in 2016; his sisters, Dorothy Mroz, Mildred Megginson, and Kathleen Oboryshko; his daughter, Kathy Spigener; and his grandson, Thomas Joseph Antonelli.

Joe is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Anne Marie and Kevin Eanes of Wilmington; his grandchildren and their spouses, Mary Santell (Gus), Thomas Antonelli (Reema), Kevin Eanes (Joy), Megan Zelano (Rocky) and David Eanes (Mary); his great-grandchildren, Giovanni, Gabby, Kayla, Natalie, Grace, Anthony, Anaya, Nicco, Griffin, Benjamin, and Grady; and his sisters, Betty Smith and Ida Varon (Al).

Friends may call on Thursday afternoon at the MEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 2509 Limestone Road from 1 to 2 PM. A service will begin at 2 PM. Burial in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Adoptions from the Heart, 30-31 Hampstead Circle, Wynnewood, PA 19096 or On-line condolences may be sent to

Published by The News Journal from Jul. 16 to Jul. 18, 2021.
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