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Edward J. Dooley

Obituary for Edward J. Dooley

February 16, 2018
Levittown, Pennsylvania


Edward J. Dooley, 92, of Levittown, PA died on February 16, 2018, with his family by his side at St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne. Born in Newtown, Edward was a long time Newtown area resident before moving to Levittown in 1976.

Edward attended St. Andrew Catholic School and is a retired equipment maintenance mechanic for cold Spring Bleachery and A.E. Staley in Morrisville for over 35 years. He enjoyed fishing, racing pigeons and yard work. Edward worked on wood projects and made bird houses and bird feeders. Spending time with his family and grandchildren was most important to him.

Edward is the son of the late George and Pearl Levengood Dooley and the brother of the late John, George, Paul, Margurite, Mary and Grace. He is the husband of 65 years to Shirley Binkley Dooley and the father of Allen Lee (Arlene) Dooley, Edward Dooley, Jr., Ricky (Karen) Dooley. He is the proud grandfather of Anthony (Elizabeth), Andrew (Amanda), Casey and Amber Dooley and the great grandfather of Anthony, Ellie Rose and Dominic. Edward is also survived by his sister, Elizabeth Sisk and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to Edward's Life Celebration on Thursday, February 22, from 11 to 12 Noon and to his funeral service at 12 Noon at the Swartz Givnish Funeral Home, 323 Washington Ave, Newtown, PA 18940. Interment will follow in Newtown Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Edward's name may be made to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Building 31, 31 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892

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    Building 31
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Swartz-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

323 East Washington Avenue
Newtown, PA 18940
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