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Leo G. Doran

December 18, 1930 - November 25, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: December 2, 2019

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Leo G. Doran, 88 of Trucksville, passed away Monday morning, November 25, 2019 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Ashley, he was the son of the late James and Catherine (Conahan) Doran.

Leo attended Hanover Area High School where he excelled in baseball, football, and track. He was a marine Corps Veteran of the Korean War, attaining the rank of Private 1st Class. While serving our country, he was decorated with the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal, and the United Nations Service Medal.

Upon his honorable discharge from active service, he was employed at Johns-Manville, Manville, NJ for 14 years, Sunshine Market, Wilkes-Barre, and last at Offset Paperback, Dallas, as a fork lift operator for 14 years, until his retirement.

He was a member of the GCC-IBT Local 137C, was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved the outdoors. Leo enjoyed taking bus trips with his wife Josephine to Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, NJ.

He was preceded in death by his brothers James, Robert, and Donald Doran, sister Mary Pisano, Goddaughter Marilyn Pisano, and Godson John Stock.

Surviving are his wife of 57 years, the former Josephine A. Stock, his devoted son Timothy, who was his rock and caretaker, nieces and nephews.

Leo’s family would like to thank the staff of the VA Medical Center, Dr. Sandhya Desai, Dr. Michelle Balas, Dr. James Check, Dr. Bruce Brownstein and the staff at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital for the wonderful care and compassion given to Leo.

Funeral services for Leo with Military Honors accorded by the United States Marine Corps, will be held Monday, December 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm at the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705, with Father John J. Chmil, officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Family and friends may call Monday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children´s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105, or by visiting www.stjude.org.