Julius Joseph Dobitsch, Jr. 61, of Clifford Twp., died Wednesday, January 8th at home after a brief illness. His wife is the former Edith Machiesky.
Born in Darby, son of Julius J. Dobitsch, Sr., Salem Twp., and the late Joan Campbell Dobitsch, who died in December, he was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church, Carbondale. He was a graduate of Western Wayne High School. He was currently employed as a respiratory technician in the Polysomnography Department at the VA Hospital in East Orange, NJ.
Also surviving are three sons: Julius Dobitsch and wife Jennifer, Fort Meyers, FL; Francis Dobitsch, Clifford Twp.; Dennis Dobitsch, MD and companion Lisa, Chicago, IL; four grandchildren: Mackenzie, Evy, Julian, and Willow; Jules especially loved his grandchildren. He dressed up as Santa every Christmas just to see all the smiles on their faces when he gave them gifts. His grandchildren were the light of his life. They will truly miss him; Also surviving are his siblings: Kathleen Hertzog, Lake Ariel; Sandra Gillette, Salem Twp.; David Dobitsch, Langhorne; Christopher Dobitsch, Sterling Twp. And Daniel Dobitsch, Wilmington, DE; and numerous nieces and nephews, including Teresa, Maria, and Katrina Virbitsky, whom Jules loved as if they were his own children.
The funeral will be Tuesday, January 14th in the Trinity Episcopal Church, 58 River Street, Carbondale, with services at 10 am by Rev. William McGinty. Interment, Canaan Corners Cemetery, Waymart. Friends may call at the church from 9 am until service time. Arrangements by the Brennan & Brennan Funeral Home, Inc., 55 Lincoln Avenue, Carbondale.
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