|Birth: ||Sep. 16, 1930|
La Plata County
|Death: ||Oct. 4, 2008|
Maurice M. 'Jim' Dolan: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
Montrose Daily Press, The (CO) - Friday, October 10, 2008
Deceased Name: Maurice M. 'Jim' Dolan
Sept. 16, 1930 - Oct. 4, 2008
MONTROSE - Jim Dolan, age 78, passed away Oct. 4, 2008 at home in Montrose, Colo. from a heart attack. He was born in Durango, Colo. to Morris and Sylvia (Trone) Dolan. He spent his childhood in Delta and Montrose.
After graduating from Montrose High School in 1949, he joined the United States Navy, 1950-1954, specializing in underwater demolition (UDT). On Oct. 19, 1952 he married Carol Barnes. His hobbies were many, including golf, jeeping in the San Juans and viewing sports of all kinds, especially football.He belonged to the Teamsters Union driving truck and delivering freight.
He is survived by two sons, Timothy W. and David A. Dolan of Montrose; a half sister, of Dallas, Texas; one nephew, of Montrose; and three nieces of Houston, Texas, of Albuquerque, N.M., and of Grand Junction; and his life long friend, of Montrose.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Emmett and Sylvia Boyer; two brothers, Chester and Vernon "Red" Dolan; and his biological father, Morris Dolan as well as his grandparents.
At Jim's request, cremation has taken place. There will be a memorial service to celebrate his life on Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, at 10 a.m., at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mark Marston officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 1804, Montrose, CO 81402.
Arrangements are being handled by Crippin Funeral Home, 802 E. Main St., Montrose, CO 81401 (970) 249-2121.
Copyright © 2008 The Montrose Daily Press. All rights reserved.
Morris William Dolan (1909 - 1940)
Sylvia Mae Trone Boyer (1907 - 1998)
Timothy Wayne Dolan (1953 - 2010)*
Vernon Eugene Dolan (1928 - 1961)*
Chester Lowell Dolan (1929 - 1930)*
Maurice Monroe Dolan (1930 - 2008)
Thomas David Briggs (1939 - 2005)**
Note: Uncle Jim was cremated but has a memorial in Grand View Cemetery.
Grand View Cemetery
Maintained by: Roanna Dolan Griffin
Originally Created by: Rita Osborne
Record added: Aug 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95717752