In Loving Memory of Joseph Dodgson

Joseph Dodgson

Joseph Dodgson

Scranton, PA June 9, 1950 ~ May 18, 2019 Date of Service: May 24, 2019

Joseph Dodgson died Saturday in the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. 

Born June 9, 1950 to the late Francis and Rose Gallagher Dodgson, he was educated in Scranton public schools and received an associate’s degree from Lackawanna Junior College.  A U.S. Army veteran, he proudly served with the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Vietnam.  He was a member of Bricklayers and Stone Masons Local 18 Union and then began working for the Pennsylvania Gas and Water Company, retiring from UGI after 33 years of service. He was a member of VFW Post 3474 since 1974 and also a member of the Taurus Club, Scranton. 

He is survived by sons, Francis and Joseph Dodgson; daughter Kristina Shotwell; sister Denise Lahotski; nephews Paul and Daniel and niece Lorraine Lahotski; brother-in-law Paul Lahotski; grandchildren Olivia, Joseph, Mikayla, and Ethan.

The funeral will be Friday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with mass at 9:30 a.m. at Mary, Mother of God at Holy Rosary Church, Scranton.  Interment, Cathedral Cemetery.

Friends may call Thursday from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Teresa Marino
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Reply #4 on : Wed May 22, 2019, 16:08:34
Dee Dee, so sorry to hear about our brother Joe. You and his family will be in my prayers.

Teresa & Ralph Marino
Tom Hall
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Reply #3 on : Tue May 21, 2019, 15:09:24
Joe, im so sorry to hear about your father. May almighty God give him peace and console you and your family. If you need anything, let me know.
Marilee Sweeney
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Re: In Loving Memory of Joseph Dodgson
Reply #2 on : Tue May 21, 2019, 11:19:23
Sincere condolences “D.D.” On the passing of Joe.
RIP Joe.
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Reply #1 on : Tue May 21, 2019, 06:58:25
I sat next to Joe in grade school - he drew the coolest
pictures of flying saucers...RIP classmate.