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Donald R Dolan

December 11, 1934 - July 18, 2022

Loving husband, father, grandfather and friend


Service Date: July 20, 2022

In Lieu of Flowers: See Obit

Obituaries » Donald R Dolan

Donald Richard Dolan passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family. He was 87.

He was born and raised in Newark, lived in Bloomfield & Pine Brook before settling in Livingston 15 years ago.

He was a loving husband and a dedicated father & grandfather.

Survivors include his loving wife, Joyce M. (nee-Spagnardi), his sons: James R. and his wife, Charity, Thomas M. & Michael R. and his wife, Sarah Mazak; his daughter, Eileen M. Dolan & her husband, Tom Burns; Donald is also survived by his cherished grandchildren: Sydney Matis and her husband, Nate; Serena, Jeremy, Ryan, Katie, James & Leila.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend his Liturgy of Christian Burial to be offered on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 10:00a.m. at Saint Peter the Apostle R.C. Church, 179 Baldwin Rd, Parsippany, NJ 07054. Interment: Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Visiting hours are on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, from 5:00pm-8:00p.m. at the Par-Troy Funeral Home. 95 Parsippany Road, Parsippany. (973)887-3235 or visit In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 300, Memphis, TN 38148