Edgar L. Dauberman, Jr., 86, of Wiconisco, passed away Saturday, October 12th at his home.
Born at Polyclinic Hospital in Harrisburg, January 26, 1933, a son of the late Edgar L. and Thelma Morris Dauberman.
He was retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp. as a machine operator. He served proudly and honorably in the United States Marine Corp and was a decorated combat wounded veteran of the Korean War.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years Janet (Neiman) on December 4, 2018, a son James Dauberman, 5 brothers; Dean, John, Glen, Robert and Donald. 7 sisters; Betty, Shirley, Anna, Doris, Nancy Jean, Vivian and Verna.
He was a member of St. Christopher's Lutheran Church, Lykens. He was a 2 term past President of the E-2-5 Marine Korean War Veteran's Association. A life member of 1st Marine Division Association; 1st Marine Corps. Association, Military Order of Purple Heart, the DAV, the Amvets Post 1988, Michigan, a life member of the Gratz VFW, a member of the former Lykens American Legion, a life member of Once a Marine Always a Marine, Toys for Tots, The Patrick Wm. Milano Detachment 299, Marine Corps League;
In August of 1965, Edgar brought Midget and Little League Football into Northern Dauphin County. He founded and organized the Lykens Little Tigers and other communities followed with youth football. Edgar coached the Tigers for nine years and his wife coached the cheerleaders. Edgar was extremely proud of this accomplishment. Edgar had a love for football especially college and a true passion for the Penn State football program.
He enjoyed being around his family, especially his grandchildren and his dog Scooter.
He is survived by two children, Louis Dauberman and his wife Brenda of Wiconisco and Susan Donton and her husband Bill of Tower City, five grandchildren Brett, Nikka, Elissa, Ryon, Tori. 5 great grandchildren; a brother; George Dauberman of Sheridan, two sisters Sara Miller of Lykens and Mary Sponic and her husband Don of South Carolina. Nieces and nephews.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, October 19th at 11:00 am at Christ United Methodist Church, Tower City with Reverends Del Akech Del and Annette Shutt. Burial with full Marine military honors will be in the Calvary United Methodist cemetery in Wiconisco. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations should be made to Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Gift Processing Administration, 18251 Quantico Gateway Drive, Triangle, VA 22172 or www.toysfor tots.org. To sign the guestbook please visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com.
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