DOLIN GERALD L

CW2 Gerald "Gerry" L. Dolin was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 07/28/2014 at the age of 68.9
Ventura, CA
Flight Classes 66-5W and 66-5
Date of Birth 09/14/1945
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 114 AHC in 66-67
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Gerry Dolin, a beloved father, brother and friend, passed peacefully in his home on Monday, July 28, 2014.Gerry was a distinguished veteran, and served as a helicopter pilot for the Army during Vietnam in the 114th Aviation Company. He owned an electronic repair company in Ventura County for over 30 years, and retired in 2009.

He was an accomplished mechanic and engineer who was often known by his friends as 'Mr. Fix It', due to his innate ability to perform masterful repairs on anything from automobiles to water softeners. Swing dancing, water skiing, snow skiing, scuba diving, horseback riding, aviation and travelling were among his greatest passions, which Gerry loved to share with his family and his many dear friends. His honesty, generosity, sense of humor and kind spirit will be remembered by all those that knew him.

Gerry is survived by his sisters, Lynn and Karen; daughters, Wendy and Angelina; son, Chris; and grandchildren, Ryan, Breonna, and Drake.Any pictures and stories that you would like to share with the family can be sent to the email address provided below. The family is not asking for donations, but would prefer any charitable contributions (financial or otherwise) be given directly to The Match Bone Marrow Registry or the Wounded Warrior Foundation in his honor. For those who wish to attend, a service will be held in his honor at the Ted Mayr Funeral Home, 3150 Loma Vista Road, Ventura on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 3:00 pm.

A celebration honoring Gerry's passion for life, with a live band and swing dancing will be held immediately following at, Yolie's Restaurant, 138 W. Main St, in Ventura. Please RSVP to the email below or visit the following link if you plan to attend this event, http://goo.gl/4AqqYA .

If you wish to contact the family, please send your correspondence via email to dolin.family805@gmail.comArrangements are under the direction of the Ted Mayr Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at TedMayrFuneralHome.com.

Published in Ventura County Star from Aug. 20 to Aug. 23, 2014

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