John J. Dolphin



LANCASTER, SC ~ Mr. John Joseph Dolphin, age 84, died Monday, January 1, 2018 at Lancaster Convalescent Center. He was born September 9, 1933 in Hughestown, Pennsylvania, the son of the late Joseph Bartho Dolphin and Martha Marsh Dolphin. He is the husband of Shirley Jane Osterhout Dolphin. He was a retired engineer from General Electric. Mr. Dolphin served his country for 38 years in the United States Army. He enjoyed gardening and watching westerns. Mr. Dolphin was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Lancaster and New York.

Mr. Dolphin is survived by his wife, Shirley J. Dolphin; two sons, Mark Dolphin and his wife, Susan; and Barrett Dolphin; two daughters, Jolene Bollinger and Karol Cronin; seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and three sisters, Arrene Bona, Margaret “Peggy” Martin and Dolores Fancher.

The family will have a memorial service at a later date.