Meadville Tribune

June 5, 2013

William (Bill) Edward Dolinsky


ARLINGTON, Texas — William (Bill) Edward Dolinsky of Arlington, Texas, retired U.S. Air Force chief master sergeant, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2013, in Houston, Texas.

William was born Aug. 18, 1928, in Cambridge Springs to John and Vera Dolinsky.

After graduating from high school in 1946, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps. His military career was highlighted by being assigned as a staff member of the United Nations Military Armistice Commission in Panmumjom, 38th Parallel, Korea. Later, he served at different commands as senior enlisted advisor. He was a lifetime devoted baseball fan.

He was a member of Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Arlington and was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1475 of Amarillo, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Crystal; son James; and daughter, Joan.

Survivors include daughter, Jean Barth and husband, James, of McKinney, Texas; daughter, Mary Evanson of Dallas; daughter, Joann Rodriguez and husband, Manny, of Alpharetta, Ga.; daughter, Janice Moody and husband, Mark, of Simpsonville, S.C.; son, John Dolinsky and wife, Cheryl, of Arlington; son, Jerry Dolinsky and wife, Carol, of Cypress, Texas; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by brother, Paul Dolinsky of Newhall, Calif.; and sister, Helen Gebhardt of Erie; along with many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Dolinsky was inurned in Moore Cemetery in Arlington.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Arlington Mission, 210 W. South St., Arlington, Texas 76010.

Arrangements are under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Cypress Creek, Texas.