Phillip J. Dunbar, 79, of Genesee

Phillip J. DUNBAR, 79, of Genesee, PA, died Monday, February 7, 2011 in his home.

Born January 7, 1932, in Mills, PA, he was the son of Charles and Edna Higgins Dunbar.

A US Army Veteran, he served honorably from 1948 – 1952.  On November 3, 1956, in Genesee, PA, he married the former Helen Moore, who survives.

He was employed by ABB Air Preheater in Wellsville, NY for 38 years.

Surviving besides his wife, Helen, are:  a son, Philip C. (Penny) Dunbar of Chesapeake, VA;  two grandchildren, Emily Dunbar and Patrick Dunbar;  a son-in-law, Robert C. Gottshall, Jr. of Mechanicsburg, PA;  a brother, Dorr C. (Jill) Dunbar of Holland;  a sister, Lou Slough of Wellsville;  nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was predeceased by two daughters, Lana K. Gottshall on November 6, 2010, and infant Sheila Rae Dunbar on April 23, 1963;  a brother, Robert E. Dunbar.

Friends may call at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA on Friday, February 11, 2011 from 12:00 – 2:00 PM, with Funeral Services following at 2:00 PM.  The Rev. Brad J. Miller will officiate.  Military Rites will be accorded in the funeral home by members of the Potter County Honor Guard.  Burial will be in Genesee Cemetery.

The family gratefully declines flowers.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Potter County Hospice, c/o Cole MemorialHospital, Coudersport, PA 16915.


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  1. Lori Napolitano and Crew says:

    We are friends of Sherry’s (his niece) from BIG CITY BINGO..and on behalf of the crew, I send our condolences to Sherry and her family!! God bless all of you!

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