J. Samuel “Sam” Dorger Sr., 97, of Florence, passed away at his residence Friday July 10, 2020.
He was a World War II Army Veteran, a longtime member of Mary Queen of Heaven Church in Erlanger, a retired inspector for the General Electric Jet Engine Division in Evendale, Ohio and a member of Ralph Fulton V.F.W. Post #6423 in Elsmere.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Elizabeth F. Mellor Dorger; son, Michael P. Dorger; and parents, Dr. Philip and Euna Croley Dorger.
Survivors include a daughter, Maria (Don) Dorger-Strickland; sons, James S. “Sam” (Rose) Dorger Jr, Mark (Roberta) Dorger; Philip (Darlene) Dorger, Albert Dorger and David (Paula) Dorger; daughter in law, Lisa M. Dorger; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 12:00 Noon Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at Mary Queen of Heaven Church in Erlanger with a visitation beginning at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Entombment at St. Mary Mausoleum, Fort Mitchell. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, Erlanger is serving the family.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 7388 Turfway Road Florence, KY 41042.