Patricia Dolan Obituary

Patricia A. Dolan
Patricia A. Dolan

January 8, 1930 - May 17, 2017
Resided in Cincinnati, OH
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Patricia "Pat" Dolan. Born in Wyandotte, Michigan 1/8/30, died 5/17/17, age 87. Preceded in death by siblings Dorothea Dolan of Wyandotte, MI, Theresa Bloom of Dearborn, MI., James Dolan of Ann Arbor, MI., and Sister James Ellen, IHM of Monroe, MI. Survived by 14 nieces and nephews and 14 grand nieces and nephews and 1 grand grand nephew.

She died peacefully in her cottage home at Twin Towers in Independent Living with hospice and friends present.

Pat graduated from St. Patrick High School in Wyandotte in 1948, spent 2 years as a Government Contractor in Tachikawa, Japan and returned to Cincinnati to attend college including the Grailville Earth/Land Project, UC, Xavier, and graduated from Thomas More College 1968 followed by an MSW in Social Work from Ohio State University in 1970. She volunteered, worked, and lived in the inner city of Cincinnati (Over the Rhine) for several years while also working for the State Welfare Department in Public Assistance, Foster Care, and Adoptions. In 1972 she joined the faculty of the Sociology Dept. at Northern Kentucky University and opened the 4-year BA in Social Work Program, retiring after 25 years in 1998.

In retirement she continued to volunteer at Imago, Inc., an environmental/education organization in Price Hill, Grailville, Inc., an Earth/Land project in Loveland, Oh and Tri-State Dharma, Inc., an OKI Buddhist meditation/retreat org. which she helped found in 1988.

Pat moved to Twin Towers in 2013 and volunteered in the Gift Shop and served as Secretary of the Resident council for over 2 years.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 10 AM at Twin Towers Senior Living Community, 5343 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45224. A Luncheon will immediately follow the service.

Her ashes will be buried at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wyandotte, MI with private memorials at the Imago Labyrinth in Price Hill, Coastal Maine, and The Oakwood Retreat Center in Selma, Ind. with Tri-State Dharma.

Memorials can go to:
Imago Inc., 700 Enright Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45205
Tri-State Dharma, Inc. PO Box 36528, Cincinnati, OH 45236
LEC Foundation (Memo: Twin Towers Benevolent Fund), 5343 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45224




Memorial Service
Twin Towers Senior Living Community
5343 Hamilton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH US 45224
Saturday, May 27, 2017
10:00 PM


700 Enright Avenue
Cincinnati, OH US 45205
Tri-State Dharma
PO Box 36528
Cincinnati, OH US 45239
The Grail
932 O'Bannonville Road
Loveland, OH US 45140