William "Bill" Dombrosky, 75, a resident of Shavers Fork Road, Kerens, departed this life Sunday morning, March 16, 2014, in Davis Medical Center at Elkins. He had been in his usual health, and death was
He was born Friday, Feb. 24, 1939, at Bridgeport, N.J., a son of the late Michael and Helen Belsky Dombrosky.
On Oct. 26, 1973, at Pennsville, N.J., he was married to the former Cecilia "Ceal" Marie Vieira, who survives.
Also surviving are five sons, John Wayne Sorrels and James "Perry" Sorrels and wife, Deborah, all of Delaware, Jeffery Dale Sorrels and Kim, Mark Alan Sorrels and wife, Linda, and Michael Joseph Sorrels and wife, Terry, all of New Jersey; four daughters, Sherry Lee Jaeger and Irv of New Jersey, Linda Ann Cherry and husband, Steve, of Delaware, Debra Ann Westcott-Damm and husband, Ken, of New Jersey, and Beth Ann Irvine and husband, Richie, of Massachusetts; one sister, Sophie Benvenuto of New Jersey; one sister-in-law, Gladys Dombrosky of New Jersey; and 22 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were one son, Stephen Kyle Sorrels; and one brother, Michael Dombrosky.
He was a graduate of Paulsboro High School in New Jersey, with the class of 1957. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving during the Cuban Crisis. He attended Atlantic Community College in New Jersey. He was a former employee of the DuPont Co. He was a self-employed general contractor. He was a construction official for Bridgeport, N.J., Pleasantville, N.J., and Ventnor, N.J. He was an elevator inspector for the state of New Jersey and a construction official consultant for Rutger University. Bill enjoyed hunting, guns and collecting various antiques, including Griswold skillets.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons Wednesday, March 19, from 4-6 p.m. On Wednesday evening at 6 p.m., a celebration of life will be conducted by the Rev. J. Michael Lantz. On Thursday, Mr. Dombrosky will be moved to Laughrey Funeral Home of Pennsville, N.J., where friends may call Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the funeral hour. Interment will follow in Salem County Veterans Cemetery in Woodstown, N.J., where full military honors will be conducted.
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for William "Bill" Dombrosky. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.