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Lt. Doran

James Paul Doran, 80, of Trappe, MD, formerly of Fort Washington, MD, passed away Sunday, September 30, 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Born April 30, 1932 in Merced, CA, he was the son of the late Elmer E. and Mabel Oliver Doran.
James attended local schools and after graduating he enrolled in college. In 1955 he joined the United States Air Force and served his country for 20 yrs. retiring as Lieutenant Colonel. He also fought in the Vietnam War.

On May 23, 1959, James married the former Bernette Snider and together raised two sons.

Surviving James besides his wife, are two sons Steven J. Doran and his wife Susan of Rhodesdale, MD, Bruce C. Doran and his wife Christine of San Cruz, CA; brother Charles Doran and his wife Barbara of Florence, Oregon; grandchildren Jeremy Doran, Lori Paul, Lisa Booze, Zoe Doran and Jack Doran; great grandchildren Treavor Doran and Brandon Paul; several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 5, 2012 beginning 1 p.m. at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge, MD, with full Military Honors. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Officiating will be Rev David J. Wooten Jr. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in memory of James may be made to the Talbot Hospice Foundation, 586 Cynwood Drive, Easton, MD 21601.

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Posted by: deby hartdebyh@netzero.net this is uncle jims niece deby doran/hart all of my love goes out to you justheard about your loss yesterday light a candle for me much love deby 01/17/2013 Posted by: A sympathy card has been sent to the family of Lt. Col. James P. Doran c/o Newcomb & Collins Funeral Home, P.A. funeral home. 01/15/2013 Posted by: Marian At this time you may be consumed with pain and anger, rightfully so, Just remember that God is near to You to give you comfort to lighten the load, He has provided a hope for all who died that there will be a ressurrection of all those in the memorial tombs they will hear his voice and come out John 5:28,29. (This means everlasting life, their taking in knowledge of you, the only true God. John 17:3) 10/20/2012

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