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Robert Morland Dolan


Last updated 11/1/2019 at 2:12pm | View PDF

Robert Morland Dolan, 79, of Clarendon Hills passed away on Oct. 28 at Amita Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale.

He was born in 1940 in Worthington, Minn.

Bob relished his time as a radio/television broadcaster and excelled in his later career as a professional fundraiser. Graduating from Worthington High School, he went on to earn his degree at Creighton University where he met the love of his life, Mary.

A jazz and art aficionado, Bob was a gifted storyteller who enjoyed being with friends and family. He was devoted to God, St. Padre Pio, Stan Kenton and the Iowa Hawkeyes.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Ronk.

He is survived by his wife, Mary, nee Floersch; his children, Anne (Patrick) O'Connor, Marianne (Michael) Downey, Robert II (Jennifer) and Susan (John) Grier; his grandchildren, Tom, Katie, Jake, Jim, Maggie, Marie, Sarah, Catherine, John, Caroline, Clare, Richard, Rebecca, Jack and Lucy; and his brother, Edward Dolan.

Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Adolf Funeral Home, 7000 S. Madison St. Willowbrook. A rosary service will follow immediately at the funeral home.

A funeral Mass will be said at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, 306 W. Fourth St., Hinsdale.

Interment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Jazz Institute of Chicago, 410 S. Michigan Ave., No. 500, Chicago, IL 60605; or to the National Center for Padre Pio, 111 Barto Road, Barto, PA, 19504

Brian Powell Funeral Directors of Hinsdale handled the arrangements.


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