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William Andrew Doorley, Jr.

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COLONEL WILLIAM A. DOORLEY, JR. (USAF Ret'd) Colonel William A. Doorley, Jr. (USAF Ret'd) passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Hilton Head Hospital after a long battle of many illnesses. He is survived by his beloved wife, Monica Zohn Doorley. He was predeceased by his parents William A. Doorley, Sr. and Florence Brophy Doorley of Croton-On-Hudson, NY. Also surviving are two children, Donna Broom (Ward) of Atlanta, GA and George Patrick Doorley (Melanie) of Morgan Hill, CA; his sister, Bette Ann Scranton (Tom) of Cold Spring, NY; a brother Kevin Doorley (Suzi) of Croton-On-Hudson, NY; two grandsons Clay and Max Broom and one granddaughter, Caroline Doorley. Colonel Doorley had a distinguished military career, serving his country for 27 years. He and his wife retired to Hilton Head 13 years ago where they enjoy the St. Francis by the Sea Church community. Also, he loved his friends and golf at the Dolphin Head Golf Club. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 3PM Tuesday, May 21 at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church. All in attendance are invited to a reception at Dolphin Head Golf Club following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial contributions be made to OSPREY Village, PO Box 22854, Hilton Head Island, SC 29925 or ospreyvillage.org. The Island Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family. www.theislandfuneralhome.com