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W. John Doty

March 4, 1944 — July 2, 2023

William John Doty, 79, of Tunkhannock, passed away Sunday morning, July 2, 2023, with his twin daughters by his side.

John, as he preferred to be called, was born in Mehoopany, PA on March 4, 1944, the son of the late William B. Doty and Frances E. Trowbridge. He was a 1962 graduate of Tunkhannock Area High School.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 30 years Joanne Doty.

John is survived by his twin daughters: Jennifer and Jessica Doty of Tunkhannock, daughter: Amanda (Martin) Randolph of Colorado, son: Jason (Cindy) Doty of Colorado, stepson: Gary Hackling of Tunkhannock, grandchildren: Joshua and Michael Randolph, Alexis Doty and Ashley Hamlin, sister: Mary Jane Bullock of Tunkhannock.

John was a dedicated worker his whole life. He was very passionate and took much pride and joy in his business Brookside Landscaping which he had for 30+ years. John was very talented at what he did, and it greatly showed.

John loved music and classic cars. He always had fun going to car shows/cruises and hanging out with his wife and car buddies. John won many trophies with his 1964 Chevy Impala SS. He was a huge animal lover and had many throughout his life. He especially loved dogs. John adored the family dog, Benny The Pug, who he spoiled by giving him a treat of Cheerios every day.

He enjoyed sharing many stories with family and friends about his life. Everyone loved listening to them. Most of all John loved spending time with his wife and twin daughters and making memories that will last a lifetime. John was a devoted and loving husband and father. He was so strong and such a fighter till the end and will be greatly missed today, tomorrow, always.

The Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, August 6, 2023, from 4-6 PM at Nulton Kopcza Funeral Home, 5749 SR 309, Monroe Twp.

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