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Douglas S. Dunbar

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Douglas S. Dunbar, 64, of Carlisle, passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at home.  He was born on June 18, 1952 in Carlisle, and was a son of the late Samuel S. and Ethel (Hinkle) Dunbar.

Doug graduated from Boiling Springs High School in 1970 and attended Lock Haven University for three years.  He was a retired self-employed carpenter and handyman in the Carlisle area for most of his life.  Doug was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity.  Doug was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 23 years, Susan L. (Bartlett) Dunbar, one brother, Robert Hinkle of Newville, three sisters and many nieces and nephews.  Doug was predeceased by one brother, Ronald Hinkle.

A visitation will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 followed by memorial services at 2:30 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St, Carlisle, with Father Dave Snyder officiating.  Burial will be held at a later date in the McClure’s Gap Church of God Cemetery, Newville.  Memorial contributions in Doug’s name may be made to Hospice of Central Pennsylvania 13201 Linglestown Road Harrisburg, Pa 17110.  www.Since1853.com

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Hello Susan,
Joanne and I are thinking of you in this sad time. Hap was a very good friend for over 45 years. We will see you soon. Al and Joanne 
Dear Susan, may God comfort you and bring you His amazing peace during your grieving process. You gave so much of yourself to Doug these past number of years and I know, because he told me so, how much he loved you for your gifts to him. With deepest sympathy, Scott
Scott Smith
 Susan, you have been in my thoughts, especially during the past several days. I am eternally grate
ful that I recently had the opportunity to spent some precious time with you and Doug, along with his fraternity brothers, Mike, Bill, and Dick. I'm hoping the love and support of your family and friends will help you through this difficult time. Love, Charlene

 Charlene Fonash
Hi Susan,

I am so sorry to hear about Doug's passing, my prayers go out to you at this time of need. Doug was a great man and will be missed by many.

Adam Kwasnaza


Susan, Sharon and I have you in our thoughts and prayers. You are a true blessing! For your strength and loving care and by being there for Hap over these very difficult years. I'm so glad I was there for Hap's Baptism! Also the times talking to him over the phone and visits. Sharon is very pleased to have met you. She mentioned how much she enjoyed chatting and praying with you and Hap during our visit. We want you to know that we are here to support and help you through this most difficult time. Don't hesitate contact Sharon and I (607-739-7269). Take Care,

Jack & Sharon Harbison

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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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