David B. Dolan
Surrounded by many of his family members, David B. Dolan passed away on May17, 2020, after a brief illness. He was born February 12, 1960 in Hudson, New York. He was the son of Frances T. Soule and James J. Dolan, Sr.
David graduated from Hudson High School in 1978. A true American Patriot, his service in the United States Navy began on February 05, 1979. He completed Ship’s Serviceman Class “A” School and Ship’s Serviceman Class “C” School and began his adventures at Sea aboard the USS Frank Cable AS40. He then served on the USS Semmes DDG-18, a warship in the Mediterranean Sea. The US Navy was placed on high alert after Egypt’s President Anwar Sadat was assassinated. The ship’s mission was to observe military and merchant traffic and assist in the keeping of peace in that area. During his exemplary service to his country, he received the Sea Service Ribbon, the Navy Expeditionary Medal and the Meritorious Unit Commendation. He completed his active duty obligation on February 17, 1983 and went on to complete his Naval Reserve obligation on February 17, 1984.
Always proud to be an 𝗔merican, he had great respect for the 𝗔merican Flag and loved his country. An American history buff, he enjoyed traveling to historic destinations and exploring museums. He was an avid reader and relished a good conversation. He found pleasure in cooking and spending time with family and friends . A free spirit, David never hesitated to take a journey and experience new adventures. He was fun-loving and a loyal friend to many. Known to always wear a smile, he was thoughtful and kind. He loved the ocean and found leisure in the Adirondacks.
David spent two years with the NYS Dept of Corrections. He then served as a patrolman with the Hudson Police Dept from 1987-1991. He relocated to the state of Florida where he worked as a Police Officer for several years and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. He left Florida and after spending two years in Cary, North Carolina, he moved to Las Vegas, Nevada in 2004. After graduating quicker than most from Dealing School, he was employed by Caesar’s Resort in their Flamingo Hotel and Casino property. He became a Table Games Dealer. Shortly thereafter, through hard work and dedication, David was promoted to the position of Pit Supervisor. He was responsible for over-seeing the staff while managing the Casino Table Games on both sides of the aisle in that Pit. He returned to Hudson after retiring in 2014.
His loving memory in their hearts, he will be sadly missed by his brothers, James J. Dolan, Jr. and Kevin M. Dolan, his sister and brother-in-law, Lynn D. and Edward S. Pawluk. He had an exceptional relationship with his niece , Jennifer (Travis) Brodowski and nephew, Gregory (Elizabeth) Pawluk. He adored his grand-nephew, Cason Brodowski and grand-nieces, Tessa Brodowski and Gianna Pawluk, and his loving and caring step-father, Harry A. Soule and his step-mother, Mary C. Dolan. In addition, he is survived by his Aunt and Uncle, Mary and Robert Delaney, Sr., and Aunt Florence Dolan, along with several cousins.
There will be no calling hours. Burial with prayers graveside will be in Cedar Park Cemetery at 1 pm on Thursday, May 21, 2020. All family and friends are welcome.