Dr. Richard Alan Dubensky, veterinarian who established the Milford Animal Hospital, has died at age 69

| 17 Feb 2021 | 02:21

Richard Alan Dubensky of Milford, Pa., passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, N.Y. He was 69.

Son of the late Abraham and Mildred (Jaffe) Dubensky, he was born on Sept. 17, 1951, in Lawrence, N.Y. He was married to Martha (Wood) Dubensky for nearly 40 years.

Dr. Dubensky was a veterinarian who established the Milford Animal Hospital, Milford, in 1986, and has been a leading community member since then.

Dr. Dubensky served on the planning board for Milford Township for 10 years, and was philanthropic to many organizations in town, including the Pike County Library, Habitat for Humanity, GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center, and the Delaware Valley School sports teams and scholarship funds. He was a regular attendee at the Milford United Methodist Church.

As a veterinarian, Rich was a scientist who used his medical investigative skills to get to the root of the problem. He showed compassion to all animals, large and small, furry, scaly, and feathery. He also showed interest in every client, their hopes, fears, businesses, and leisure activities. He became and inventor and entrepreneur of several products over the last 15 years including beekeeping.

Rich leaves behind his wife, Martha Dubensky; daughter, Lena, her husband Mohamad Masri, grandson, Zayd Masri, his son, Trevor Dubensky and brothers, Mitchell of Washington D.C. and his wife Charlotte, and Peter of Bradenton, Fl. and his wife Fay. He also leaves behind his niece, Caton, cousins Lydia, Leslie, Pat, Julie, Allison, Phyllis, Ken, and Joyce and his aunt Celia. His mother-in-law Dorothy Wood, brothers-in-law David and Doug Wood and his wife Winifred, and nephews Charles and Alexander.

He was preceded in death by his son, Kyle C. Dubensky.

Zoom services were held Feb. 16, with the Rev. Kaleigh Tomich-Corbett officiating.

Memorial donations may be made in his honor to the Pike County Library, 119 East Harford St., Milford, PA 18337;Habitat for Humanity, 103 Delaware Crest Drive, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328; or GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center, P.O. Box 69, Milford, PA 18337.

Arrangements were made by Stroyan Funeral Home, Milford.