Michael Lynn Doolittle

| 31 Mar 2021 | 04:46

Michael Lynn Doolittle of Hawley, Pa., died Saturday, March 13, 2021, at home. He was 70.

Born Dec. 30, 1950, in Stuart, Nebraska, he was the son of the late Earl Henry and Elsie P. (DeHart) Doolittle.

He is survived by his wife, Donita (Doht) Doolittle. They were married on May 27, 1972.

He was a Vietnam War Army veteran.

A jack-of-all-trades, Michael worked many jobs during his lifetime. He was a feed mill operator for Wagner Mills in Nebraska and later for the USDA in Oklahoma, maintenance director of Strasburg Public Schools in Colorado, and a TSA agent in Denver, Colorado. His favorite career was his last, as shuttle bus driver for Woodloch Pines Resort in Hawley, where he enjoyed meeting and talking with the guests who rode with him.

In his free time, Michael enjoyed gambling and tinkering with his tractor. He and his wife, Donita, attended Hawley United Methodist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Lisa Doolittle of Bennett, Colo., and Michele Scelba and her husband, Joe, of Milford, Pa.; grandchildren, Jonathan Wallock of New Hampshire, Jessica Scelba of Indiana, Joseph Scelba, Melissa Scelba and Mathew Scelba, all of Pennsylvania, Amber Curtis of Colorado, and Patrick Wall of New Jersey; great-grandchildren, Aria Wallock and Kathryn Wall; sister, Jeanne Roth of Valentine, Neb.; and brothers, Marvin Doolittle of Amelia, Neb., Jim Doolittle of Norfolk, Neb., and Denny Doolittle of Nikiski, Ark.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Debra Lee Scelba.

Cremation was held at Lake Region Crematory, Lake Ariel, Pa. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.