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August Charles Dorando

September 2, 1923 June 15, 2016
August Charles Dorando
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Obituary for August Charles Dorando

August Charles “Chuck” Dorando, a long time resident of Farmington Hills, Michigan, died on June 15, 2016 after suffering a heart attack at his home. He was 92 years old.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Kathryn “Kay” Dorando in 2013, and is survived by children, Lois Elaine Dorando de Carraminana, Christopher Charles Dorando, Lynne Elizabeth Dorando Hans, and Ruth Marie Dorando Marcy. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and a sister-in-law, Lois Laney.

Mr. Dorando was a veteran of the U.S. Army during WWII and recipient of a Purple Heart. He practiced Physical Therapy and was Director of Rehabilitation for many years at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac, Crittenton Hospital in Rochester, and founded the Physical Therapy program at Oakland University in Rochester.

Visitation will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty, Milford, on Saturday, June 18th from 3-6PM.

Memorials may be made in his name to Disabled American Veterans (DAV) or to the Leelanau Conservancy,

For further information please phone 248-684-6645 or visit


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