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Dale D. Vanderpool

January 13, 2011

Dale D. Vanderpool, 65 formerly of Kane, died Jan. 6, 2011 in West Reading, where he had been a resident since 2002.
He was the husband of Catherine A. (Smith) Vanderpool, of Findlay, Ohio, whom he married Feb. 13, 1987.
Born March 26, 1945 in Sayre, he was a son of the late Lamont B. and Catherine M. (Wells) Vanderpool.
Dale was a member of Kane United Methodist Church. He was a loving father and husband who enjoyed spending time with his family camping, hiking and enjoying the outdoors. Dale also liked hunting and fishing and was an avid golfer.
He received his Bachelor of Arts in Theology from Wesleyan College, Allentown, and a Masters in Education Degree in Special Education from Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg.
Dale was a Nazarene minister in Findlay, Ohio, from 1980 to 1983. He was a youth counselor at Red Rock Job Core, Lopez, from 1983 to 1986, and he taught in the St. Mary’s School District from 1987 to 1991.
In addition to his wife, Dale is survived by his sons, Phillip L. Vanderpool, Bronx, N.Y., and Daniel M. Vanderpool of U.S. Air Core and daughters, Anne Spence and Mary K. (Katie) Spence, both of Findlay, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his brothers Richard Vanderpool, Ernest Vanderpool, and John (Jack) Vanderpool. He is also survived by his siblings: Paul P. Vanderpool, Sayre, Lyle L., Wetherford, Texas; Albert A., Athens, Ethel E., Lyon Station, Gail J. Acker, Kutztown, Linda L. Stufflet, Fleetwood, Donna M. Vanderpool, Lyon Station, Robert R. Vanderpool, Hamburg, and Doris A. Orth, Kutztown.
Services were held Monday, Jan. 10, 2011 by Reverend Lloyd H. Herbert. Dale’s final resting place is at Lacey Street Cemetery, Laceyville. Online condolences may be recorded at

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