Service For Gene Doleschal Sunday, November 1st, 2009 2:30pm

Memorial Service For Eugene Doleschal Sunday, November 1st, 2009 2:30pm


Update 11/2/2009: A wonderful memorial service was held on a gorgeous Fall afternoon for Harriman Hikers Hike Leader Emeritus, Gene Doleschal on Sunday, November 1st, 2009 at St. John’s Church in the Wilderness, in Harriman State Park, Stony Point, NY. In attendance were Gene’s family, who planned the event, as well as many of Gene’s friends, including a number of Harriman Hikers.

  • Gene Doleschal Obituary in Star-Ledger Newspaper and online
  • Photo Slide Show: Remembering Gene
  • Remembering Gene – A Harriman Hikers Photo Set
    From Gene Doleschal‘s family:

    Dear Friends and Family,
    Although many of you are already aware, for those of you who are not, we wanted to share the very tragic news that our father, Gene Doleschal, passed away this past Friday, October 23rd, 2009. His death was very sudden and unexpected.
    A service in Gene’s memory has been arranged as follows:

  • Sunday, November 1st 2:30pm
    St. John’s Church in the Wilderness (not to be confused with St. John’s Church in the Woods)
    16 Johnsontown Road, Stony Point, NY 10980-3624 (lat 41.22315724579835, long -74.09317016601562)
    (GPS or MapQuest may recognize the town as Pomona instead of Stony Point)

  • Anyone wishing to share a few words about Gene will be welcome to during the service.
    An informal reception will follow at:

  • The Mason Jar, 221 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ (MAP) (WEBSITE)
    In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to:

  • New York – New Jersey Trail Conference
    156 Ramapo Valley Road
    Mahwah, NJ 07430
    or donate online at in Gene’s name
    Thank you for your thoughts and prayers and for being a friend to us all.
    Eve, Claire, and Adriana


    if you cannot view the map above please use the link or the map below

  • Please note that while we strongly encourage anyone who knew Gene personally (all friends of Harriman Hikers are welcome) to attend his service, this event does not affect or replace Harriman Hikers regularly scheduled Sunday Hike. Harriman Hikers will have a hike Sunday, November 1st just as Gene did for some 20 years.
  • Please note that at 2:00am on November 1st, 2009, we will return to Eastern Standard Time. Please set your clocks BACK one hour Saturday night before you go to bed.
    Harriman Hikers
    A New York – New Jersey Singles Hiking Club
    Established 1974


    Author: harrimanhikers

    Harriman Hikers is a NY/NJ singles hiking club, established 1974.

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