Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Harold Edward Lavalle Donley

Harold Edward Lavalle Donley

BIRTH: Southside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

DEATH: Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

CHRISTENING: Mount Lebanon Presbyterian Church, Mount Lebanon, PA

OCCUPATION: Research Chemist, PPG Industries Research & Development

EDUCATION: Washington & Jefferson College, BA, Chemistry; Carnegie-Mellon Univ., Post graduate study

MARRIAGE: Janice Yvonne Garlock, 4 Oct 1952, Mount Lebanon, Allegheny Co., PA


American Chemical Society, Electro-Chemical Society, and American Association of Chemists.

OBITUARY: Harold E. Donley
Harold E. Donley, a senior research associate at PPG Industries Glass Research Center in Harmar, died yesterday [30 Apr 1985] at Shadyside Hospital following a heart attack. [Born, 3 May 1929 at Southside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA]

Mr. Donley, 55, of 700 10th St., Oakmont, had a 25-year career with PPG Indsutries. He had been awarded 11 U.S. patents and numerous foreign patents for his work on solar-efficient coatings for architectural glass.

He was a graduate of Washington and Jefferson College, where he majored in chemistry. Mr. Donley was listed in Who's Who Among Scientists in the East and was a member of the American Chemical Society, Electro-Chemical Society and the American Association of Chemists.

Surviving are his wife, Janice G. [Janice Yvonne Garlock] Donley; a son, Dr. H. Edward Jr. of Harrisonburg, Va; and two daughters, Susan Kay Donley at home and Cathy D. Chavez of Sharpsburg.

Services and burial, arranged by Thomas D. English Funeral Home in Oakmont, will be private. Friends will be received from 7 to o 9 p.m. tomorrow at the Donley family home in Oakmont.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the National Wildlife Federation, 1412 16th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.
(Source: Pittsburgh Press, 1 May 1985 - furnished by Janice Donley)

BURIAL: Oakmont, Allegheny Co., PA, Oakmont-Verona Cemetery

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