Martin Dumoch, 89, retired purchasing agent, D-Day vet

Posted: August 16, 2012

Martin Dumoch, 89, a purchasing agent at the Defense Industrial Supply Center in Philadelphia from 1966 to 1984, died of complications from pneumonia Friday, Aug. 10, at his home in Mount Laurel.

Mr. Dumoch, a Navy veteran of the D-Day landing on Utah Beach, was a former financial secretary and commander of the Sidney I. Bookbinder/Lt. Dorothy Polsky Jewish War Veterans Post in Mount Holly.

Mr. Dumoch was a former president of Burlington County B'nai Brith, of which he had been a member since the 1960s, his son, Steven, said.

He was a 32d degree Mason and a Shriner, and served as treasurer for Boy Scout Troop 81 in Willingboro from the late 1960s to the early 1970s, his son said.

The Brooklyn, N.Y., native was a Navy storekeeper from 1943 to 1945 and served on an amphibious landing craft on D-Day. From 1948 to 1966, he was an engineering technician at the supply depot of the Brooklyn Naval Shipyard.

Besides his son, Mr. Dumoch is survived by daughters Marcy Clay and Gwen Stubbolo, two sisters, and four grandchildren. His wife of 56 years, Elaine, died in 2010.

A visitation was set from 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at Platt Memorial Chapels, 2001 Berlin Rd., Cherry Hill, before a 10:45 a.m. Jewish War Veterans service and an 11 a.m. funeral service there. Interment is to be in the Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery, North Hanover Township, Burlington County.


Contact Walter F. Naedele at 215-854-5607 or wnaedele@phillynews.com.

comments powered by Disqus
|
|
|
|
|