P. Dorsa, driver for newspaper

Peter W. Dorsa
Peter W. Dorsa
Posted: April 04, 2014

Peter W. Dorsa, 71, of Egg Harbor Township, N.J., a truck driver for The Inquirer from 1987 until he retired in 2011, died at Shore Medical Center in Somers Point, N.J., after a heart attack at his home.

Born in Philadelphia, Mr. Dorsa graduated from Roman Catholic High School and was a Marine Corps infantryman in Vietnam, a daughter, Joanne, said.

He then was a member of the Army Reserve from 1974 to 1991.

Mr. Dorsa began his career as a driver at Brink's, the armored car firm, she said.

A member of the Teamsters union, he delivered The Inquirer mostly in the South Jersey counties closest to Philadelphia, she said.

Besides his daughter, he is survived by daughter Pamela, a brother, a sister, a granddaughter, and a great-grandson. His wife, Chickie, died in 1993.

A viewing was set from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, April 3, at the Adams-Perfect Funeral Home, 1650 New Rd., Northfield, N.J., before an 11 a.m. funeral service there, with military burial in Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery, Estell Manor, N.J.

Donations may be sent to the Atlantic County Animal Shelter, 240 Old Turnpike Rd., Pleasantville, N.J. 08232.

Condolences may be offered to the family at www.adams-perfect.com.


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