January 21, 1945 - March 13, 2022
Frank J. Dodson, 77, of Shamong, NJ, passed away on March 12, 2022, at Lions Gate Long Term Care from complications due to a stroke. He was born January 21, 1945, in Kingston, PA to the late Frank and Margaret Dodson. Frank attended Dickinson University on a General Motors Scholarship. He honorably served in the US Army from 1966-1968. Frank was an educator for 34 years at Highland Regional School District, in Blackwood, NJ. He was a gifted teacher of Mathematics and was the department chair, as well as the chair of Science and Business. He coached freshman basketball and was one the Highland’s track coaches for several years. Frank left coaching at the high school to coach all three of his children in soccer until they started high school. He was an adjunct professor at Camden County College and Gloucester County College. Frank was an avid reader, as well as an athlete and sprint runner. His interests were many, but he especially loved reading and discussing the many battles of WWII and the Civil War, with whoever would listen. Throughout his life, he enjoyed traveling, skiing, hiking, backpacking, golf, and family vacations in the Outer Banks. Frank is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Ann M. Dodson, nee Allocca; his children, Eric Dodson (Jill), Jillian Dodson Russ (Brent Lovett), and Mark Dodson (Season); his granddaughters, Alaina, Madelyn, Brielle, Rose, Lily, Iris, and Juniper; his brother, Paul Dodson; and his nephew, Paul Dodson. Cremation was private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Mathis Funeral Home, Medford, NJ. Condolences for the family may be left at www.mathisfuneralhome.com.
Frank J. Dodson, 77, of Shamong, NJ, passed away on March 12, 2022, at Lions Gate Long Term Care from complications due to a stroke. He was born January 21, 1945, in Kingston, PA to the late Frank and Margaret Dodson. Frank attended Dickinson... View Obituary & Service Information
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