Gerald Milton DuBois Sr., 88, of Indiana, died Wednesday, September 2, 2009, at the Indiana Regional Medical Center.The son of Milton A. and Elizabeth R. Swartz DuBois, he was born June 20, 1921, in Bradford, Pa.Mr. DuBois was a graduate of Bradford High School. He later served in the Air Force during WWII as a First Lieutenant. His military career was distinguished, having flew twenty-five missions over enemy lines as a navigator in the B-17 and was awarded the Purple Heart.Mr. DuBois had been employed many years with Fox Oil and Gas Company as a sales engineer. He was a resident of Indiana County for over fifty years.He will be remembered as an avid golfer, outdoorsman, and a loving husband, father, and grandfather.Surviving are his wife of sixty-three years, Marjorie Ann Platko DuBois; son, Barry DuBois and his wife Jennifer, Chester, VA., and grandchildren, James, Harrisburg, and Thomas, with his wife Karolina, Baltimore.Mr. DuBois was preceded in death by his parents; son, Gerald "Frenchy' BuBois Jr., and brothers Bill and Dick.Funeral arrangements will be private and under the direction of the John A Lefdahl Funeral Home, Indiana.
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