Dudley "Dutch" Ayle

August 19, 1924 ~ February 11, 2019 (age 94)


Dudley “Dutch” Ayle, 94 of DuBois passed away on Feb 11th at his residence with his family present. Born August 19, 1924 he was the son of the late Edward J. and Edna (Schandelmeier) Ayle.

He married the late Julia Rishell on Mar 8, 1952.  He served in the Navy and was a WW II veteran.   Dutch was employed by NCR for more than 30 years before his retirement in 1986 when he returned to DuBois and built the house where he spent the remainder of his years. 

He was involved for a number of years as a member of the PA Wildlife Habitat Unlimited. Being a dog lover, he worked with the Golden Retriever Rescue where he fostered many retrievers prior to their adoption.  He was also involved with the Gateway Humane Society.   He donated time to Meals on Wheels, helped seniors with tax returns, and volunteered at the local food pantry.  He loved the outdoors, hunting, and spending time with family.

He was a kind and generous person who was always ready to help others. He will be missed more than words can say.  The family wishes to recognize the kind attention and help paid to him by the staff at Hahne and hospice. Your hard work and kindness will never be forgotten.

Dutch is survived by his daughter Valerie Ryals of DuBois, granddaughter Heather Murray and husband Jason of DuBois, great granddaughter Stephanie Bowser of DuBois and great-great grandchildren Lakota and Serenity.  Along with his parents, Dutch was preceeded in death by wife Julia, daughter Melody Glass, son-in-law Royce Ryals and sisters Romayne Marschak and Phyllis Farrell.

May he rest in peace.

The family requests that any donations be made to Gateway Humane Society of Falls Creek or Hospice Services of DuBois.

Online condolences can be made at Arrangements are under the direction of the Leo Nedza Funeral Home of DuBois.

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No services to be held


Gateway Humane Society
1211 Airport Road, Falls Creek PA 15840
Tel: 1-814-375-0505

Penn Highlands DuBois Hospice
100 Hospital Avenue, DuBois PA 15801-9953
Tel: 1-814-375-3300

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