Doris Stephenson

December 11, 1940 ~ October 3, 2019 (age 78)


Doris Daugherty Stephenson 78, of Butler went to be with her Lord and loved ones on October 3, 2019 while surrounded by her loving family.

Doris was born December 11, 1940 in Washington Township to the late Anthony Daugherty, Sr. and Anna Ruth Christie Daugherty. She married Thomas Stephenson, Sr. on July 9, 1960.

After high school, Doris worked at Troutman's Department store in Butler. Later she would work at Sugarcreek Rest Nursing Home becoming the Housekeeping Supervisor. After 22 years, she retired to care for her youngest grandchildren.

Doris was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, North Oakland where she participated in the Christian Mothers group. She also had previously been a member of the Ladies Auxiliary at the East Butler Fire Hall as well as the Hiland Golf Course Women's League and the Bruin Lanes Women's Bowling League.

Doris will be sadly missed by husband of 59 years, Tom Stephenson, her children; Tom Stephenson, Jr (Gladys) and Charlene “Sis” Fleming of Butler, Chuck Stephenson (Sandy) of Chicora and Eric Stephenson (Barb) of East Butler. As well as her grandchildren, Alisha, Aaron, Amber, Cara, Cody, Seth and Gage Stephenson, Jennifer and J.T. Fleming.

Great-grandchildren, Malachi, Tommy and Daisy Stephenson.

Also surviving are 6 sisters; Dorothy Snyder of Parker, Marion Strong of Gilbertville. Anna “Dede” Sweeney of Butler, Donna Weiland of Oak Park, IL, Margaret “Peggy” Brainard of Warren, OH and MaryJane Furey of Fenelton.

Preceding her in death were 4 siblings; Anthony Daughtery, Jr.. Edward Daugherty, Betty McClimans and James Daugherty, as well as a grandson, Cory Stephenson.

Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 2:00 to 4:00 and from 7:00 to 9:00 pm Monday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in North Oakland. The Rev. Matt McClain, Pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

Donations may be made to St. Joseph's Christian Mothers, 864 Chicora Road, Chicora, PA 16025.


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