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January 26, 1932 ~ December 2, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
Doris C. Dehner, 91, loving wife, mother and Baba, passed away peacefully in her Pottsville home of 61 years surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, December 2nd, 2023.
Doris was born in Pottsville on January 26, 1932, a daughter of the late Roy and Catherine (Shell) Hughes. She attended Pottsville area school, and was a long time homemaker, working for a short time at the Pottsville Box Factory and at Bayshore Knitting Mills in Schuylkill Haven.
She was a member of St. Patrick's church in Pottsville, and loved animals, raising pets of all kinds.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, the love of her life for 66 years, Francis Dehner on November 4, 2014; a son John Dehner in 2021; two sisters, Catherine Garrett and Betty Russell; and two granddaughters, Kelsey Nicole Mills and Kandas Daisy Ebert.
She is survived by her son, David Dehner and his wife Barb of Lake Wynonah; a daughter, Virginia, wife of Paul Ebert of Pottsville; a daughter in law, Barbara L. Dehner of Waynesburg, PA; a sister Mildred (sis) Potts of Saint Clair, a sister Gladys, wife of Elmer Davis of Schuylkill Haven and a sister In Law, Maryanne, wife of Ed Polek of Shenandoah. She leaves to cherish her memory, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, along with nieces, nephews and her best friend Debbie Dehner.
Doris will be laid to rest at the Calvary Cemetery in Pottsville, during private family services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Doris are asked to be made to Strays No More, PO Box 114, Valley View, PA.
The Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home is honored to serve Doris's family during their time of need.