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Doris Caroline May Beckett McAuley
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1927
Death: Jun. 7, 2011

Doris Caroline May McAuley (nee Beckett), 84, of Lorain, was called home to rest on June 7, 2011.
Doris was born in Sebring, OH on January 29, 1927.

She attended Sebring McKinley High School. She left highschool to help the war effort in WW II by working at the Strong Enamel Co. making canteens for our troops.

Doris moved to Lorain in 1955. With her husband James May, Doris was active with her children's activities including PTA's, baseball teams, and cub scouts to name a few.

Doris worked for Dr. P. Pastichiuw for 20 years as a medical assistant. She was active in the Lorain County Medical Assistants, where she was a past president. After retirement, she spent a time giving home health exams for an insurance company.

She was an avid bowler all her life until her health made her quit. She had many awards and trophies and belonged to the Lorain Bowling Association's "600 Club." She also enjoyed playing bridge, bingo, and her monthly bus trips to the casinos. She was a past member of the Women of the Moose and VFW Auxiliary.

Her family was the most important thing in the world to her, and was her favorite thing. There was nothing she wouldn't do for her family including going without herself to help any of them. She loved spending time with her great grandchildren.

Doris will be missed by her three sons; Dennis (Nancy) May, James (Vickie) May, both of Lorain, and Thomas (Ruby) May of Vermilion, grandchildren and step grandchildren Melanie Lore, Megan Perkins, Jimmy May, Michael May,Angie May, Bobby Green, Stacey Green, and Ryan Harris, ten great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Russell and Alta (Cower)Beckett, her husband John McAuley, brothers, Dale Beckett and Donald Beckett, sister, Leona Workman, nephews, James Dale Beckett and John Beckett.

Friends may call on Friday, June 10, 2011 in the Schwartz,Spence, Boyer & Cool Home For Funerals, 1124 W. 5th Street, Lorain from 6-9p.m. Funeral services will be on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 11:00am in the funeral home with the Rev. Doug Thatcher, of Vermilion Grace United Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial will be Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 3:00 pm in Grandview Cemetery in Sebring, with Mr. Michael Kimball, pastor of the of Sebring Church of the Nazarene, officiating.

The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 4500 Rockside Rd. Suite 440,Independence, OH 44131.

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Grandview Cemetery
Mahoning County
Ohio, USA
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Record added: Oct 03, 2012
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Doris Caroline May <i>Beckett</i> McAuley
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Doris Caroline May <i>Beckett</i> McAuley
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