Jenny Doelling, Ph.D|
Jenny Doelling, Ph.D died unexpectedly after a short illness January 14, 2014, in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Jenny was born October 19, 1959 in Akron and was a graduate of Firestone High School. She received her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and Psi Chi, honor society in psychology. She earned her master's and doctorate from the University of Florida. For the past 18 years, she had been in private practice as a Clinical Psychologist in Santa Barbara.
Jenny is survived by her son, Sam Skopp of Santa Barbara; her parents, Allan and Carolyn Doelling of Fairlawn; her sister and brother-in-law, Amy and Dr. Tim Helton of Atlanta; her niece, Jordan Helton of Atlanta; and former husband, Evan Skopp of Goleta, Calif.
Jenny's compassionate and caring spirit will be greatly missed by her family, friends, colleagues and clients.
Memorial gatherings will be held in Santa Barbara and Akron at later dates. Memorial contributions in Jenny's name may be made to Akron Rotary Camp, 4460 Rex Lake Dr., Akron, OH 44319 or to Greenleaf Family Center, 580 Grant St., Akron, OH 44311.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Jan. 29, 2014