Doris Bedford, 90, of Franklin Township passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
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She was born in Exeter Township, daughter of the late John and Gertrude Searfos Perry. After graduating from West Pittston High School, Class of 1939, she entered the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital School of Nursing and became a registered nurse.
She worked for many years as an RN and retired from the Valley Crest Nursing Home.
Doris was a member of the Orange United Methodist Church and actively participated in all of their groups. She was also a member of the Nesbitt Hospital Auxilliary (Rural Branch).
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Louis O. Bedford; grandson, John Dixon; and great-granddaughter, Kayleigh Polacheck.
Surviving are her daughters, Sharon Dixon and her husband, Alvin, Tunkhannock; Kristie Lindbuchler and her husband, Fred, Orange; and Kimberly Wodaski and her husband, Neil, Mount Airy, Md.; eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home, 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, with the Rev. Leslie Halchak of Orange United Methodist Church officiating.
Interment will be in Memorial Shrine Cemetery, Carverton.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Orange United Methodist Church, c/o Harold Hoover, 441 Orange Road, Dallas, PA 18612.
Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home
504 Wyoming Avenue
Wyoming, PA 18644
Published in Citizens' Voice on Feb. 15, 2014