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Doris M. (Holmes) McGonigle (1928 - 2014)

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Doris M. (Holmes) McGonigle

AGE: 85 • Wilmington

Doris M. McGonigle, 85 of Wilmington, DE, peacefully passed away surrounded by loving family on Sunday, March 9, 2014.

Doris was born in Wilmington on April 21, 1928, daughter of the late Phillip and Hettie (Kiker) Holmes. A member of St. Elizabeth's Parish, she was employed as a shipping supervisor with Sears and retired after 13 years of service.

Doris is survived by her husband of 66 years, Edward "Flash" McGonigle; her daughters, Sharon Pietlock and her husband, James, Nancy Ragan and her husband, Zen and Linda Maloney and her husband, Robert; 8 grandchildren; and 8 great grandchildren, with another due to arrive in June.

She was predeceased by her son, Edward M. McGonigle, Jr., who passed away on May 18, 2012; her brother, Phillip Holmes; and her sister, Mary Kacprzyk.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 1900 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington on Friday, March 14 from 5:00-7:00PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth's Church, Cedar and S. Clayton Streets, Wilmington on Saturday, March 15 at 9:30AM. Interment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Doris may be made to St. Elizabeth's Parish, 809 S. Broom Street, Wilmington, DE 19805.

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Published in The News Journal from Mar. 12 to Mar. 14, 2014
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1900 Delaware Avenue Wilmington, DE 19806
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