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Elizabeth H. Doebler

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Elizabeth H. "Liz" Doebler, 79 Elizabeth H. "Liz" Doebler, 79, of West Chester, passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Neighborhood Hospice of West Chester. She was the loving wife of the late Taylor A. Doebler, Jr., with whom she had shared 20 years of marriage at the time of his passing in 2002. Born in Chester, she was the daughter of the late Edmund B. and Janet Fullerton Hollywood. She was a graduate of Chester High School, and continued her education at Temple University, where she received her nursing degree; and Neumann College, where she earned her MBA in psychology. Mrs. Doebler was a nurse and became head of the Franklin Mint corporate medical department. She was a world traveler and owned her own travel agency. Liz was regarded as the family matriarch. She was a royalty fanatic, and love to sew, cross-stitch, quilt, and play golf. Survivors: Her children, Janet O. Melton of West Chester, Cynthia Oakes Petersen (William) of King of Prussia and Sandra Oakes Dostal (Brian) of Glenmoore. She is also survived by her sister, Joyce Kelly; grandchildren, James and Lindsay Melton and Bradley Petersen. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her brother, Edmund Robert Hollywood. Services: A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 31st, at the James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, where family and friends may call from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Interment: will be private. In lieu of flowers: memorial contributions may be made in her name to the American Red Cross, Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, 2221 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. To send online condolences, visit: www.jamesterryfuneralhome.com.

Published in The Daily Times on July 30, 2013
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