Doris Ann (Schwitzgable) Kakos
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80, passed away surrounded by her family early Friday evening, Feb, 22, 2013, following a brief illness. She was born in Canton on Nov. 16, 1932 to the late August 'Gust' and Edna Schwitzgable. Doris graduated from Lehman High School and worked many years as a Book Keeper at Trinity United Church of Christ. She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Welcome In Sunday School Class and Trinity Circle. Doris was a longtime member of many groups and numerous card clubs. She volunteered for many years at the Mercy Medical Center Gift Shop, and often visited shut-ins and the elderly.
She is survived by two daughters, Pamela (Robert) Sturm of Perry Township, Joan (Larry) Dunnie of Massillon; and a son, Dean (Pamela) Kakos of Jackson Township; six grandchildren, Heather ( Steve) Egert, Michelle Alex, Ryan and Lisa Dunnie, Alycia and Erica Kakos; two step grandchildren, Julie (Andy) Harrison and Steve (Katreena) Sturm and one step-great-granddaughter, Sylena Sturm; two brothers, James and Thomas Schwitzgable; and a sister, Janet Schwitzgable. In addition to her parents, Doris is also preceded in death by a sister, Verda Winslow and a brother, Richard Schwitzgable.
Friends may gather at the Trinity United Church of Christ, 3909 Blackburn Rd. NW, Canton on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m.and on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. A service celebrating her life will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Inurnment will be in Sunset Hills Burial Park at a later date. Messages of condolence and support may be sent to the family at
Published in The Repository on Feb. 24, 2013