Doris Irene Cross passed away on December 23, 2009, at the age of 84, from natural causes. Born in North Dakota on August 14, 1925, she was one of seven children. She is survived by her loving husband, Bill Cross, a proud volunteer for Poway's Sheriff Senior Patrol. She is also survived by her sisters, Delma, Selma and Rose; and twin brother, Daniel. Her brother, Therman, and sister, Lorena, preceded her in death.
Doris' love was felt among all her family: her daughters, Lynn Reid, Judith Holt and Deeanne Nichols, and her grandchildren, Tony and Eric Reid and Kevin and Melissa Holt. She also has four great-grandchildren, Emma and Amy Holt, and Elizabeth and Allison Reid. Among all her extended family she was known as someone full of spirit, laughter and love. She will forever remain in our hearts.
A Memorial Service will take place at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery on Thursday, January 21, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Silverado Hospice Foundation at 3750 Convoy St., Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92111 or the Poway Weingart Senior Center.
Arrangements are being handled by Poway-Bernardo Mortuary.