WISE, Doris HellerAge 66 of Brentwood, TN, loving wife and mother, lost her battle with lung cancer on February 11, 2011. Preceded in death by her parents, Franz and Maxine Heller; her sister, Frances Heller; and her first husband, John Finen. She is survived by her husband of 29 years, John R. Wise III; her son, John Finen, his partner, Bernie Pittman; her son, Chris Finen; and her two beloved dogs, Tiffany and Gracie. She was born in Mt. Vernon, NY and was a graduate of Boston College. She had a deep love of music and was a long-time member of the Sweet Adelines and the Holy Family Catholic Church choir. She enjoyed traveling, going to the theatre, playing cards with friends and spending time on the beach in Florida. Friends and family will gather to remember Doris from 5-8 p.m. Monday, February 14, 2011 and from 11 a.m. - 12 Noon Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at Holy Family Catholic Church, 9100 Crockett Road in Brentwood. Mass of the Resurrection will be conducted Tuesday at 12 Noon at Holy Family Catholic Church by Rev. Edward T. Alberts. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in her name to the
, the Nashville Humane Association, or Tune Town Show Chorus. WOODBINE FUNERAL HOME, HICKORY CHAPEL, Directors, 615-331-1952. Still Family Owned.
Published in The Tennessean on Feb. 13, 2011