Doris H. Schesny (née Ridzik), 65, a Lake Ariel, Pa., resident, formerly of Pleasantville, N.Y., passed away suddenly on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Born on May 29, 1948, in Yonkers, N.Y., Doris was a devoted wife, mother and sister, and a loyal friend to all those that had the pleasure of knowing her.
Doris' passions included the love and commitment to her family, where she took much pride and passion in their accomplishments. Before her retirement, Doris worked within the Pleasantville, N.Y., school system, where her care and devotion had a huge impact in the community and on the children that passed through the schools throughout the years. Following retirement, Doris, along with John, had an avid enjoyment in their newly found train hobby. Doris was also a lover of the outdoors, gardening and animals.
Doris is survived by her loving husband, John J. Schesny, whom she married in 1973 in Yonkers, N.Y. Doris and John were happily married for 40 years.
Doris, a loving mother, is also survived by her daughters, Daria Anne (son-in-law, Erik) Larsen, Nutley, N.J.; and Michele Susan (son-in-law, Anthony) Nadler, Danbury, Conn.; a loving sister, Patricia (brother-in-law Donald) Kadlec and their children, Tamara, Timothy and Terence Kadlec.
Visitation will be at Duchynski-Cherko Funeral Home, 111 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers, NY 10701, on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. followed by a funeral service at the funeral home, and then interment at Oakland Cemetery.