Doris Marie Woolwine

WILLIAMSBURG - Doris Marie Woolwine, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2014 at the age of 88. She was born in Damascus, VA, December 23, 1925. She married the love of her life, the late Elwood "Woody" Woolwine Sr., in 1945. Doris lived in many interesting places due to her husband's job with Pet Milk. Her favorite place of all was Williamsburg, VA where she was surrounded by her entire family. In her retirement as an administrative assistant from the real estate industry, she enjoyed golf, attending the Williamsburg Community Chapel, her friendships and her greatest joys were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Doris leaves to cherish her memory her son, Woody Woolwine (Linda); daughter, Cynthia Iracane (Philip); grandchildren, Woods Woolwine (Shannon), Amanda Nighbert (Hunter), Scott Woolwine, Emily Smith (Kyle), Andy Iracane (Sarah), Molly Tharpe (Chet); and eight great-grandchildren. She had a kind and gentle soul. Doris was loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, February 9 at 1PM at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to World Pediatric Project, 7201 Glen Forest Drive, Suite 304, Richmond, VA 23226. Online condolences may be offered at

Funeral Home

Nelsen Funeral Home - Williamsburg
3785 Strawberry Plains Rd. Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 565-1141

Published in Virginia Gazette on Feb. 8, 2014