Doris M. Phalen, age 86, died peacefully at her home on Wednesday (June 20, 2018).
Friends may call Saturday (June 23) from 12 to 3 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Funeral Service will follow at 3 p.m. Burial will be in Little Church Cemetery. A Reception will be held at the Hall Fire Hall, following the burial.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456; or to the , 1120 South Goodman St., Rochester, NY 14620.
Doris was the daughter of the late Milford and Marie Stape. She graduated from Gorham Central School in 1949. On May 17, 1952, Doris married Robert H. Phalen. She attended the Hall United Congregational Church of Christ and the Presbyterian Church in Geneva. Doris loved and was devoted to her husband, her children and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Doris is survived by her husband of 66 years, Robert; two children Nancy Marie (Richard B.) Allison and Kevin (Helen M.) Phalen; seven grandchildren Donald R. (Shareen) Graham, Bryan (Vickie) Allison, Christine M. (Steven) McGuire, Scott (Lori) Roe, Heather (Geoff) Lux, Jennifer (Sam) Pittsman and Alison M. Phalen; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Ken Stape; brother-in-law, Earl Holmes; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and special friends, Alma Enos and cousin, Joan Bodine.
Doris was predeceased by her brother, Dick (Marion) Stape; brother-in-law, Charles (Lucille) Phalen; and two sisters-in-law Jean Holmes and Joyce (Stanley) Hall.