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Doris Pelkey

Obituary of Doris C. Pelkey

Doris C. Pelkey Peru - Doris C. Pelkey, 87, formerly of the Lapham Mills Road, Peru, died Monday, February 8, 2010, at the Meadowbrook Healthcare Center in Plattsburgh. She was born in Plattsburgh, June 14, 1922, the daughter of Robert D. and Mae E. (White) Pelkey. Doris grew up in Peru with her two beloved sisters. She worked for 41 years for the Peru Central School cafeteria prior to retiring. She enjoyed word puzzles, bird watching, and spending time at her sister's camp. Survivors include her two sisters, Florence Powers and Clara Bruce, both of Peru; nieces, Patricia Jaehn of Plattsburgh, Nicole Powers of Plattsburgh, Melody and her husband, Thomas Lemieux of Peru; nephew, Ricky D. Bruce of Peru; great nieces and great nephews, Brad Jaehn and his wife Wendy of Chicago, Illinois, and David Lemieux and Julia Lemieux, both of Peru; and great great nephews, Hunter and Holden Jaehn. Doris was predeceased by her parents; two brothers-in-law, Richard C. Bruce, April 25, 2002, and Lawrence Powers, January 7, 2008; and two nephews, Brent Bruce, July 11, 1986, and Keith Jaehn, December 19, 2009. Calling hours will be held Saturday, February 13, 2010 from 12 to 1pm at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 1:30pm at St. Augustine's Church in Peru with Rev. Alan D. Shnob, parish pastor, celebrating. Burial will be in the spring in the parish cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Peru Rescue Squad. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. 643-9055
A Memorial Tree was planted for Doris
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Hamilton Funeral Home