Doris McFain Obituary

Doris June McFain
Doris June McFain

January 28, 1928 - September 17, 2017
Born in Dover, OH
Resided in Granite City, IL
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Doris June McFain, age 89, of Granite City, IL, passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Anderson Hospital, Maryville, IL. Doris was born on January 28, 1928 in Dover, OH, a daughter of the Louis and Lydia (Ferris) Heintz.

Doris proudly served her country in the United States Air Force. She had worked at Venice High School and St. Elizabeth Hospital in Granite City, IL as a registered nurse. She had retired from the U.S. Government, Department of the Army, where she worked in the clerical department. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Doris loved life, she loved to laugh, but most of all she loved her family. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

In addition to her parents, Doris was preceded in death by her husband, William E. McFain, one daughter, Maureen McFain-Bailey and by her brother, Robert Heintz

She is survived by her loving children, Vicki Shope of Cottleville, MO, Roger (Deborah) McFain of East Alton, IL, Billie Jean Moore of TX and Dana (Karen) McFain of Greenwood, AR; proud grandmother to Jeffrey (Mary) Shope, Alex Shope, Kelsey Shope, Katie (Richard) Taylor, Kelli McFain, Adam McFain, Andrew Bailey, Lucas Bailey, Autumn Rainey, Ashley Rainey and Tammy Kelly; proud great-grandmother to four great-grandchildren; her son-in-law, Norm Bailey extended family and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Granite City, IL.

In celebration of her life, funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, with Rev. Henry Crippen officiating. Interment will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri. Military honors will be conducted by the United States Air Force.

Memorial donations may be given to Granite City A.P.A. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.

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Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Friday, September 22, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Friday, September 22, 2017
11:00 AM

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