Mount Vernon News
  • Doris Pietrangelo

  • January 25, 2011

COLUMBUS — Doris A. Pietrangelo, 90, formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio, and Tucson, Ariz., died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, at The Villas at St. Therese in Columbus.

Doris was born Feb. 26, 1920, in Mount Vernon; she was the daughter of the late Otto and Gertrude Baker. Doris was also preceded in death by her beloved husband, Albert P. Pietrangelo; daughter, Nancy L. Chupek; and brother, Charles Fenton Baker. She was a 1937 graduate of St. Vincent de Paul High School and a longtime member of St. Vincent de Paul Parish. After her children were grown, she worked as the office manager for a local physician group. Doris and Al retired to Tucson, residing there for 18 years where they were active in St. Joseph Hospital and Parish and community volunteering. In Mount Vernon, Doris was a member of Soroptimist, charter member of Mercy Hospital Auxiliary and St. Vincent PTA. She enjoyed golf and antiques. Doris was devoted to her family and had many friends in Mount Vernon and Tucson.

She is survived by her children, Mary Ann (James) Gill Mechenbier and Gary (Debra) Pietrangelo; grandchildren, Mary Ann Weaver, David Gill Jr., Bernie Chupek Jr., Lisa, Sam, Art and Gail Pietrangelo; and great-grandchild, Steven Weaver.

A memorial Mass for Doris and luncheon reception for family and friends will be Saturday, Jan. 29, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 303 E. High St., Mount Vernon, the Rev. Father Mark Hammond as celebrant. Interment will take place at a later date at Northern Cemetery in Smithfield.

Memorial contributions can be made to The Villas at Saint Therese, 25 Noe Bixby Road, Columbus, OH 43213; or Mount Carmel Hospice and Palliative Care, 1144 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43215. The family would like to thank the sisters and staff of The Villas at St. Therese for their care and dedication to Doris and her family. Please visit to send condolences and share memories.

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