Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
April 17, 2014 12:25 pm EDT


LAKEVILLE — Doris June Paullin, 85, of Lakeville, died Wednesday April 16, 2014, at Sycamore Run Nursing Home. She was born March 16, 1929, in Holmes County, the daughter of William and Lena Mackey Wachtel. She was a secretary for Haudenshield Insurance in Loudonville and Washington Mutual in Lakeville, where she retired. Doris was a graduate of Wooster Business College and was member of the Lakeville United Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday School teacher, Bible School teacher and founder of JAM (Jesus and Me).

She was a 4-H adviser, member of Nashville Grange and volunteered and was a regular blood donor to Holmes County Chapter of the Red Cross. Doris was an avid sports fan, following West Holmes sports, as well as Ohio State and the Cleveland Indians.

She is survived by six children, Penny Blubaugh of Danville, Chuck (Lola) Paullin of Lakeville, Jane (Michael) Smith of Loudonville, Deb (John) Ridgway of Radium Springs, N.M., Dianne Bell of Wooster and Nancy (Ed) Moore of Killbuck; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Wayne (Mary Lou) Wachtel of Orrville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Paullin; a daughter, Janice Paullin; and a brother, Floyd Wachtel.

Services will be Saturday, at 11 a.m., at Lakeville United Methodist Church with Pastor Diane McCartney officiating. Burial will be in Lakefork Cemetery.

Friends may call Friday, from 6-8 p.m., at Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lifecare Hospice of Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Road, Wooster, OH 44691; Lakeville United Methodist Church, c/o John Rush, P.O. Box Lakeville, OH 44691; or to Holmes County Chapter of the Red Cross, 101 S. Clay St., Millersburg, OH 44654.

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