Obituary of Doris M DeArment
Doris Mae DeArment
June 28, 1929 – February 6, 2023
Doris Mae DeArment, originally from Erie, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on February 6, 2023, at the Freedom Plaza Assisted Living Facility in Sun City Center, Florida. She was the wife of Wallace DeArment, to whom she was married for 71 years.
Doris was born in Erie, Pennsylvania on June 28, 1929, the daughter of the late William and Marie Ott. Doris grew up in Erie, graduating from the Villa Marie Academy (high school) in 1947. Upon high school graduation she worked as the secretary for the Superintendent of Catholic Schools until her marriage in 1952. Over the next 9 years Doris and Wally had 8 children. In 1966, the family moved to Sharon, Pennsylvania, in support of her husband’s career. In 1994, Doris and Wally moved to Sun City Center, Florida, where her favorite pastimes were playing duplicate bridge and golf. Over the last 44 years, her family has grown to include 22 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.
Doris is survived by Wallace DeArment and children, Doug (Debbie) DeArment, Gary (Nena) DeArment, Dianne (Walter) Gammell, Tom (Venetta) DeArment, Lori (Dave) Punkar, Dan (Linda) DeArment, Mike (Marilyn) DeArment, and she was preceded in death by daughter, Michelle and son-in-law, Dave Byerly.
A memorial service will be held on February 24 at 10:30 at the Prince of Peace church, 702 Valley Forge Blvd., Sun City Center. Following the mass there will be a “Celebration of Life” luncheon at the Plaza Club at Freedom Plaza. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Sun City Center Emergency Squad (sscems.com) would be appreciated.