Doris F. Spears, 94, of Port Charlotte, Florida, formerly of Rochester, New York, passed away peacefully Monday, November 17, 2008 at Peace River Regional Medical Center in Port Charlotte.
Doris was born December 17, 1913 in Utica, New York to the late Ernest Christian and Emma Marie Fehlner. A resident of Port Charlotte since 1980 and member of St. James Episcopal Church in Port Charlotte she was a loving mother, grandmother, great-great-grandmother and sister. She will be missed by family and friends alike.
She is survived by two children, son Kenneth F. (Jennifer) Genter of Navarre, FL, and daughter, Cynthia B. (John) Hathaway of Abbeville, SC; 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren, and one brother, Frederick Fehlner of FL. Doris was preceded in death by her husband William R. Spears on November 11, 2003.