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Doris M. Phelan

June 25, 1954 ~ July 29, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old



Doris M. Phelan, 69 of Ashland passed away Saturday evening July 29th at her home.

Born June 25, 1954 in Shamokin, she was the daughter of the late Nancy (Weikel) and Frederick C. Runge.

She graduated from North Schuylkill High School in 1974.

Doris was of the Lutheran faith and attended Christ United Lutheran Church, Gordon.

She was the husband of Michael J. Phelan. They were married in 1987.

Doris last worked as a CNA at Friendly Nursing Home in Pitman.  She also worked as a custodian for North Schuylkill Elementary School.

Doris was a devoted Nana to her 2 grandchildren Brayden and Zadyn.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by; son Jason Palewicz in 2005; brother in law Christopher Phelan; brother in law Steven Phelan; brother in law William Phelan; sister in law Lorah Sleek.

Surviving are; husband Michael J. Phelan, Ashland; Joshua Phelan, Big Mine Run; 2 grandsons Brayden Boyer & Zadyn Phelan, Ashland; sister Lola Sherlan, Ringtown; sister Bonnie Sisco (Dan), Lavelle; sister Eva Lucas (Mike), Mowry; brother Fred Runge, Mowry; nieces and nephews.

Services and interment will be private at the family’s request.

Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home Inc. 901 Centre Street Ashland, PA 17921 has been entrusted with the arrangements.  

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