Doris B. VanTassel, 94, of Hyde Lake Rd., died Saturday, January 19, 2019 at her home while under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County.
Born on November 6, 1924 in Theresa, NY, she was a daughter of Stanley and Jennie Tibbles Thornton and attended Theresa schools.
She married Leslie W. VanTassel on April 20, 1950. He died September 21, 2011.
The couple owned and operated a dairy farm most of their life.
Survivors include six daughters and two sons-in-law, Shirley Hirschler and companion, Fred Steinmetz, Logansport, IN, Beverly Rogers, Watertown, NY, Janette and George Reff, Clayton, NY, Jean Booth, Theresa, NY, Betty VanTassel and companion, Alger Knight, Redwood, NY, Sally and David Clark, Plessis, NY; five sons and three daughters-in-law, Arthur VanTassel and companion, Darlene Barbrow, Theresa, NY, Hank and Sue VanTassel, Clayton, NY, Tom VanTassel, LaFargeville, NY, Ronnie and Kathy VanTassel, Theresa, NY, and David VanTassel, Theresa, NY, Joyce Aldrich, Clayton, NY; a sister and brother-in-law, Sadie and Carl Savage, Theresa, NY; a brother-in-law, Robert VanTassel, Evans Mills, NY; two sisters-in-law, Virginia Monica and Doreen Thornton, both of Theresa, NY; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her parents, her husband, a son, Carl Aldrich, four grandsons, Justin VanTassel, Steven VanTassel, Roy Hirschler, Johnny Barbrow, a granddaughter, Lisa Amyot Derrick, two sons-in-law, Howard Booth and Fred Hirschler, a daughter-in-law, Helen VanTassel, two brothers, Chester Simpson and Howard Thornton, two sisters, Helen Frizzell and Marvil "Midge" Ingerson, all died previously.
Funeral Services will be 4 pm Friday, January 25, 2019 at Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa, NY with Rev. Frederica Webb, officiating. Spring burial will be in Redwood Cemetery, Redwood, NY.
Calling hours will be 2-4 pm prior to the funeral service.
Condolences may be made online at www.frederickbrosfuneralhome.com.
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