Doris Jean Lemon, age 85, of Orrville, died Friday, July 17, 2020, at Aultman Orrville Hospital, following a period of declining health.
Doris was born on August 2, 1934, in Akron, to John and Louisa (Grismer) Hamilton and graduated from St. Vincent High School in Akron in 1954. She married Donald Lemon on August 17, 1957, at St. George Catholic Church in Clinton. Donald survives.
She made her home in Orrville and was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church. She enjoyed bird watching, flowers, cooking, canning and gardening. She especially loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Surviving in addition to her husband, Don, are her daughter, Diane (Steven) Sampson of Orrville; son, Dennis Lemon of Massillon; eight grandchildren, Jessica Sampson, Jeremy Sampson, Zachary (Kristine Murray) Sampson, Cody (Marissa Shaffer) Sampson, Angie Sampson, David Sampson, Jacob Bolyard, and Dylan Lemon; great grandchildren, Harliegh, Carliegh, Ava, Bentley, Colton, Bo, and Remington; brother, Charles (Margaret) Hamilton of Akron;and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister; and 11 brothers.
Friends may call on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at Auble Funeral Home, 512 East Oak Street, Orrville, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 541 Spring Street, Orrville, with Pastor Ronald J. Turek officiating. Burial will take place at the Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville.
Memorials may be made to defray funeral costs c/o Auble Funeral Home, 512 East Oak Street, Orrville, OH, 44667.