Doris Fergason

Salineville – Doris E. Westlake Fergason, 94, died late Tuesday night at the Crandall Medical Center, Copeland Oaks, Sebring, Ohio.

Doris was born October 23, 1919 in Salineville, Ohio a daughter of the late Thomas and Maude Westlake Fidoe.

Doris lived all her life in the Salineville area before moving to Copeland Oaks in 2007. She graduated in the Salineville High School Class of 1937, and attended Canton Actual Business College. She married Weldon J. Fergason, December 5, 1945.

Doris was a member of the Salineville Church of Christ where she was a member of the Loyal Helpers Class serving as Class Treasurer for over 40 years. She was a member of the Eastern Stars – Ivy Chapter #311 and a former member of the Betsy Ross Chapter #464. She worked as secretary for the Columbiana County Commissioners for 28 years.

Doris will be sadly missed by her son, Weldon T. (Tom) Fergason of Alexandria; one grandson, Jeffrey A. Melhorn of Cranberry Township, Pa.; and one niece, Janett Simpson of Indianapolis, In.

Besides her parents Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Weldon Fergason in 1963; her brother Ray Fidoe in 2000 and her daughter Nancy Rae Melhorn.

A service will be held Friday May 23, 2014 at 12:00 PM at the Kerr-Pastore Funeral Home in Salineville, OH with Pastor David Parry chaplain at Copeland Oaks officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery.

Family and friends may call at the Kerr-Pastore Funeral Home on Thursday, from 6-8 PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salineville Church of Christ, 55 West Main Street, Salineville, Oh. 43945.

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