Doris E. Lingo 1931-2018

NEWTON FALLS – Doris Evelyn Lingo, 86, of Newton Falls, passed away peacefully into eternal rest on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at the Hospice House in Poland.

She was born Aug. 23, 1931, in Sutton, W.Va., the daughter of the late Melvin and Alice Perrine Humphreys.

Doris married Harold B. Lingo in October of 1975, and he passed away Dec. 20, 1975.

She had lived in Newton Falls for over 60 years. She worked at Packard Electric in Warren for over 20 years before retiring in 1991.

Doris was a member of Scarlet Bonnetts and enjoyed playing bocce at Riverview Bar, where she was the oldest member. Doris also enjoyed gardening, planting flowers and was an avid animal lover.

Doris is survived by her daughter, Nancy Hoffman of Newton Falls; and her sister, Lola Jackson of Gassaway, W.Va.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Robert and Paul Humphreys.

Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at the James Funeral Home in Newton Falls, where funeral services will immediately follow at 1 p.m. Doris will be laid to rest next to her husband Harold in Newton Falls Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that all donations please go to the Newton Falls Fix a Kitty Fund, c/o Angels for Animals, 475 W. South Range Road, Canfield, Ohio 44406.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 E. Broad St., Newton Falls, OH 44444, 330-872-5440.

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