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Doris M. Provich 1923-2020

FOWLER — Doris M. Provich, 96, died Saturday at The Suites at Continuing Health Care of Niles.

Doris was born July 27, 1923, in Youngstown, the daughter of Clyde E. and Ruth M. Thompson Coombs.

She worked more than 50 years for various restaurants, including Cy’s Airport Inn, Squaw Creek Country Club, where she baked pies and desserts, and The Living Room Lounge, and also managed several restaurants on the U.S. Route 422 Strip in Warren. She also worked for Badger Meadows Campground.

Doris owned and operated her own cake and candy business. She retired in 1985.

Doris married Michael Provich Jan. 29, 1955.

Doris was a fan of astrology and loved to dance and bake, but most of all, she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She leaves behind sons, David (Darla) Provich of Marysville and Mark Provich of Vienna; daughters, Jerrylynn (Ken) Thornsberry of Vienna, Janet Biro of Brookfield and Michele Youler of Vienna; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Shirley (Coombs) Martin, her niece, whom she raised, preceded Doris in death; along with her husband, Michael Provich; two brothers, Fred Coombs and William (Kidd) Coombs; and two sons-in-law, Jim Youler and John Biro.

Calling hours will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Crown Hill Chapel Mausoleum in Vienna, and noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, with a 1 p.m. funeral service to follow at the chapel.

The family wishes to thank the staff of The Suites of Continuing Health Care of Niles and Hospice of the Valley for their help and compassionate care.

The family also askes that any material contributions be sent to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St. Boardman, OH 44512 or the Vienna Fire Department, 833 Youngstown-Kingsville Road, Vienna, OH 44473.

Selby-T.J. Fox Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.

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