Doris M. Averick, nee Purcell, 81, born May 24, 1929, in East St. Louis, Ill., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Ill.
Mrs. Averick was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, Ill. She retired from Switzer's Licorice Company after 20 years. Doris loved her crocheting, playing cards and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Averick Sr.; her parents, Malcolm S. and Marie, nee Frawley, Purcell; a great-grandchild, Cale David Horton; a brother, Joseph Purcell; sisters, Darlene Restoff and Maxine Purcell; a son-in-law, Ron Swancutt; and a sister-in-law, Sylvia Purcell.
Surviving are her sons, Dale (Tammy) Averick Jr. and Derek (Carol) Averick; daughters, Sandy Swancutt and Sheryl (David) Votrian; grandchildren, Chris (Stacey) Swancutt, Eric Swancutt, Stephanie (Doug) Horton, Austin Averick and Hannah Averick; great-grandchildren, Eric Largent, Shawn Largent, Benjamin, Audrey and Kasen Horton; a brother, Malcolm Purcell; a brother-in-law, Joe Restoff; a sister-in-law, JoAnn Purcell; and a host of family and friends.
Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association or to the St. Louis Children's Hospital. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at lakeviewfuneralhome.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at the chapel of Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill. Interment will be held at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.
LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.