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Doris M McCarty Whiteley Stephens

March 12, 1922 — August 28, 2017

Mrs. Doris McCarty Whiteley Stephens, age 95, of Millview Mt. Road, Elkland Twp., PA, went to be with her Lord on August 28, 2017 at Dar-Way Elder Care with her loving family at her side.           Doris was born on March 12, 1922, in the family home on McCarty Ridge, a daughter of the late Frank & Jesse Day McCarty. She attended Center School and then graduated from Loyalsock High School a member of the class of 1940.           Upon graduation, she married Cecil W. Whiteley who was a dairy farmer and they enjoyed 25 years of marriage when he predeceased her in 1965. On November 13, 1971, she married Roger Felker Stephens and they enjoyed almost 33 years of marriage before he predeceased her on March 8, 2004.           Doris worshipped at the Living Hope Fellowship in Estella, PA.   Surviving: Two daughters and sons-in-law: Charlotte & Richard Higley                           Estella, PA Marie & Dennis Hottenstein                          New Albany, PA   Son & daughter-in-law: Durwood & Brenda Whiteley                        Estella, PA   Two sisters: Evelyn Bennett Higley                                   Forksville, PA Joanne Menard                                               Johnson City, NY   Two sisters-in-law: Anne Lois McCarty                                        Dushore, PA Joyce McCarty                                               Forksville, PA           Doris is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren and by several nieces, nephews, and cousins.          Besides her parents and her husbands she was predeceased by a son, David Whiteley of Montoursville on July 29, 2008, and by three brothers:  Edward L. McCarty of Monroeton, and Richard D. McCarty of Dushore, and Francis M. McCarty of Forksville, and a sister-in-law: Rowena McCarty of Monroeton; three brothers-in-law:  Fred Bennett of Forksville, Lawrence Higley of Forksville, and Victor Menard of Johnson City, NY           At Doris’s request there will be no services.           Funeral arrangements are under the direction to the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA 18614.           To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Doris M McCarty Whiteley Stephens, please visit our flower store.


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