Doris J. (Minnich) Cockley

Born: Mon., Sep. 24, 1928
Died: Sat., Mar. 18, 2017

Graveside Service

2:00 PM Thu., Mar. 23, 2017
Location: Mt. Zion Cemetery

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Doris J. Cockley, 88, of Mechanicsburg, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at home.


A daughter of the late Miles and Viola (Miller) Minnich, she was born at Boiling Springs on September 24, 1928.


She was a 1946 graduate of Boiling Springs High School where she was the accompanist for the Glee Club.  Doris loved playing her piano, antiquing and flee marketing.


She was preceded in death by two brothers:  Richard and Miles Wendall Minnich.


Surviving are her husband of 70 years:  George Wayne Cockley, whom she married on March 15, 1947; two sons:  Jeffrey Cockley of Mechanicsburg and Randall Cockley of Lemoyne and a daughter:  Julie Cockley of East Stroudsburg, Pa.


Graveside services will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Boiling Springs.  The Rev. Deborah L. Brumbaugh will officiate.  There will be no viewing or visitation.  


The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the United Methodist Home for Children, Inc., 5120 Simpson Ferry Road, Mechanicsburg, Pa 17050.


Ronan Funeral Home, Carlisle, is handling arrangements.


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linda wardecker
   Posted Tue March 21, 2017
Dear Wayne
I was so sorry hear that Doris passed away last week. In my memory she will always be the beautiful women I remember from my childhood. The two of you had a long life together and she will certainly be missed. With sincere sympathy to you and your family. Linda & Fred Wardecker

Laurie Nelson
   Posted Wed March 22, 2017
Julie, I am so sorry for your loss.

Your friend, Laurie

Bob Clair
   Posted Thu March 23, 2017
Sorry to hear of Doris' passing. Even though it's been many years since we've seen each other I still have good memories of our families "back in the day". Remember the good times with her and May God Bless you all.

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