Doris Romayne Murley Lutz, Scranton, died Friday evening in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit after an illness. Her husband of 29 years is George Lutz. Her first husband Donald N. Murley passed away in 1987.
Born 1928 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Dorothy Thompson Finn. She was a 1946 graduate of the Scranton Technical High School. Doris had been a longtime and devoted member of the former Petersburg Presbyterian Church where she also served as secretary for many years. Upon it’s closure, Doris became a member of Hope Church, Moosic. Doris was always an active member of her church’s women’s ministries, choir and Sunday school. She was employed by Grove Textiles in their offices for over a decade.
Doris was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed RV camping especially the annual family camping trip to the Parker Dam State Park. She loved her family, her God and her church. She will always be remembered by her grandchildren for her homemade pizza, pies and cookies.
Surviving are children Donald Murley and his wife Laura of Honesdale, Diane Weber of Telford, PA and David Murley of Dalton; step son Jeffrey Lutz and his wife Gayle of Dalton; step daughters Laurie Tylutki and her husband George of Hop Bottom and Emily Rogers and her husband Dan of Scranton; grandchildren Christopher Murley, Kimberly Stroka and husband Thomas, Chuck Weber, Ben Weber and wife Adelaide, Bryan Weber and wife Heather, Kevin Weber and wife Crista, Nicholas Murley and wife Jennifer, Jason Murley and Jessica Murley; step grandchildren Kaybri and Calvin Rogers; six great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by twin grandsons Matthew and Jonathan Weber and a sister Betty Fields.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 10am in the Hope Church 4951 Birney Ave. Moosic, PA 18507 by Rev. Stephen Wilson.
Friends may call Thursday from 4-7pm in the Vanston and James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St. Scranton.
Interment, Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst.
In lieu of flowers the family encourages memorial contributions be made in Doris’ honor to the Hope Church 4951 Birney Ave. Moosic, PA. 18507
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