Townsend, Doris Mae

Doris Mae Catts Townsend, age 97, of Mountain Top, PA, formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away on July 28, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family.

She was a graduate of P.S. DuPont High School and Goldey School. Doris had been a bookkeeper at Episcopal Diocese of Delaware for 22 years.

She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church, Talleyville and served on the vestry, sang in the choir, was a member of the altar guild and Women of Grace. Doris was active in Claymont AARP. She loved gardening and reading. She was a strong advocate of animals, especially cats, dogs and birds and also loved traveling.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years Carlos L. Townsend, her daughter, Linda Mc Nicholas and daughter-in-law Lynn Townsend. Doris is survived by her daughter Elizabeth Beck (Jeffrey), her son David Townsend, grandchildren, Drew (Jodi) and David (Carlee) Beck, Paige Mercer (Duane), Alex Townsend (Meredith) Cristina Squadnito (Jamin) and Lisa Mitchell (Chris) and 9 great-grandchildren.

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic a celebration of life service will be held in the future. Burial will be private at Grace Episcopal Cemetery. To send condolences visit: www.mccreryandharra.com

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