Doris Jean (McCormick) Proya

EST PALESTINE – Doris Jean (McCormick) Proya , 81, died Wednesday at St. Elizabeth’s Health Center in Youngstown.

She was born April 26, 1932, a daughter of the late Robert and Grace (Gentzel) McCormick.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years Andrew Proya; five children, Andrew (Midge) Proya Jr., Rev. Jeffrey (Kathy) Proya, Grace (David) Fristik, Michelle (Bill) George and Jon Proya and companion Wendy Thompson; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; and siblings Virigina Reid and Richard McCormick.

She was a member of the Emmanuel United Methodist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family and had a love for music.

The family will receive family and friends from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home. The funeral service will immediately follow, with her son, Rev. Jeffrey Proya, officiating. Burial will follow in Crest Haven Memorial Gardens, New Waterford.