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Doris B. Snell April 28, 1926 - Sept. 10, 2018

Doris B. Snell, 92, North Manchester, passed away at 7:55 a.m. Sept. 10, 2018, at Timbercrest Healthcare Center, North Manchester. Daughter of Albert F. and Mary A. (Hollinger) Bowers, Doris was born on April 28, 1926, in Reading, Pennsylvania.

In 1944 Doris graduated from Wilson High School, West Lawn, Pennsylvania. Doris met E. DeWayne Snell on a blind date while he was stationed at Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania. They were married July 14, 1945. The two were married for 67 years before DeWayne passed away on April 13, 2013.

When DeWayne and Doris moved back to DeWayne’s home town of North Manchester, she took a job as a secretary and payroll clerk at Heckman’s Bindery. Later she worked for Farm Bureau Insurance in Wabash, and then worked as a receptionist and billing department for Dr. George Balsbaugh in North Manchester. After working there for several years, Doris began working for Manchester High School as an audio/visual coordinator in 1966 and later retired in 1989. During her time at Manchester High School, Doris attended St. Francis University for a few years.

A member of Manchester Church of the Brethren, Doris was a spiritually strong individual who faithfully attended every Sunday. Doris was also a member of P.E.O. Chapter D.K. and the Epsilon Sigma Alpha Sorority of North Manchester.

The loving memory of Doris B. Snell will be remembered by her daughter, Marsha (Michael) Flora, Fort Wayne; four grandchildren, Darcy (David Neiman) Flora, Dillon, Colorado, Megan (James) Chappo, Prosper, Texas, and Christine Gonzalez and Rachel Gonzalez of Naperville, Illinois; one son-in-law, Robert Gonzalez, Naperville, Illinois. Doris was preceded in death by her parents, Albert F. and Mary A. Bowers; husband, E. DeWayne Snell; one daughter, Tamara Gonzalez; one brother and one sister.

Family and friends may call Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Timbercrest Chapel, 2201 E. St., North Manchester, Indiana. Funeral services will begin on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. at Timbercrest Chapel. A short P.E.O. service will begin at 12:15 p.m. with calling following. Burial will be held at Oaklawn Cemetery. Pastor Karen Eberly will officiate.

For those who wish to honor the memory of Doris B. Snell, memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46814; or Timbercrest Charitable Assistance Fund, P.O. Box 501, North Manchester, Indiana, 46962.

Arrangements are entrusted to McKee Mortuary.