Doris Hess


July 28, 1926 - January 1, 2018

Doris Brumbaugh Hess, 91, passed away January 1, 2018 at Maplewood Senior Living in Chardon, Ohio.  The only child of Raymond and Berdella Brumbaugh, she was born on July 28, 1926 in Canton, Ohio. A graduate of Lake Erie College in Painesville, Doris was employed as a first grade teacher in the Painesville Township Schools for 27 years.  Known for her warm smile and deep faith, she was an accomplished pianist and organist, an excellent pie baker and a devoted member of both the Painesville Church of the Brethren and the North Manchester (Indiana) Church of the Brethren.  Doris’s greatest pleasure was sharing her love of music with others. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Rev. Arthur H. Hess and infant granddaughter, Jessica Lynn Hess.  She is survived by son, Thomas (Dawn) Hess of North Manchester, IN; daughter, Kathleen (Michael) Hanes of Concord; grandchildren, Audrea (Brad) Anderson of Payne, OH; Kati (Adam) Tomco of Concord; Kevin (Brenda) Hanes of Fremont, CA and Brittany (Eric) Morrow of Syracuse, IN; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Committal of ashes will be held at a later date in North Manchester, IN.