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Doris W. Ranck, 90, of Milton, passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at her home.
She was born March 4, 1927, in Milton, a daughter of the late Leroy and Florence (Crawford) Whipple. She was married to Earl M. Ranck Sr. for 25 years until his death in 1972.

Doris was a 1946 graduate of Milton High School.
She had worked for Allen's True Value and Coles Hardware Store, retiring in 1998 after 60 years of service.
She was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Watsontown.
Doris enjoyed reading and crosswords and loved sweets.

She is survived by two daughters, Judy Showers, of Milton, and Jan Clemens, of Milton; six grandchildren; and seven great- grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Earl M. Ranck Jr.; two brothers, Fred Whipple and Marvin Whipple; and one sister, Amy Lou Brown.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Friendship Baptist Church, Susquehanna Trail, Watsontown, with the Rev. Jason W. King officiating.

Memorial contributions in Doris' memory may be made to the Rockwell Center Activity Fund, 32 S. Turbot Ave., Milton, PA 17847.

The family is being assisted by the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton.
Condolences may be shared at www.shawfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published on August 2, 2017
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