Doris L. Broshkevitch, 90, of Williamsport passed on Thursday, August 11, 2022, at The Gatehouse. Her husband John B. Broshkevitch passed away January 2009.
Doris was born on January 8, 1932, in Waterbury, CT and was the daughter of Henry and Dorothy Benjamin Horn. She was a 1949 graduate of Crosby High School and a 1952 graduate Waterbury School of Nursing. Doris married John in 1955 in Fairbanks, Alaska where John was serving in the US Army and they spent 53 years together. Doris gave her time delivering Meals on Wheels in Williamsport for over 20 years and volunteered at the Gatehouse Hospice Unit at Divine Hospital. She was a member of Faxon-Kenmar United Methodist Church and the mission group was her special interest. Doris loved to knit, making dozens of baby hats donated to newborns at the hospital and she enjoyed scherenschnitte, German papercutting, making beautiful angel ornaments for the Gatehouse. Family time with children and grandchildren were the most important part of her life. She touched many and will be remembered with love.
She is survived by two sons, John (Elizabeth) Broshkevitch of Bernville and Mark (Andrea) Broshkevitch of Purcellville, VA; two daughters, Cathy (Tyson) Duve, Windham, NH and Joy Henry of Plainfield, NJ; eight grandchildren and one great grandson. She was predeceased by a daughter, Jill Broshkevitch and a son, Mark B. Broshkevitch.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 27, 2022, at Faxon Kenmar United Methodist Church, 1301 Clayton Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701 with Reverend Susan Halverstadt officiating. Burial will be a private ceremony at Woodbury Cemetery in Connecticut.