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Doris Jean Pell

January 15, 1937 ~ September 2, 2017 (age 80)

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September 8, 2017

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Moore Funeral Home
142 N. Washington Street
Brazil, IN 47834

Celebration of Life
September 8, 2017

7:00 PM
Moore Funeral Home
142 N. Washington Street
Brazil, IN 47834

Terre Haute, Indiana

Doris Jean Pell, 80, went to be with her Lord and Savior on September 2, 2017 at her home in Terre Haute. She was born in Louisville, Kentucky on January 15, 1937 the daughter of George and Elizabeth (Erwin) Hardman. She married James Earl Pell on December 26, 1958, and later graduated from Indiana State University with a Master’s Degree in music education.

She taught choral, theatre, and instrumental music at several area schools. Doris was also the director of the “Summer Showcase” theatre production in Brazil for 15 years. Mrs. Pell also served many area churches as choir director, pianist, and organist. Doris and Jim were members of the Brazil Concert Band for decades. Her most recent endeavor was playing piano for the the St. Mary of the Woods theatre production of “The Sound of Music”.

Survivors Include:

    Husband of 60 years:    James Earl Pell, Terre Haute, Indiana

    Son:    Robert E. (Lori) Pell, Terre Haute, Indiana

    Daughters:    Christy Pell, Brazil, Indiana

            Susan Pell, Terre Haute, Indiana

            Patty (Bud) Pell Patterson, Brazil, Indiana

    Grandchildren:    Benjamin Parker, Leah Parker, Allison Pell, Katy Pell, Jessica Pell, Taylor Patterson, Alyssa Sollars, and Tyler Sollars

    Several Great-Grandchildren    

    Special Pet: Princess

A celebration of Doris’s life will be held at 7:00 P.M. Friday, September 8, 2017 at Moore Funeral Home in Brazil with Pastor Melvin Camp officiating. The family will accept friends for visitation on Friday from 3:00 P.M. until the time of service.

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