Doris Marie Miles
1940 - 2020

Doris Miles 

Passed away unexpectedly February, 6, 2020 at Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital at the age of 79. Doris was born in Saginaw, Michigan on September 10, 1940 the daughter of James “Kenneth” and Agnes (Riska) O’Toole. Doris graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1958 and went on to St. Mary’s Nursing School and graduated in 1961 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. She was an RN for 45 years; the last 30 years were spent in St. Mary’s Emergency Department before her retirement in 2008. Doris was a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church and St. Mary’s Hospital Nursing Alumni. She enjoyed reading, traveling and working out; especially Tai chi. Doris was a very active member of the OLLI Group at S.V.S.U. and cared a lot about people continuing their education through their lifetime. She was also a member of the Ham Radio Operator Group.
Doris is survived by her three son, Robert James, Michael Dennis and Patrick Joseph Miles; sister, Patti Miles and many dear friends. Doris was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Robert Alexander Miles and a brother James O’Toole.

FUNERAL: Mass of Celebration will take place Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 11:00 AM from St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 6400 McCarty Rd. with Rev. Fr. James Bassert to officiate. Inurnment to follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

VISITATION: Family and friends will gather at the church Thursday morning from 10:00 AM until the time of service.

MEMORIALS: Those planning a memorial contribution may wish to consider memorials to St. Mary’s Memorial Tree, OLLI or St. Mary’s Hospital Alumni.

Deisler Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Miles family; condolences may be expressed to the family at the church or by visiting