It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our Mom, Doris Marion Traplin (Scherling). She passed away peacefully at Lisaard House Hospice, with family by her side on November 12, 2019 at the age of 93 years.
Doris was born on Feb 18, 1926 in Rainy River, 8th of 9 children. She loved to sing and dance, winning competitions in her home town of Rainy River. After her father passed away her mother moved the family to Owen Sound and it was there at a dance she met her future husband Thomas Albert Traplin. Married on March 27, 1948 they sang and danced together till his passing in 1996. Fiercely independent, Doris stayed on in her home in Port Colborne until declining health forced her to move to a seniors residence in Waterloo and closer to her son and daughter in law.
Doris is survived by her brother Roy (Lois) Scherling of Belleville. Children, Erick (Ruth) Traplin, Marianne (Randy) Bryant, Tom (Rose) Traplin, Stephen (Laura) Traplin, Ralph. Grandchildren Carrie, Christopher, Jimmy, Nicole, Andrew, Jennifer, Katy, Angela, Bryan, Jasmine. Great Grandchildren, Nevin, Kaleb, Mia, Gage, Connor, Logan and Lilah Rose.
Cremation has taken place and at Mom’s request there will be no service. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Lissard House or Innisfree House.
Messages and condolences may be left at www.tricitycremations.com or 519.772.1237. Please visir Doris' obituary notice on Facebook.