Age 83, of Lansing, MI, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2013.  She was born in Lansing on May 16, 1930, and has been a lifelong resident.  She was a member of the Church of The Resurrection; a former Teacher Aide at Allen St. School; and loved spending time at her cottage on Long Lake.

She was preceded in death by her husband James West in 1994, and her brother Donald Mahon.  Surviving are:  3 daughters, Janet (Greg) Cushman, Jane West, and Susan (Randy) Collette; 7 grandchildren, Chris Baldwin, Nick Baldwin, Jessica Ward, Mark Cushman, Jason Ward, Jean Collette, and James Collette; 8 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

The Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at the Church of The Resurrection, 1505 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing with Fr. Steven M. Mattson as Celebrant.  The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, where the Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m.  Memorial contributions may be made to Ele’s Place.

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3 Messages to “Doris M. West”

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    Dena Lawless Says:

    Doris was a beautiful lady and a great blessing. She always invited me in for a few words. She always interested to see how I was doing and how I was getting along. If there was something that needed to be done, she made sure it was taken care of.

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    Maryellen Cook Says:

    So sorry about the loss of your Mom. I have known Doris since elementary school at Resurrection. We were good friends in school and have lunched together a few times in the past few years. I will remember her as a quiet, gentle soul who never had a bad word for anyone. What a legacy! May God grant you comfort and peace.

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    Linda Says:

    I did not know Doris,but I knew of her through her daughther Sue. Sue had such joy when talking about her. We had both lost our Dads around the same time,and it was something we both understood,losing a parent. I am so sorry that she has now lost her mom,like I have. May God bring memories that fill all of their hearts and may they know that Heaven was waiting for Doris to enter into the wonder of Gods promises. She is with those she loved and had
    passed away before her. She is now whole with no pain etc…May God keep Sue and her family comforted thru His word and the prayers others are saying for all of them. Linda

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