DORIS JUNE MEYER
Born in Chicago, Illinois on August 28, 1925
Died on August 12, 2010 and resided in Laguna Hills, California
Funeral Mass: Saturday, August 21, 2010
Doris June Meyer was born on August 28, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois. Doris was the third of four children of Patrick McCauley and Eleanor O’Rourke.
While working in downtown Chicago, Doris met the love of her life and future husband, Eugene Gene Meyer, a certified public accountant. They married on June 11, 1949 in Chicago. Doris was a loving wife and homemaker for 61 years. Together they raised their four children in the Chicago area. Gene’s company relocated corporate headquarters to Rancho Bernardo in 1978, and they enjoyed the past 32 years in Southern California.
Doris loved her four children, their spouses, and all of her nine grandchildren very much. She was a devout Catholic, and was always proud of her Irish heritage.
She suffered a reoccurrence of breast cancer, and courageously fought the disease for nearly three years.
Doris is survived by her husband of 61 years, Eugene; sons Thomas Linda, James Sandy, and Robert Vanessa; and daughter Mary Todd King; and grandchildren Lauren, Brian, Michael, Grant, Carly, Cole, and Stephanie Meyer, and William and Christina King.
Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 11 AM at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 24252 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods, California 92637. A reception will follow in the parish hall.
In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in Doris’ name to Catholic Charities, or to Mercy Home in Chicago, located at 1140 W. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60607.