Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on November 19, 2012 at 87 years of age. Loving wife of the late Earl Beetham (1991). Dear mother of Doug and wife Pat Beetham, John Beetham, Brian and wife Janet Beetham. Treasured grandmother of Sharon Beetham and fiancé Tom Freshour, Darrell Beetham and Denise Rivait, Jeff and wife Anita Beetham, Stephen Beetham and Janice Boyne, Scott and wife Amanda Beetham. Great-grandmother of Michael and wife Kim Beetham, Madison Freshour. Great-great-grandmother of Khristian Beetham. She will be sadly missed by beloved Grand Doggies Chloe, Zoe and Max. Sister-in-law of Everett and wife Beverly Beetham and Mae Rumble. Predeceased by several brothers and sister-in-laws. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Doris and her husband Earl were the long time proprietors of the Tecumseh Bowling Lanes. She was a lifetime and U.C.W. member of Bethel-Maidstone United Church and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star # 153 – Essex. Doris was a convener of the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Senior Card Club and also belonged to the LaSalle Friendship Club. She will be deeply missed by her many customers, friends and associates of Tecumseh Bowling. Cremation has taken place. Visiting will be held on Thursday at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex from 2-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday at 10:30 a.m. with Linda Blair officiating. Donations may be made to Bethel-Maidstone United Church or the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre. You may send your condolences in support of the family online at


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