Doris Gardner

Doris Rochelle Leary Gardner

Wednesday, June 6th, 1934 - Friday, February 28th, 2020
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Doris Rochelle Leary Gardner, 85, passed away peacefully Friday, February 28, 2020. She was born locally to the late Solon Tully and Mary Ansell Murphy and also predeceased by her husbands, William Douglas Leary, Sr. and Roger F. Gardner; children, William Douglas Leary, Jr. and Janet Leary Coe; brothers, Rudolph and Gene Murphy. She retired from NORSHIPCO as a shop clerk after 34 ½ years service and was active in her Moose lodge #464 for many years. She loved shopping and collecting dolls.
Left to cherish her memory is her brother, Robert “Bert” Murphy (Linda); grandchildren, Michelle Griffith (Austin), Glenn Wright (Kristi), William Douglas Leary III; great-grandchildren, Reed and Carter Griffith, Jax and Shelby Leary; and numerous extended family members and dear friends.
The family will receive friends Monday, March 2, 2020 from 6-7:30pm at Graham Funeral Home, 1112 Kempsville Rd. Chesapeake. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 11am in Riverside Memorial Park, Norfolk. The family would like to personally thank her caretakers, Barbara and Gina for their loving care and tenderness. Please visit to offer a condolence to the family.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, March 2nd, 2020 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Monday, March 2nd, 2020 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Graham Funeral Home
    1112 Kempsville Road
    Chesapeake, VA 23320
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 11:00am
    Riverside Memorial Park
    1000 Indian River Road
    Norfolk, VA 23523
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Tracy Gregory


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