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Doris M. Zaepfel Becker

April 29th, 1925 - August 4th, 2017

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Doris M. (Zaepfel) Becker, 92, of Erie, passed away after a short illness on Friday, August 4, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born in Erie, April 29, 1925 the daughter of the late Albert L. and Jane L. (Conners) Zaepfel.

Doris was a Commercial Underwriter at Erie Insurance Co. for 32 years and continued working there after her retirement as a docent. She was a very active and a talented actress preforming at the Erie Playhouse since 1935. Doris was a world traveler, she enjoyed knitting, crocheting, history and loved her cats.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter Ann and an infant son Bruce.

Survivors include one daughter, Sharon Taton of Erie; two sons, Lieutenant Colonel Mark A. Becker, USA Retired, of Alexandria, VA., and Jay T. Becker of Ocoee, FL.; four grandchildren, Sean Taton, Brian Taton, Miranda Becker and Daniel Becker; five great grandchildren, Nathan, Jordan, Morgan, Arrian and Adrian Taton and her Siamese cat, Chulalongkorn.

Friends are invited to call at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th St. at Greengarden Blvd. on Sunday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held there Monday at 1pm with Rev. Shawn Clerkin officiating. Interment will follow in Laurel Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Erie Playhouse, 13 West 10 Street, Erie, PA 16501.