Doris Churchill Kolinsky

by | Aug 31, 2012 | Obituaries

NEWPORT NEWS—Doris Churchill Kolinsky, 73, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at Riverside Regional Medical Center.

Born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, she had been a Peninsula resident since 1960, where she worked as a bookkeeper for many years. She was a longtime volunteer at Riverside Elementary School in Newport News and Francis Mallory Elementary School in Hampton. She was also a former member of the NCJW, NOW, and ORT. She was especially proud of her U.S. citizenship.

Doris is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, I. J. Sonny Kolinsky of Newport News; her two daughters, Sherri Palopoli and husband, Steve of Allentown, Pa., and Robin Ingels and husband, Larry of Chesapeake. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Stephen, Nick, Brittany, Jessica, and Tara; and several nieces, nephews and other extended family.

A memorial service was held at the Weymouth Funeral Home Chapel. Donations to Food Bank of the Virginia Peninsula, 2401 Aluminum Ave., Hampton, VA 23661. Weymouth Funeral Home.