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Obituary for Doris Schellhas

Doris  Schellhas
Schellhas, Doris

Doris W. Schellhas of Tarrytown, Pleasantville and Valhalla, NY, passed away Sept. 29, 2018. She was 93. Daughter of Alfred & Ethel Wood, she was a graduate of Alexander Hamilton High School. She married the love of her life, Herbert Schellhas, on April 19, 1958 in Tarrytown, NY. Before having children, Doris worked for the Sonotone Company in Elmsford, NY and later resumed her career working for the Presbytery of Hudson River until she retired in 2008. Her greatest joy was her family. Always a lady, she will be remembered for her sweet smile and pleasant nature. She is survived by her children Linda Mahony (Robert Dutra), William Schellhas (Nancy Carlson Schellhas) and Debra Sanchez (Wilfredo Sanchez). She leaves behind her loving grandchildren William Mahony (Brittany Morgan), Kevin Mahony, Robert Schellhas, Alexander Sanchez, and step granddaughter Sheena Sanchez Cruz. Her sister Marion Wheeler predeceased her. The family will receive friends from 4-8 PM on Monday, Oct. 1 at Beecher Flooks Funeral Home, 418 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville, NY. Funeral Service Tues., Oct. 2 at noon, Pleasantville Presbyterian Church, 400 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville, NY. Interment Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Presbyterian Church of Pleasantville, Smile Train, or the charity of your choice.

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