Doris Pauline Pike
Doris Pauline Pike 94 of Anderson, passed away at her home on Oct. 1, 2019.
She was born to Albert and Cicely Jane (Lancaster) Pike who were Quakers on April 1, 1925, in Anderson. Doris was an avid reader of Quaker books and was very active in the Anderson Friends Church and then United Wesleyan Church. She made friends easily from all over Indiana and Ohio at Quaker Haven and other church camps and chaperoned a trip to Chicago to work at a mission with church youth.
Doris graduated from Anderson High School in 1943 and studied Christian Education at Cleveland Ohio Bible College.
Through the years Doris worked a variety of jobs which included working as a nanny, Warner Press, Delco Remy, City Directory and at her brother's record store, "Joe's Record Shop." She and her best friend Betty Webster belonged to a Christian Women's group LOA (Love One Another) since high school and she was its last surviving member. She was also active in USFW of Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends.
Beginning in high school her brother Ralph Pike was involved with genealogy. His interest passed on to Doris who became an expert, regularly visiting relatives all over the country. Doris was very loved by her nieces and nephews and often traveled to California to visit them.
Doris is survived by two sisters, Phyllis Swallow Van Duyn of South Carolina and Rachael Pike (Ronald) Ginder of Anderson; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Joe Pike and Ralph (Dorothy) Pike; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at 7 p.m. at United Wesleyan Church, 2233 South Central Way, Anderson.
Friends may visit with the family from 6 to 7 p.m. at the church.
Memorial contributions may be given to Quaker Haven Camp, 111 EMS D16C Lane #8051, Syracuse, IN 46567
Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service handled arrangements.
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Published on October 8, 2019


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Barb Brogdon
Oct 08, 2019
I'm so sorry to hear the passing of Doris. Thinking of the family.