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Doris J. Linn

1930 - 2018


Doris J. Linn, 87, formerly of Milton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 under the graceful care of “Our Family Home Medical” in Kulpmont.

Born in Watsontown on December 24, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Rena (Brown) Tyson.

Doris was a 1949 graduate of Watsontown High School who worked for Montgomery Mills, Milton Shoe Factory, and Weis’ warehouse of Milton.  Doris loved finding local yard-sales and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by two sons Karl Wayne Sampsell of Greenville, TN, and David Sampsell of Watsontown; three grandchildren, Tara Sampsell of Mifflinburg, Ryan Sampsell of Manhattan, KS, and Justin Dugan of Shamokin; and her loving niece, Brenda Rider, of Watsontown.

She was preceded in death by her husband Paul Sampsell; a son Billy Sampsell; two brothers Ray Tyson and Bruce Tyson; and two sisters Ruth Snyder and Edna Nogle.

Graveside services in Watsontown Cemetery will be announced at a later date.



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