HUBBARD Doris L. Furney, 93, died Sunday afternoon July 18, 2021 at Liberty Healthcare. She was born April 16, 1928 in Pritchard, WV, a daughter of Clyde and Daisy Shannon Thompson and moved to the area in the early 1930’s.
Mrs. Furney was a member of Central Christian Church of Hubbard and was a dance teacher at Tony Romeo Dance Studio and later taught dance from her home. Doris sang and danced at the Youngstown Playhouse and at Ohev Tzadek-Shaarei Torah. She performed with Bob Hope and Red Skelton, Jim Neighbors and many of the Lawrence Welk show actors. In her younger years Doris was a professional contortionist. She was a member of the Hubbard Garden Club.
Her husband, Robert Furney, whom she married June 18, 1949, died March 12, 2000.
She leaves a daughter, April Janovick of Hubbard; 7 grandchildren, Noelle Janovick, Nicholas (Jenna) Furney, Rachel Hay, Clyde Dixon, Shannon and Becky Dixon and Paul Dixon Jr. and 2 great grandchildren, Adyson Furney and Alyssa Dixon.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Robert; her son, Mark Furney and a daughter, Robin DelBane.
Family and friends may call on Wednesday July 21, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Kelley-Cummins Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 6:00 PM at the funeral home with Pastor Bob Hitchcock officiating.
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