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3701 East 7th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: (417) 781-1711
Fax: (417)-781-3916
Esther Doran

Esther Marie Doran

Monday, December 20th, 1926 - Friday, June 4th, 2021
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We celebrate the life of a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Esther Marie Doran, age 94, of Joplin, passed away on Friday, June 4, 2021, following a long-fulfilled life. Esther was born on December 20, 1926, the daughter of the late Joe and Josephine (Natrop) Roth. She married James “Jim” Doran on June 23, 1956, together they were blessed with three sons.

She devoted her life to taking care of her family and she loved spending time with her grandchildren. She worked for approximately ten years as a secretary for Eagle Picher. She was a longtime member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and more recently was a member at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church.

Esther was preceded in death by her loving husband James “Jim” V. Doran on October 1, 2016. She was also preceded in death by siblings, Lawrence, Richard, Carrie, and Marge, and infant son Roger.

Survivors include her three sons Steve Doran, his wife Donise and their three children Ashley, Austin and Avery; Brian Doran and his wife Kris and their three children Kaitlyn, Kelsea and Kenzie; Kevin Doran and his wife Toni and their daughter Addison. Her great grandchildren include Lucy, Lydia, Lowen, Willa, Delilah and Calleigh, and one on the way.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday June 10th, 2021 at St. Peter the Apostle Church. Reverend J. Friedel will officiate. Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday at St. Teresa Cemetery in Westphalia, KS.

A Rosary will begin at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Mason-Woodard Chapel with a visitation to follow from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be given to the Joplin Area Catholic Schools in care of the mortuary.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Mason-Woodard Chapel
    3701 East 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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    The Rosary will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the visitation to follow.
  • Service

    St. Peter's The Apostle Church
    812 Pearl Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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    Reverend J. Friedel
  • Interment

    Friday, June 11th, 2021 | 11:00am
    Friday, June 11th, 2021 11:00am
    St. Teresa Cemetery
    Arkansas Road
    Westphalia, Kansas 66093
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In loving memory of our dear Aunt Esther, The Larry Roth Family: Joe, Jeanne, Jim, Dorothy, David, Mike, John
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