May 5, 1921 - August 19, 2014
Doris Tatro, 93, of New Castle, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Henry County Hospital following a brief illness. She was born May 5, 1921 in Ludlow, IL, a daughter of the late Leonard and Bertha (Pemperton) Young. Doris was the “costume lady” for First Nighters for many years. She is remembered by many not by her name but the costumes she made them as children. Doris was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church. She was an avid card player and was a member of the Home Economics Club in New Castle. She loved arts and crafts, sewing and quilt making. She loved to dance and often said she would “rather dance than eat.” Doris is survived by a daughter, Deb Hopseker of New Castle; a son, Tom Tatro of Ashland, Kentucky; Eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; four nieces and nephews; Those are her immediate family members but, there are many family members by choice including an endless number of local children who loved her. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Charles Joseph Tatro in 1989; two sons, David and Kevin Tatro; seven brothers and sisters, Merril, Myrtle, Mildred, Dale, Elgin, Eldon, and Orville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at St. Anne Catholic Church with Father Joe Rautenberg officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Monday at Sproles Family Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital with envelopes available at the funeral home. You may send the family a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com. The Sproles family and staff are honored to serve the family of Doris Tatro.
Doris Tatro, 93, of New Castle, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Henry County Hospital following a brief illness. She was born May 5, 1921 in Ludlow, IL, a daughter of the late Leonard and Bertha (Pemperton) Young. Doris was the “costume... View Obituary & Service Information
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