Doris O'Shea Stemler, age 91 of Southern Pines died Friday, April 27, 2018 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst. 

A memorial service will be 2:00 PM Friday at Penick Village Chapel conducted by Rev. Sarah Rieth. 

A native of Long Island, NY she was a daughter of the late Timothy Cornelius and Gladys (Donavan) O'Shea. 

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Stemler. 

She is survived by a daughter Patricia Hume and husband James of Concord; son Bradford Stemler and wife Jacqueline of Chaumont, NY; grandchildren Lauren (Aaron), Katie (Daniel), Carliegh, Alicia and Heather. 

Memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374.

Powell Funeral Home is serving the Stemler family. 

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  1. Please accept my condolences to your family. I hope that the Bible’s promise of the resurrection brings you comfort during this very difficult time. (Acts 24:15)

  2. Patty and Brad. So sorry to hear about your Mom. Thought the world of both your parents. Rick and your Dad you to get in to more stuff. Many good memories of them and days around Foxfire.- 

  3. To the Stemler Family.-  – 
    My condolences on the passing of Mrs. Stemler. They were a wonderful and dear friend to me. I have fond memories of them and will miss them dearly.

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