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Doris M. (Biichle) Ranck

January 10, 1923 ~ September 24, 2020 (age 97)


A recording of Doris' graveside service may be viewed by copying and pasting the following link:

   Doris M. Ranck, 97, of Williamsport, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 at the Williamsport Home. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Charles A. "Tag" Ranck on Sept. 8, 2004.
     Born Jan. 10, 1923, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Elmer E. and Vinnie M. (Sholder) Biichle.
     Doris was a 1940 graduate of Williamsport High School. She was the oldest living member and former elder of Bethel Presbyterian Church where she was active with the Presbyterian Women of Bethel and choir.
     Doris was an incredible cook and well known for her famous peach jelly given with her loving smile. She loved playing games especially cards and was always sure to make the game go in her favor.  Doris was artistic and enjoyed drawing as well as musically inclined with a beautiful singing voice and being a talented guitar player. She also enjoyed crossword puzzles.  Most of all, Doris was truly loved by her family and friends.
     Surviving, are a daughter, Gail A. Leidhecker (Donald) of Williamsport; sons, Gary C. Ranck (Lori) of Wellsboro and Mark W. Ranck (Aida) of La Quinta, Calif.; daughter-in-law Bernadette Ranck of Jersey Shore; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren;  and brother Harold L. Biichle (Gloria) of Williamsport.
     In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son Michael L. Ranck and a brother Howard L. Biichle, Sr.
     A graveside service to honor the life of Doris will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 in Twin Hills Memorial Park, Muncy with Pastor Lisa Dabney officiating.
     In keeping with the COVID-19 guidelines to keep everyone safe, please wear a mask and maintain social distance while at the cemetery.
     In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Doris’ name to the Bethel Linden Presbyterian Church, 2758 Bottle Run Road Williamsport, PA 17701 or to Susquehanna Hospice 1001 Grampian Blvd. Williamsport, PA 17701.

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Graveside Service
September 26, 2020

11:00 AM
Twin Hills Memorial Park
3332 Lycoming Mall Drive
Muncy, Pennsylvania 17756


Bethel-Linden Presbyterian Church
2758 Bottle Run Rd., Williamsport PA 17701

Susquehanna Hospice
1001 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport PA 17701

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