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Greece: Friday, March 14, 2014 at age 82. Predeceased by her parents, Henry and Frances Grimm. Survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Lawrence A. Kastner; children, Lawrence Kastner (Teresa Johnson), Thomas (Lesley) Kastner, Mark (Margaret) Kastner, Stephen (Laurie) Kastner; grandchildren, Shawn, Lindsay, Bradley, Christopher, Alex, Jacob and Johanna Kastner, Renee (James) Holtz, Ashley (Matthew) Hill; great-grandson, Miles Holtz; sisters, Arlene (Ronald) Miller, Carol (John) Donnelly; lifelong friend, Rita Westveer; several nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Doree was a longtime member of the resurrection choir at St. Charles Borromeo Church. She enjoyed her grandchildren, great-grandson, reading and playing cards. No prior calling. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday (March 18th) 9:30 AM at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital in her memory. For more information or to sign Doree's guestbook, please visit www.MeesonFamily.com.

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  1. Larry, I am surprised and saddened on hearing of Doris’ passing. I will not be able to get to the funeral as I am in Dubrovnik, Croatia on assignment until June, but know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. I will light a candle for Doris in the Franciscan Monastery here after Mass tomorrow. Ed

  2. Our Deepest Sympathy to the Kastner Family. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you all. She was a Very Special Lady and will be Greatly Missed. Love, Dan & Debra

  3. Larry & Family, deepest sympathy to all. My fondest memory is her telling me that my family of 4 boys reminded her of your family growing up. She never missed an opportunity to tell me how well behaved the boys were in church. Always a smile on her face. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Cindy Chamberlain

  4. Larry, our deepest sympathy to the family and the Grimm’s family, our beautiful cousins. Such a beautiful women, she will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We have warm memories of that beautiful smile and will always remember her like that.

  5. Steve, and to all members of your family. My deepest sympathy. What a beautiful photo of your mother. Her smile is bright and face is glowing. I know you will miss her. Memories are important and when you look at her photos, I am sure your will remember all the happy moments and the joy that she brought into all of your lives.

  6. Larry, we are so very sorry to hear of Doree’s passing. She will be sorely missed. Our family will be holding you in prayer. Much love from the Cilano family.

  7. Renee…so sorry for your grandmas passing. I have fond memories of her sweet smile. You have her contagious smile! Hi to Uncle Mark and big hugs to you and family!

  8. Dear Larry and family
    Saw the Sunday paper and the smiling photo. I thought about you and Doree, in the back of Church at the 9:30 mass. You as usher and Doree as unofficial greeter.
    You both gave so much to St. Charles.
    I am sorry for your loss and will keep all in my prayers
    Sr. Terri

  9. Dear Larry and Family,
    We were so shocked and very sad to hear of Doree’s passing. Although we could not make her funeral, please know we have thought and prayed for you all this past week, and, will continue to do so.

  10. Dear Steve, Laurie and family,
    My deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  11. Larry,
    Please accept our sympathy. We have so many memories of you and Doree at St. Charles. I enjoyed volunteering with her at the rectory and on various committees over the years. She always had a smile on her face and a genuine interest in the lives of all of us who were privileged to know her. Take gentle care of yourself.

  12. Dear Larry,
    Our hearts and prayers are with you at this time of great sorrow. The world has suffered a great loss. Blessings on you.
    Love,
    Joe & Arlene

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