Doris Vergez Selk died Friday January 23, 2009 after a brief battle with cancer. She was born in New Orleans and raised in Covington, Louisiana. She met the love of her life, Frederick Clarke Selk, while in nurses training in Baton Rouge during WW II. She is survived by her brother J. Paul Vergez of Dallas, four children Lou, Fred, Kathi Knox and Mike and seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years. Doris was known for her compassion, independence and fairness. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, January 31 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 1800 Camino Pio Decimo, in Tucson. A reception will be held Friday January 30 in Phoenix. Call 602-421-3211 if you wish to attend. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to St. Mary’s Food Bank, 2841 N. 31st Ave. Phoenix 85009
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