Doris F. “Dee” Scalise

Doris F. “Dee” Scalise, 86, a resident of Warren Manor died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at her residence.

She was born June 17, 1926, in Sykesville, Pa., to the late John and Ruth Buhite Foltz.

She was a 1944 graduate of Sykesville High School, then entered the state nursing school at Philipsburg, Pa., to take the three year course in cadet nurses training. She began her career as a registered nurse at Warren State Hospital, retiring in 1985.

She was a longtime Warren area resident. Doris enjoyed playing golf, bowling and was an avid reader. She was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Conewango Valley Country Club, Jackson Valley Country Club, Blueberry Hill Golf Course and Lakewood Rod & Gun Club.

She is survived by her daughter, Jodee Andrews of Warren, Pa.; a son, Jon Scalise of Lakewood, N.Y.; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph P. Scalise ”Papa Joe”, who died Sept 17, 2011, whom she married Aug. 28, 1948, in Warren, Pa.; a sister, Roma Beaton; and a brother, Max Foltz.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home Inc., 304 East St., Warren, Pa., on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, from 4-7 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted there Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at noon with Father Richard J. Toohey, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph Roman Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Italian-American Charity Inc., 3 Edgewood Drive, Lakewood, NY 14750; or St. Joseph Church Educational Center Fund, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., West, Warren, PA 16365; or a charity of one’s choice. Email condolences may be sent by visiting