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March 30, 2014

Dolores Quill

May 13, 1929 - March 24, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS — Dolores “Doe” (Marsh) Quill, 84, of Indianapolis, formerly of Anderson, passed away on March 24, 2014.

She was born on May 13, 1929, in Anderson, to Mary Louise Pitts Marsh and Charles Hubert Marsh. Doe graduated from Anderson High School in 1947. She received her bachelor of arts degree in history from Anderson College (now Anderson University) and her master’s degree in education from Indiana University.

Doe worked at Pierce Governor and Guide Lamp in Anderson. She also taught at Highland High School and St. Matthew Grade School in Indianapolis. She substitute taught at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis.

Doe married her husband, Joe Quill, at the University of Notre Dame and moved to Indianapolis. Her interests included reading, golfing, gardening and taking care of her cats. She particularly enjoyed travel. Favorite destinations included England, Scotland, Ireland and Germany. Doe was a member of the Brendonridge Garden Club, the Indianapolis Athletic Club and Indian Lake Country Club.

In addition to her parents, Doe was predeceased by her brothers, Richard and Charles Marsh.

Survivors include her husband of almost 50 years, Joe Quill, of Indianapolis; daughters, Adrienne Quill (Kriss Anderson) of Kettering, Ohio, and Annette Quill (Scott Burnham) of Golden, Colo.; five grandchildren, Murphy and Roland Anderson and Cecelia, Charlotte and Josephine Burnham. She is also survived by her sister, Marilyn Marsh of Anderson; as well as several nieces and cousins.

Funeral services will begin at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 2 at Feeney-Hornak Keystone Mortuary, 71st and Keystone. Mass of Christian Burial follows at 11 a.m. at St. Matthew Catholic Church, celebrated by the Rev. Paul Shikany. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 1 at the mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Cathedral High School, Holy Cross Catholic Church, or to The Little Sisters of the Poor.

The family would like to thank the staff at Brookdale Senior Living and Seasons Hospice for the wonderful care Doe received.

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