Published in The Washington Post on Feb. 25, 2020
DORIS Y. SACHS
Doris Y. Sachs, "Aunt Dodie" 89, residing with her daughter Caren in Delaware, passed
away peacefully on February 23, 2020.
Doris was born to Kopel and Rivel (Gilbert and Rebecca) Smith of Washington, DC. She
graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1948.
She was employed as a clerk typist for the U.S. Navy and was a homemaker. Doris loved
bingo, bowling, flea markets and gardening.
She is survived by her children Lynne Lawrence, Caren Sachs and Steve Sachs; her sister
Anna; and other family members and friends.
She leaves behind beautiful memories along with her fighting spirit.
Graveside funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 12 p.m. at
George Washington/Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Adelphi, MD.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Angels Foundation,
989-891-2231, www.hospiceangels.org, Arrangements entrusted to TORCHINSKY
HEBREW FUNERAL HOME, 202-541-1001.