Martha Dooley

February 18, 1945 - December 21, 2012 

Martha Dooley

February 18, 1945 - December 21, 2012 

Obituary for Martha Dooley

Martha Louise Dooley, 67, died peacefully in her sleep December 21th, 2012. She was born in Oak Park, Illinois on February 28th,1945. She graduated from Hinsdale High School in Hinsdale, Illinois in 1963, and attended Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1967.
She worked as nurse for the next 44 years, including at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, and the US Department of the Army in Munich, Germany. She met Thomas Dooley while in Germany, and they were married on February 21st, 1975. She retired in 2011, from Community Hospital in Indianapolis.
She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Dooley in 2011. She is survived by her son Timothy Dooley, his wife Gretchen, and their children Sophia, Anna, Elena, and Isaac; her son David Dooley and his children, Jessica and Connor; her sister Rhoda Benson; her sister Mary Evans; her sister Sarah Evans; and her brother Dan Svrchek.
Services will be held at Sts. Constantine and Elena Orthodox Church (3237 West 16th St., Indianapolis, IN). Viewing will be on Thursday, the 27th of December from 5-8 pm. Funeral service will be held on Friday the 28th of December at 10 am, with the burial at All Saints Orthodox Church (6004 South Fairfax Road, Bloomington, IN).
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to emergency relief and development programs through International Orthodox Christian Charities (www.iocc.org).

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