Doris Piro


Doris Piro, 83, of San Pedro, California, passed away Oct. 15, 2017, in Prescott, Arizona. Doris was born April 24, 1934, in Los Angeles, California, to George and Gertrude Elizabeth Monk. She did her formal schooling and graduated high school in Los Angeles.

She married her sweetheart Tony Piro in 1955 and to this union were born four children: Anthony, Michael, Greg and Christine. Tony preceded her in death in 2009 after 54 years of marriage.

Doris enjoyed doing crafts, playing cards, particularly hand and foot and skip-bo, reading, and helping her daughter Christine create jewelry. She was a wonderful cook and a dedicated Mom; her family and children were her life.

She is survived by her children Antony (Mary Grace) Piro, Michael (Phyllis) Piro and Christine Piro; grandchildren Vincent, Tony, Alissa, Erica, Michael, Joseph, Jacklyn, Clayton and Brittney; and great-granddaughter Victoria.

She is preceded in death by her parents George and Gertrude Monk and her son Gregory Piro. A graveside funeral service will be held Friday, Oct. 27, at 11 a.m. in the Daniel Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest next to her sisters Gracie Jones and Lois Melinga.

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