Violet Helen Doskocil, 101 entered into the presence of her Lord Jesus Christ on November 4th, 2020 . Violet was born in Chicago, Ill on 10/31/1919. Her parents came to America from Buckie, Scotland in 1915. She has 13 siblings. Violet married her love Ray in 1938. They moved to Arizona in 1945. She is loved and will be missed by her 7 children, Margaret Welch, Raymond Doskocil, Robert Doskocil, Sandra Doskocil, Diana Lawter, Susan Barfoot and James Doskocil and their spouses. Violet was blessed with 16 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.
Vi worked at Motorola for 25 years. After retiring she volunteered at the Moose Lodge, St Vincent De Paul and Queen of Peace. She received numerous awards including the Ageless Hero Award in 2008, Woman of the Year Award in 2010 and St Vincent Glennie Scott Award in 2011. Vi also won the Mesa top senior bowler award. She was the Founder of the SVDP District 9, the Founder of the SVDP Wayne Unruh Dining room, and Founder Of the Queen of Peace Conference.
Vi and Ray enjoyed their time at the trailer in Indian Gardens where they spent numerous summer vacations. They also traveled in their motor home and spent many Octobers in Rocky Point.
She loved to play Bingo at the Mesa Senior Center and helped to wrap socks for the homeless for Shoebox Ministries. She was a volunteer at St Vincent De Paul for over 40 years.
She has always said “There is always someone less fortunate than we are, and we need to help them”
“Charity is the Life of the Soul”
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2 pm, Saturday, November 14th, 2020 at Queen of Peace 141 N MacDonald, mesa, Az 85021
Burial to follow at St Francis Cemetery 2033 N 48th street, Phx, Az 85018.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St Vincent De Paul, St Marys food bank or your favorite charity.