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“I lived beside the Doaks in the early 70's on Stophlet Street. I was always amazed at Carol's friendly smile and energy taking care of so many...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Penny Byers - Fort Wayne, IN

“I enjoyed listening to the conversations between Carol and my mom, Mary Doust. They talked about their families, parishes, husbands, high school,...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Rose Farrell - Fort Wayne, IN

“With loving memories of Carol Doaka wonderful model of Christs love in our daily lives. We were honored to know Carol as a fellow parishioner at...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Robert/Joanne Krudop - Fort Wayne, IN

“Katie and family, so sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Linda Redman (Till) - Fort Wayne, IN

“My childhood is filled with memories of our two large families living a few doors apart and interacting often. Mts. Doak always had a child in her...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Sheryl Merchant (Syndram) - IN

“Mrs. Doak you were one of teh kindest women I will ever have known. When I was younger I used to think you were Our own Mother Theresa. So many kids...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Susan Huth-Beckley - Fort Wayne, IN

“To the Doak Family,My sincere sympathy to you on the loss of your Mom, Grandmother, I can remember well when I was pastor, Dick and Carol being...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Fr. John H. Delaney - South Bend, IN

“What a wonderfully sweet woman she was and a model for all mothers. She was certainly so loved. Good bye Carol. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Denise Venderley - Fort Wayne, IN


Carol E. Doak, 92 of St. Anne's Home died on February 28, 2019. She was born on January 15, 1927 to the late Ralph and Marie Heminger. Carol was married to Richard J. Doak on November 25, 1948 and he precedes her in death. She touched the lives of 140 infants and small children by being a Foster Parent all while raising her own family of 13 children. Carol is survived by her daughters, Kate, Tess, Rita, Angie, her sons, Dan, Tim, Ed, Paul, Pete, Phil, Marty, Andy, Christian, her God Son, Joe Doak, 30 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, her sisters, Joanette, Sally, Marita and twin brothers, Mike and Pat. Besides her parents and husband she is preceded in death by her brothers, Richard and Tom. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, March 4, 2019 11 AM at St. Peter Catholic church 518 Dewald St. Fort Wayne, IN with visitation there one hour prior to the mass. Additional visitation will be held at D. O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home 1140 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne, IN Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM with a Rosary Service at 3:30 PM. Carol will be laid to rest at Catholic Cemetery. To sign her online guest book go to www.mccombandsons.com.