HERMISTON — Doris V. Wiggins, 81, of Hermiston died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at her home. A private family gathering will be held. 

Mrs. Wiggins was born Sept. 28, 1929, in New York City, N.Y., to Walter and Irene Fitzinger Olson. She was raised and attended schools in New Jersey, graduating from Butler High School. She then graduated from William Patterson College with a bachelor’s degree in education. She married Edward F. Wiggins in 1950 in West Milford, N.J.

She taught school in New Jersey for several years before moving to Washington in the early 1980s and then to Hermiston in 1998, where she has lived since.

Survivors include her husband, Edward F. Wiggins of Hermiston; daughter Virginia McIlwain of San Diego, Calif.; sons Edward J. Wiggins of Bothell, Wash., and Mark Wiggins of Hermiston; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and son John Wiggins.

Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of arrangements. Sign the condolence book at www.burnsmortuaryhermiston.com.

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