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Doris H. Rishty (Hapeman)

July 8, 1926 - December 6, 2019

Service Date: December 13, 2019

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery St. Mary s Cemetery

Church St. Andre Bessette Parish

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Doris H. Rishty, 93 of Bethesda, Maryland, passed away Friday, December 6, 2019 in Maryland.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Alice (Munley) Hapeman. Doris moved to the Washington D.C. area in 1952. She lived primarily in Chevy Chase, MD for 20 years and later in Bethesda, MD.

She was an incredible business success, opening Careers by Holiday in DC in 1967 becoming the largest employment agency in DC, and pioneered career placement, as well as the only female owned and managed business of this type in town. She later established Monday Through Friday, a temporary employment placement company. Was the President of the National Employment Organization. Prior to that she was an independent stage show producer going to various PA cities and solely put them together and every facet. She was Vice President of the North Shores Rehoboth Beach private community organization where she had an ocean front home.

Doris was completely dedicated to her very large family’s well-being. She was a stunningly beautiful woman, who had class, charm, style, sense of humor and always dressed to perfection. She had it all.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her Husband Jack Rishty, and Brother Paul Hapeman, Jr.

Surviving are her Sons Michael Rishty, Rockville, MD, Paul Rishty, Tampa Florida, and Joel Rishty, Oak Hill, VA, Grandchildren Dana, Julie, Sarah, Alex and Abby, brother Robert Hapeman, Wilkes-Barre, nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be held Friday, December 13, 2019 at 9:30 am at the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Andre Bessette Parish, 668 North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705, with Father Kenneth Seegar, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Twp. Family and friends may call Friday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 am at the funeral home.