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Doris Bailey Whitaker

Date of Death: March 7, 2014

Date of Birth: July 9, 1925


Doris Bailey Whitaker, 88, passed away peacefully Friday, March 7, at Marshwood Center in Lewiston, Maine.  She was born July 9, 1925 in Lewiston.


Doris enjoyed collecting sterling silver jewelry.  QVC at one time was her favorite TV channel.  Doris also enjoyed many crafts such as knitting, embroidery, braiding rugs, rug hooking, and counted cross stitch.  One winter she knitted 100 hat and mitten sets for Catholic Charities.


Doris was predeceased by her husband Earnest Whitaker, her son Craig, and siblings, Patty and Earl Bailey, Jr.  Doris is survived by her son Brad and his wife Pam of Winslow, her daughter-in-law Lisa Whitaker of San Antonio, Texas, siblings, Charlie Bailey of Mechanic Falls, Hazel Moore of Lewiston, Richard and his wife Janet of Greenville, Texas, and Paul and his wife Donna of Patten, Maine.  She is also leaves grandchildren Erin, Ross, and Kayla, and great grandchildren, Alexandra and Mariana, as well as many nieces and nephews.


Special thanks from her family goes to the caring staff at Marshwood Center and especially to Angela, Kathy, Jamie, and Bev from Beacon Hospice of Lewiston.


A memorial service will be held at the Maine Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery Chapel, 163 Mt. Vernon Road, Augusta, Maine, on Monday, May 5 at 12:00 pm.

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