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JONESPORT - Doralies (Libby) Sawyer Bobryk, age 102, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2015 in Jonesport. She was born on May 20, 1913 in Jonesport, a daughter of the late A. Samuel Libby and Vandelia (Bickford) Libby.

Doralies, like any Downeaster, worked in the cannery. She loved her flower gardens. She was a member of the Community of Christ in Jonesport. Doralies dedicated countless hours of volunteer help throughout her community. One of her biggest accomplishments was in the medical field. She worked for 2 doctors in town, served as a midwife and as an ambulance nurse. In her life, she helped deliver over 150 children in the Washington county area. Also, she was a member of the Jonesport Historical Society's. She received the Boston Cane Award, a letter from the President congratulating her on turning 100 years old. Doralies was a member of the Daughter's of the American Revolution.

Her survivors include her daughter- Carolyn Church of Jonesport and Texas; 2 daughters-in -law- Betty Beal of Jonesport and Carol Sawyer of Missouri; 8 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Harold Bobryck and 2 sons- Richard Sawyer and Paul Sawyer.

Visitation for Doralies will be at 12pm, Friday, October 2, 2015 Community of Christ Church in Jonesport. Her church service will begin at 2pm, Friday, October 2, 2015 Community of Christ Church and will be immediately followed by the committal service and burial in Greenwood Cemetery in Jonesport. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Arrangements were entrusted to Bragdon- Kelley Funeral in Machias, ME. Memories may be shared at www.bragdonkelley.com.
Published on  October 1, 2015
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