Doris Marie Giddings

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Doris Marie Giddings

May 14, 1938 - February 05, 2019

Winterport - Doris Marie Giddings, 80, passed away February 5, 2019, peacefully surrounded by loved ones at her home. She was born May 14, 1938, in Attleboro Mass., the daughter of Emerson and Helen (Forand) Ducharme, of Brockton Mass.
Doris, also known as "Dottie" to close friends and family, enjoyed working with her hands making things. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, gardening and watching westerns with her daughter, Bonnie. She also loved traveling and taking trips to the Maine coast, and above all, she loved her family.
Doris was married twice, once with Bonnie's father, Roland Bailey and later, after Roland's passing, a widowed Doris married Rodney Giddings. Doris and her first husband Roland, shared many years together while Roland served in the US Navy. They enjoyed traveling the east coast together. Later they retired and settled in Maine with their young daughter, Bonnie. Later on through the years, while married to her second husband, Rodney, Doris helped start up what would soon become a successful "mom and pop" style business, known as Country Bargains.
In addition to her parents, Doris was predeceased by her first husband, Roland Bailey; and second husband, Rodney Giddings; a step-daughter, Karen; Siblings, Emerson Jr., Helen, Harold, Sister in-law, Linda, Brother in-law, Bob.
Doris is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Perry; siblings, Priscilla, Fred, Mel, and Nancy; as well as many nieces and nephews; grandchildren, Danny, Joey, Trina and Rachel and Robert; seven great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held in the spring. Condolences to the family may be expressed at MemorialAlternatives.com
Published on February 7, 2019
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Sheryl and Ryan Ducharme
Feb 11, 2019
I love you very much and i miss you very much I wish i had a chance to see you before you went but at least we got to talk over the phone R.I.P Aunt Doris love you and you will be missed
Wendy Ducharme
Feb 10, 2019
Aunt Doris,
You will be very much missed. Watch over us with everyone who is up there with you. I will love you and miss you, you will be in my heart always.
Nancy Dimond
Feb 08, 2019
Flying free!! You will be missed love you
Your Granddaughter, Trina Mesa Aguilar
Feb 08, 2019
Grammy.
I keep thinking of the last time I saw you smile and that if I only had an opportunity to talk to you one last time, to see that and to say goodbye.
Telling the kiddos Grammy was the hardest, they are so lost. This is such a huge loss for the family.
Mom said that you looked at peace when she said her goodbyes, I hope you always look that way and are able to rest in peace. I'm so glad that you got to see all who Joey and I were meant to be, thank you for always believing in us ♡ You saw me marry my bestfriend Grammy, a day I'll never forget, because you were part of it. Or Joedans Adoption..how amazing that you were here for Armando adopting Joedan as his own ♡
Grammy we love
... you so much, always and forever in our hearts is where you'll stay.
Until we meet again.
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Brian and Heather
Feb 08, 2019
Dottie was a very nice neighbor. We've missed seeing her out in the yard the last couple years where we had many nice chats. She would occasionally laughingly holler to us that she had locked herself out and we had a mini adventure helping her get back in. She will be missed.
Betty
Feb 08, 2019
I've always called you Ma and you will be very much missed . We will meet again. love ya
Rachel straub
Feb 07, 2019
You will be missed Gram. You loved people no matter what they did. I’ll treasure the memories we did have.