Dorrice M. Foss

Jan 16, 1919 - Feb 15, 2018

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Lee - Dorrice M. Foss, 99, wife of the late Stanley Foss, passed away on Feb. 15, 2018, at a Lee healthcare facility. She was born on Jan. 16, 1919, in Topsfield, the daughter of Elton and Lizzie (Thornton) McGaw.
Dorrice was a graduate of Lee Academy in the class of 1937. In 1942 she married Stanley Foss and they were married for 47 years. They moved back to Lee after Stanley finished his tour of duty. She worked on the school lunch program at SAD # 30 for many years after they returned to Lee where she spent the rest of her life. At the time of her death, she was the holder of the Boston Post Cane for being the oldest resident of Lee which she received in January of 2017.
She is survived by two children, Marie Foss and Allen Foss; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by four siblings, KennethMcGaw, Clayton McGaw, Linwood McGaw, and Clarice Weatherbee. Dorrice's family would like to express their thanks to the staff at Care Ridge Estates for the excellent care provided to her at the facility.
Graveside services will be held at a later date at Woodlawn Cemetery. Those who wish may donate in her memory to the Stanley and Dorrice Foss Scholarship at Lee Academy, 4 Winn Road, Lee, ME 04455. Condolences may be expressed at www.clayfuneralhome.com.
Published on  February 17, 2018
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