Doris's Story

CARIBOU - Doris D. Albert, 84, died peacefully on January 30, 2016 surrounded by her family. She was born in St David, ME, September 29, 1931, the daughter of Paul and Emelda (St. Amant) Dufour.

Doris was a devoted and loving wife to her late husband Joseph R. Albert and seven children. Doris was a dedicated homemaker for many years, lovingly raising her children. She later was employed by the Caribou Nursing Home for 14 years in Housekeeping before retiring.

Doris was an active member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church. She was a member of the local councils of the Catholic Order of Foresters, Daughters of Isabella, and Ladies of St Anne.

Doris is survived by six children and their spouses: Kenneth and his wife, Earlene (Doucette) Albert of Etna, ME; Patricia and her husband Gary Canning of Sunapee, NH; Roland Albert of Presque Isle, ME; Carol and her husband, Paul Lamson, of Gouverneur, NY; Jeanine and her husband, Guildo Morneault of Caribou, ME; Alan and his wife, Amy (Roman) Albert, of Walpole, MA. She is also survived by Janice Jackson, who she considered her daughter. Doris loved and adored her grandchildren: Roiya (Albert) Doyle and husband Sean; Renee (Canning) Kelly and husband Jake; Amanda Canning; Brian Canning; Mark Lamson and wife Hannah; Kimberly Lamson and fiancé Tyler Masick; Daniel Morneault and wife Lauren; Katherine Morneault; Ashley Albert; and Joshua Kinter. Doris was also blessed with six great-grandchildren: Evan and June Kelly, Mackenzie Masick, Ellie Lamson, Liam Morneault, and Fiona Doyle. She is survived by siblings Joel Dufour and wife Theresa, Gilman Dufour and wife Yvonne, Angela Thibeault and spouse Melvin, Fernald Dufour, Bernadette Aube and spouse George, and Joyce Martin.

She was predeceased by her youngest son Michael, her parents, by brothers Bertrand, Ronald, Willard, special brother-in-law Frank Martin, and sister Antoinette.

Family and friends may call from 6-8 PM on Monday, February 1, 2016 at the Lancaster Morgan Funeral Home, 11 Clover Street, Caribou. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11AM, Tuesday, February 2, 2016, Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Caribou. Interment Services will be held at a later date at the New Holy Rosary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may contribute in her memory to the Caribou Ecumenical Food Pantry, 49 Herschel Street, Caribou, ME 04736. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.lancastermorgan.com
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