Doris's Story

CALAIS - Doris Margaret Christie, 94, passed into the arms of her Heavenly Father on May 14, 2015 at Marshall Healthcare in Machias. She was born Feb. 15, 1921 in Calais, Maine, the daughter of Thompson and Margaret (Glidden) McMorran.

Doris graduated from Calais Academy in 1938. She was employed at the Five and Ten until her marriage to Chester Christie. Doris had a quiet spirit and was content to be a full-time homemaker. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, and grandmother. Doris enjoyed baking, swimming, sliding, skating and climbing trees with her grandchildren. Doris loved the Lord and was a member of Gateway Cathedral in St. Stephen, N.B. and later attended the St. Croix Valley Assembly of God in Calais.

Doris was predeceased by her brother Jack, her sister Marjorie and her husband Chester on June 3, 2010 after more than 63 years of marriage. Doris also lost her 18 year old great granddaughter Victoria Hope Smith on March 14, 2012. She is survived by her daughter Sandra Smith and husband Thomas of Alexander, two grandchildren Kevin and his wife Elizabeth of South Carolina and Tiffany and her fiance Mark of Georgia, three great granddaughters Brooke, Emily and Anslee, several nieces and nephews, a cousin Sheldon Card of Oklahoma and her sister-in-law Betty Laking and husband Lawrence of McAdam, N.B.

A Committal Service will be held on May 22, 2015 at 1PM in the Calais Cemetery with Pastor Nathaniel Moore officiating.

Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Croix Valley Assembly of God in Calais.
Published in Bangor Daily News
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