OLD TOWN - Doris E. Fletcher Jackson, 74, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at a Bangor hospital. She was born April 12, 1940, in Mars Hill, the daughter of William P. and Hope E. (Kinney) Miller.
Doris loved reading books, traveling, and enjoying her family and close friends. She also enjoyed her job at the University Book Store and working at the post office there.
Doris is survived by daughter, Diana McKay and husband, Scott, and their children, Joshua McKay and significant other, Jamie Avery Bouchard, and children, Stella McKay and Ian Bouchard, and Jessica O'Dowd and husband, Will; daughter, Denise Sullivan and husband, Gary, and their children, Danielle Shepard and husband, Jeff, and children, Wyatt and Aidan, Greg Sullivan and wife, Rachel and children, Kelsey and Tyler, Chelsea Sullivan, and Lea Kartias Gressier, an exchange student from Iceland who was like a granddaughter, and significant other, Oli Ben Olafsson, and child, Nikulas; and son, Brent Fletcher and wife, Amy, and their children, Shayne and Tiannah; late son Allen's daughters, Kaelee and Tori; a brother, Dale Miller and wife, Janice; and a sister, Carolyn Stickney; stepbrother, Wayne Lunn and wife, Patti; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She will be especially missed by her cat, Katrina. In addition to her parents, Doris was predeceased by 2 husbands, Daniel A. Fletcher in 1975, and Wayne F. Jackson in 2006; a son, Allen H. Fletcher in 2002; sister-in-law, Joyce Fletcher; and special lifelong friend, Ellen Shorey. Special thanks to Palliative Care and the entire staff at EMMC for their love and compassion for our Mom.
Graveside services will be held in Mars Hill in the spring. Those who wish to remember Doris in a special way may make gifts to EMMC Rheumatology Patient Care, care of EMHS Foundation, P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME, 04402 or to a charity of one's choice. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on  December 19, 2014