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ENFIELD - Doris W. Shorey, 75, died February 6, 2015, at the Penobscot Valley Hospital. She was born July 31, 1939, in Lowell, the daughter of Franklin O. and Violet W. Wakefield.

Doris graduated from USM with a B.A. in Education and had a Certificate in Physical Therapy. She married Roland B. Shorey in 1958. Doris was a cook at Colonial Acres in Lincoln, Culinary Arts Teacher for 25 years at Region III in Lincoln, and substitute teacher in local area schools. She enjoyed many different clubs, organizations and churches both in Connecticut and Maine. She was very active in fund raising for various cancer related organizations. Doris loved the outdoors and had many happy kayaking and camping trips with her friends The Wannabees, and outings with her ski group Bangor Ski and Board Club. Doris was active in her local Grange, including organizing music jams that have been enjoyed by many. Music was important to Doris listening and participating, and she also sang with a Community Choir.

Doris is survived by her husband, Roland B. Shorey; children, Michael Shorey, Angela Shorey and Beth Shorey; sisters, Joyce Murchison and Helen Harris; brother, Ivan Wakefield; grandchildren, Andrea Knights, Ashley Shorey, Brittany Shorey, Violet Lancaster and Dylan Lancaster; great-grandchildren, Tyler Comeau and Bridgette Comeau; many loving nieces and nephews and their children. She was predeceased by her parents.

A Celebration of Life will be 1-4 p.m. Sunday, February 15, 2015, at the Ammadamast Grange, Route 188 (Lowell Road), Enfield. Those who wish to remember Doris in a special way may make gifts in her memory to Sarah's House, care of EMHS Foundation, P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME 04401-0931, www.sarahshouseofmaine.org. Memorial Alternative, 205 Center St., Bangor.
Published on  February 10, 2015
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