Doris B. Blanchette, 90, of Old Orchard Beach died on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice in Scarborough. She was born on June 12, 1927 the daughter of Kenneth B. Brackett and Josephine Lillian Ouellette Brackett in Exeter, NH. Doris was raised by her mother Lillian and her stepfather Oliver Bolduc.
On September 27, 1947, she married Andre F. Blanchette at St. Andre’s Church in Biddeford. They spent 44 years together until his death on August 20, 1991.
She worked at Sigma as a winder and coil wrapper for over 30 years until her retirement in 1987. She was a wonderful dancer and won several dance championships. She always enjoyed watching her soap operas. She liked going to the casino and to Aruba. She also enjoyed reading, putting puzzles together and doing crossword puzzles.
She is preceded in death by her son, Andre D. Blanchette on March 26, 2002.
Doris is survived by:
Her son, Charlie Jones and his wife Dianne of Scarborough
1 sister: Joan Mozdzynski and her husband Jack of Arundel
1 nephew: Todd Dubuc and his wife Wendy of Westbrook
1 niece: Holly Loihle and her husband Wayne of NJ
3 Godchildren: Paula Armstrong of Scarborough
Elizabeth Cote of Scarborough
Lori Ann Rivard of Merrimac, NH
4 grandnephews: Todd, Jr., Kenny, Colby, and Christian Dubuc, all of Westbrook
1 grandniece: Miley Dubuc of Westbrook
And many more extended family and friends
Visiting Hours will be 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Joseph Church in Biddeford. Burial will be in Blue Hill Cemetery in Braintree, MA on Monday at noon. The family would like to thank all of the wonderful nursing and hospice staff for all of the amazing care they gave to Doris. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.