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1911 - 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN Mrs. Doris Mildred (Sanford) Anthony, 103, of 71 Champagne Ave., died Tuesday Jan. 6, 2015 at Williamstown Commons. She was born in Stamford, VT on June 8, 1911, daughter of Albert "Bert" and Edith (Bishop) Sanford. She attended schools in Stamford and graduated from the Drury High School with the class of 1929. She also attended the Bliss Business College and the North Adams School of Nursing. She worked for 35 years as a private secretary in the purchasing offices of Sprague Electric and James Hunter Machine Co. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and was very active in church work serving as president of the Women's Fellowship for many years. She also was a member of the Berkshire Baptist Association Executive Committee for many years. Doris was a 77 year member of the choir and sang in several choral groups in the area, and was the Church Clerk for 27 years. Doris also served as pianist and organist in several churches and fraternal organizations. Doris was a 90 year Grange member and for the past two years was recognized by the Vermont Grange and National Grange for her volunteer efforts. She was a member and past master of the former Stamford Valley Grange. She was a member of the Williamstown Grange, and associate member of the Bennington Grange, a member of the Friendship Pomona Grange, and the National Grange. Her first husband was Arthur H. Daniels who died on Nov. 1, 1965. They were married on Oct. 1, 1955. Her second husband was Merton S. Anthony who died on May 8, 1988. They were married on Oct. 15, 1967. She leaves her cousins, Betty Bolognani and Eunice Crowell of Readsboro, VT. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for Doris Anthony will be Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of North Adams. Burial will be in Bellevue cemetery in Adams at a later date. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church or the Stamford Community Church in care of FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPELS, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247. To send a card or a message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com


Published in Bennington Banner on Jan. 9, 2015
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