Doris Rita Sabin
1933 - 2014 DALTON Doris Rita Sabin, 81, of 4 Pomeroy Avenue, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at her home after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Adams on May 8, 1933, to Anthony A. and Emma A. Clairmont Choquette, Doris was educated in Cheshire and Adams schools and was a 1952 graduate of Adams High School. Doris' greatest love was that for her family, evident in her dedicated role as wife and mother. The legacy she left behind began with a Valentine's Day marriage in 1953. She and her husband, Kenneth, shared 61 wonderful years together. Mrs. Sabin was a communicant of St. Agnes Church. A member of its Rosary Society, she was active in Church affairs. She enjoyed working in her garden, and planting vegetables, flowers, and trees. Doris leaves her husband, Kenneth J. Sabin. She is also survived by two sons, Daniel K. Sabin and his wife, Doreen, of Colorado Springs, Colo., and David A. Sabin and his wife, Sandra, of Visalia, Calif.; two daughters, Rita M. Chittenden and her husband, Fred, of Lee, and Diane M. Smith and her fiance, Mark Weber, of Dalton; six grandchildren, Heather, Leanne, Jaclyn, Kimberly, Freddie, and Alexander, and seven great-grandchildren, Nathan, Derek, Mia, Jasmine, Curren, Sara, and Cody; a brother, Leo Choquette and his wife, Irene, of East Cheshire, Mass., and her foster brother, Fred Barna and his wife, "Dot," of New York State. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Doris Rita Sabin will be held Tuesday, July 15, at 9:15 from DERY-FOLEY FUNERAL HOME in Dalton with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Agnes Church, celebrated by the Rev. Christopher A. Malatesta, pastor. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Calling hours will be Monday, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Agnes Academy or to HospiceCare in the Berkshires, both in care of the Funeral Home, 890 East Main Street, Dalton.
Dery Funeral Home
890 Main Street Dalton, MA 01226
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on July 12, 2014