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Doris Jeanette Fralic Handy

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HANDY, Doris Jeanette Fralic Passed away on November 12, 2009 after a joyful life of over 94 years that enriched her family, friends, and community. She was born May 28, 1915 in Lynn, MA to the late Walter and Mildred Fralic. She married her beloved husband, the late Dr. Everett L. Handy, of Falmouth, MA, on January 1, 1940. Mrs. Handy moved to Duxbury with her family in 1950 when Dr. Handy became the town's Superintendent of Schools, and personally invested herself in all facets of the community. She was a graduate of Boston University, and taught in Falmouth, MA and in Marshfield, MA until retirement. The church was a central element of her life, and she was a long-time member of St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church. She leaves behind her son George and his wife Marilyn of Alexandria, VA, her son Richard and his wife Judith (Hampton) of Suffolk, VA, her daughter Judith and her husband Roy Catignani of West Barnstable, MA; six grandchildren, Kathi, David (his wife Mary), Mike, Sarah, Brian, and Emily; and four great grandchildren, Virginia, James, Jacob, and Avery. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 5 at 1:00 pm at St. John's Church. Donations in Doris's memory may be made to the Dr. Everett L. Handy Scholarship Fund, c/o Partridge Fund, P.O. Box 2552, Duxbury, MA 02331 or to St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 2893, Duxbury, MA 02331. To offer condolences please visit www.shepherdfuneralhome.com Shepherd Funeral Home, KINGSTON.

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