DORIS Y. DEVOID - BRISTOL - Doris Y. DeVoid, 81, died Saturday afternoon, June 14, 2014, at the home of her caregiver, Heather Shepard, after a long illness. She was born May 8, 1933, in Tinmouth, the daughter of the late James and Susan (Yorke) Coleman. Doris was raised in Proctor by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lorraine, after her mother took ill, until her marriage to William J. DeVoid on June 24, 1950. Doris and her husband started Dorwil Farm in 1961, which they owned and operated until Bill's death on Sept. 13, 1992. They also lost the barn to a fire in 1991 and had it rebuilt. Doris was an allaround farmhand. They were also involved in many farm organizations and took many trips dealing with farming. Doris was a member of the farm bureau and the Home Dem Club; she was a founding member of the Foot of the Mountain Snow Travelers Association, and was also a member of the Good Sam's Club. She enjoyed camping and sewing, making her children cloths and her daughters-in-law dresses. Doris also was a member of the 4-H Club and worked at the Addison County Field Days with the 4-H. She is survived by her children, Ronald DeVoid and wife, Laura, of Middlebury, David DeVoid and companion, Julie Chicoine, of Ashville, N.C., Daniel DeVoid and wife, Vicki, of Mocksville, N.C., and Ricky DeVoid and wife, Evva, of Salisbury; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and caregiver, Heather Shepard. Visiting hours for family and friends will be on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home, 117 South Main St., Middlebury. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the Middlebury United Methodist Church with the Rev. George Klohck officiating. Burial will be in Westside Cemetery in Salisbury. Arrangements are under the direction of the Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.sandersonfuneralservice.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Addison County Home Health, PO Box 754, Middlebury, VT 05753; or to the
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on June 16, 2014