Doris K. (Spencer) Carson
of Leominster; 79
LEOMINSTER -- Doris K. (Spencer) Carson, 79, of Leominster passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014 in her home.
Doris was born in Staten Island, NY, on February 1, 1935, a daughter of Joseph and Margaret (Niedermair) Spencer. She attended The Staten Island P.S. 30 and graduated from Port Richmond High School in 1952. Doris graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1956 from Brockport Teachers College in Brockport, NY. She taught in the Greece, NY Central School System. For many years Doris worked as a substitute teacher and also as a Diet Supervisor for Health Alliance Hospital.
She attended St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Leominster and was a member of the Order of the Daughters of the King. In her spare time she loved gardening, cooking, baking, reading, taking walks and crafts. She was a loving mother and Gram to her children and grandson.
Doris leaves her children, Timothy Carson of Leominster, and Jannine Carson of Fitchburg, her grandson, John C. Griffin of Fitchburg, her sister, Jean Marie Ewing and her husband Paul, of S. Windsor, CT, two nieces and three nephews. She was predeceased by her loving dog, Coco.
CARSON -- A memorial service will be held in Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Rd., Fitchburg, on Saturday, July 19, at 10:00 AM. Burial will be private. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial donations be made to the Oncology Department of Heywood Hospital, 242 Green St., Gardner, MA 01440.
Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on July 16, 2014
Brandon Funeral Home
305 Wanoosnoc Road Fitchburg, MA 01420