Doris Fable

Obituary
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FABLE, DORIS M. Doris Mills Fable, 90, of Westport, CT, wife of the late William E. Fable, passed away Wednesday evening in Saint Vincent’s Medical Center. Mrs. Fable was born February 25, 1923 in Mt. Vernon, NY, the daughter of the late Otto and Evelyn (Spangenberg) Mills and had been a resident of Westport for the past 82 years. Prior to retirement, Mrs. Fable was the receptionist for the Westport-Weston YMCA for many years. She was a 1944 graduate of the University of North Carolina, a member of the Westport Senior Center and an avid gardener. Survivors include two sons, William Sandy Fable and his wife Susan Goldberg of West Hartford, John M. Fable and his wife Anna Fortuna Fable of Fairfield, her four beloved grandchildren, Jesse, Evan, John and Alexandra, her sister-in-law, Laura Mills of South Bristol, Maine and three nieces. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Fable was predeceased by one brother, Edward Ned Mills. The family will receive friends in the Harding Funeral Home, 210 Post Rd. E., Westport on Friday, December 13 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial, Saturday, December 14 at 12:00 noon in Saint Luke Church, 49 Turkey Hill Rd. N., Westport. Interment will follow in Willowbrook Cemetery, 395 Main St., Westport. A reception will follow at The Red Barn, 292 Wilton Rd., Westport. Donations should be made to the . To leave an on-line condolence, please visit www.hardingfuneral.com
Published in the Minuteman on Dec. 12, 2013
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