William M. Doran September 22, 1919 - October 4, 2012 Norwich - William M. Doran, 93, husband of the late Alice (Jeznach) Doran of 370 Hamilton Ave., Norwich, died Thursday at Backus Hospital. Born in Bristol, R.I. on September 22, 1919, he was the son of the late Joseph and Kathryn (Taylor) Doran. A U.S. Navy
Veteran of World War II
, he was honorably discharged with the rank of Quarter Master 3rd Class. Prior to his retirement he was employed as a laborer for Union Local # 547. Surviving are two sons, Frank Busch and his wife Sally of Lisbon, and William P. Doran of Norwich; two daughters, Joan Bialowas and her husband Matthew of Norwich, and Nancy Malinick of Preston; five grandchildren, Christine Winton, Kathryn and Laura Malinick, David Busch, and Suzanne Rosenberg, and two great grandchildren. Also, three sisters, Dorothy Florenzano and Madeline Gray both of Bristol, R.I., and Eileen O'Brien of Douglas, MA, and several nieces and nephews. Graveside Services will take place on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 1 P.M. at St. Joseph Cemetery, Boswell Ave., Norwich, meeting at the cemetery. There are no callinig hours. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the charity of donors choice. Arrangements by Labenski Funeral Home.