Doris M. Newman

Newman, Doris M. ALBANY Doris M. (nee: Dowe) Newman, 82, of Albany passed away Saturday, January 12, 2013 at St. Peter's Hospital, Albany. Born in Oneonta, N.Y. on August 3, 1930, she was the daughter of the late John I. and Doris L. (nee: Griggs) Dowe. Doris was employed as a licensed practical nurse with Tompkins Co. Memorial Hospital in Ithaca for many years and later as a bookkeeper for Colonie Animal Hospital until her retirement in 1997. She will be especially missed by her four-legged friends, Tawny, Little Bit, Bootsie, and Ginnie. Mrs. Newman enjoyed working with her hands and was very artistic, using her creativity to no end. She was a woman who was never at a loss for an opinion. Her devotion was to her family, whom she loved unconditionally. Doris is survived by her husband of 57 years, Dr. Martin J. Newman. Survivors include her daughters, Sandy (Ed) Barber of Stoughton, Mass., Debbie (Roze) Newman of NYC, Bonnie (Fred) Wiener of Colonie and Lisa McGee of Loudonville; her sister, Irene Reese of Binghamton, N.Y.; her brother-in-law, Jerry Newman; her sister-in-law, Anne Osman; and her eight adored grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Frederick Funeral Home, 633 Central Ave., Albany, NY 12206. Interment will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Colonie. The family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to , PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148. To express condolences visit

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Published in Albany Times Union on Jan. 14, 2013