CANDIA - Doris Champagne, 80, of Candia, died Dec. 8, 2012, at Maple Leaf Health Care following a long illness.
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She was born in Manchester on March 14, 1932, to Phillip and Lena (Dumas) Proulx.
She was a lifelong resident of Candia.
She worked at Kmart in Hooksett for more than 20 years.
Doris enjoyed playing bingo, doing puzzles, and playing cards with her friends.
Above all she loved spending time with her family.
Family members include a daughter, Susan Perry and her husband, Arthur, of Canterbury; three sons, Ronald Champagne, Richard Champagne and his wife, Mary, and Rene Champagne, all of Candia; four grandchildren, Matthew, Sarah, Brian and Bradley; six great-grandchildren and a brother, Maurice Proulx of Manchester.
She was predeceased by her husband, Emery Champagne in 1973, a granddaughter, Rebecca and by her sister, Pauline Lallier.
SERVICES: Calling hours will be held at Lambert Funeral Home and Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner, of North Street, Manchester on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m.
A Mass of Christian burial will take place at Ste. Marie Church, 378 Notre Dame Ave., Manchester on Thursday at 10:30 am.
Committal prayers will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery, 474 Goffstown Road, Manchester.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to National Parkinson Foundation, Gifts Processing Center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018.
For more information or to sign family guest book please go to www.lambertfuneralhome.com.
Published in Union Leader on Dec. 10, 2012