Doris Farquhar

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Farquhar, Doris E..
Doris E. Farquhar passed away on Thursday December 26, 2013, after a long illness.
Her daughter Fay was at her side. Doris was born on May 20, 1920 in Brooklyn, Kings County, NY.
Her parents were William F. Heckman and Louise Fay Heckman.
Doris graduated from the Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn Heights, NY. She was employed by Martindale-Hubell, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, NY. She married Grant S. Farquhar Sr. on
September 1, 1939 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Brooklyn, NY. They had two children, Fay and Grant Jr. (Will).
Grant worked for Mobil Oil Co. and in 1945 the family was transferred to Istanbul, Turkey. This was an exciting ten year adventure for the family. In 1955 they were transferred to the New York, NY office. They lived in Westport, CT for the reminder of their lives.
Doris was an active member of the Westport Women's Club and ran their Bridge group
for many years. An avid golfer, Doris and Grant enjoyed their membership at Patterson Country Club.
Doris lost her husband Grant on March 18, 1986. Doris is survived by her daughter Fay Farquhar; her son Grant S. Farquhar, his wife Janifer, grandson Jeff and wife Renata; granddaughter Sara Dube, husband Jack and great grandchildren, Paige and Owen Dube.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. The Harding Funeral Home, 210 Post Rd. E. Westport is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Published in Westport News from Jan. 1 to Jan. 3, 2014