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Obituary for Doris Carr Poole

Doris Carr  Poole
Monmouth - Doris Carr Poole, 92, a life long resident of Monmouth, passed away on Sunday, November 26th at her home with her loving daughter by her side. She was born on November 30, 1924 in Monmouth, the daughter of William C. Carr and Daisy Cram Carr (Berry). Doris graduated from Monmouth Academy the class of 1942. On February 10, 1946 at the Monmouth United Church she married W. Andrew “Andy” Poole; he was her high school sweetheart and the love of her life. Doris worked as a bookkeeper at Armor & Co in Lewiston until 1950. She also worked at the State Budget Office in Augusta before going to Monmouth Academy in 1966, as an administrative secretary. She retired from Monmouth Academy in 1984. In 1985 she was appointed a trustee of Monmouth Academy, becoming Trustee Emeritus in 1999. In 1990, Doris was inducted into the Monmouth Academy Hall of Fame. She was the Treasurer of Monmouth Academy Alumni Association for several years. She was a lifetime member of the Monmouth United Church. She served as treasurer for over 25 years and was also a member of the United Church Women’s Group. When the temple reorganized in 1952, Doris was the first Most Excellent Chief Phythian Sister. She was a former member of Boyton Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star. Doris enjoyed being a member of the Sociable Eight Bridge Club, and the neighborhood craft group. Doris loved traveling, reading, crossword puzzles and crafts but the greatest joy was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her sons; Mark Poole and his wife Susan, Kent Poole and his wife Cynthia, and a daughter, Susan Bisson and her husband Roger all of Monmouth, 7 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and 4 step-great-grandchildren. Doris was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Andy of 56 years, an infant son, Dana who passed away in 1954 and a special grand dog, Buddy. The family would like to express their appreciation to Androscoggin Hospice for their compassionate care, especially, Molly, Lisa, Amy, Angie and Michelle. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at:

Poole, Doris Carr, 92, life long resident of Monmouth passed away, Sunday, November 26, 2017 in Monmouth. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Monmouth United Church on Saturday, December 2nd, at 1:00 PM. A private interment will be at the Monmouth Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to The Doris Poole Merit Award c/o David Heckman, Monmouth Academy Trustees, 125 Academy Road, Monmouth, Maine 04259 Arrangements under the care of BRAGDON-FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main Street, Monmouth.

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