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Doris (Jones) Squire

January 24, 1935 ~ January 25, 2018 (age 83)
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Doris Jones Squire

ROXBURY – Doris (Dori) (Jones) Squire, 83 of Roxbury, died Thursday, January 25, 2018. In 1957, she married the late Charles M. “Bud” Squire.

Dori was born January 24, 1935, daughter of the late Russell P and Esther Carol (Heller) Jones. She was born in New Haven and moved to Waterbury in 1940.  Dori graduated from Nursing School at Waterbury Hospital where she worked in the delivery room until 1958 before starting a family. When she returned to work, Dori worked as the beloved school nurse at the primary schools in Roxbury, Bridgewater and Washington for many years until her retirement.  She loved being a nurse.

Dori was the Republican Registrar of Voters for many years.   She also was a member of the Roxbury Congregational Church, church school teacher and a member of the choir. Dori volunteered countless hours at the American Red Cross Blood Mobile and was very faithful at donating blood.  She also volunteered for many town functions such as Earth Day, ice cream socials, Old Roxbury Days and girl scouts to name a few. 

Amongst her many talents, she was a painter, artist, carpenter, community town nurse, lifeguard at the “Falls” and just a jack of all trades.

Survived by two sons, Clayton Russell Squire & his spouse Marcy Mann of New York City, Colin Timothy Squire & his spouse Nicole of Cuyahoga Falls, OH; three daughters Cheri Squire Garnett & her spouse Mitch of Washington, ME, Carol Squire Kallstrom & her spouse Brent of Kent, Constance Squire Hunter & her husband Richard of Roxbury; 13 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Dori is survived by her sisters, Nancy Scofield of Granby and Sue Blanchette of Dallas, TX.

A funeral service will be held on Friday February 2, 2018 at the Roxbury Congregational Church at 11am.  A reception will immediately follow the service.  Friends may call The Woodbury Funeral Home of Munson-Lovetere, 2 School St., on Thursday February 1, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. 

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