Doris E. Rice

March 20, 1922 - November 29, 2023

Doris E. Rice, 101, of Saxtons River passed away on November 29, 2023, at the Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, NH. Doris was born March 20, 1922, in Athens, VT to Raymond and Pearle (Torrey) Haley.

Doris attended schools in Grafton and Cambridgeport, VT. Doris worked at the Mary Meyer Toy Company in Townshend, VT and retired from Readex in Chester, VT. Doris loved cats, sending cards to people, she had an outstanding memory of dates. Doris was also known for keeping up with current events and news. She was also a fan of Bernie Sanders.

Doris is survived by her daughter, Iris Haley of Sommerville, MA, and one brother, Bernard “Pete” Haley of Grafton, as well as several nephews and nieces.

Doris was predeceased by her parents and siblings, Charlotte, Gertrude, Merton, Lewis, Cecil, Gordon, Ruby and Lawrence.

Visiting hours will take place on Monday, December 4, 2023, from 10:00 until 12:00 noon at the Fenton and Hennessey Funeral Home, 55 Westminster Street, Bellows Falls with a Graveside Service starting at 12:30 PM at the Saxtons River Village Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Saxtons River Vol. Fire Dept or to the Bellows Falls Senior Center.

Arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Fenton and Hennessey Funeral Home in Bellows Falls, VT.

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Calling Hours

DATE: December 4, 2023
TIME: 10:00-12:00 PM
WHERE: Fenton and Hennessey Funeral Home see map
ADDRESS: 55 Westminster Street, Bellows Falls, VT 05101

Funeral Service

DATE: December 4, 2023
TIME: 12:30 PM
WHERE: Saxtons River Village Cemetery see map
ADDRESS: Saxtons River, VT

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