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NEWTON JUNCTION, N.H. — Doris (Robinson) Bennett, 94, died peacefully December 19, 2011 at Hillsborough Nursing Home in Goffstown, NH.

Doris was born in Methuen, January 30, 1917 to James Robinson and Faith Crossley Robinson. She attended Methuen public schools, graduated from the Edward F. Searles High School and The McIntosh School of Business. She worked as a secretary at Turner's Dairy in Salem, NH and retired from Western Electric in 1977. She was the first organist at St. David's Episcopal Church in Salem, NH during its first few years as a church. After living in Salem for 37 years she moved to Newton, NH for 25 years.

For their wonderful care and support, Doris' family would like to thank the staff at Hillsborough Nursing Home. Doris was the wife of the late Robert Bennett and mother of the late Marilyn Robinson and Barbara Dube. She is survived by a son Robert Bennett and his wife Jan Bennett of Newton, NH; grandchildren Pamela Hallett of Exeter, NH, Ray Dube of New Braunfels, TX, Rob Bennett of Manchester, NH and Chris Bennett of New Boston, NH; she also leaves 8 great-grandchildren.

ARRANGEMENTS: There will be a private burial from the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main Street, Salem, NH. Contributions in her memory may be made to Rockingham Meals on Wheels, 106 North Road, Brentwood, NH 03833. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnosn.com.
Published on  December 29, 2011
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