Doris Lake

Doris Lake

1928 - 2013

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Lake, Doris Mary, 84, Martock, passed away peacefully on June 26, in the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, surrounded by her family. Born in Windsor, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Caldwell) Spencer. Doris was a hard worker and a devoted Mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She worked and enjoyed many odd jobs in her life and was lovingly known by many as the "Fish and vegetable lady". One of Doris's favourite pass times and passions was playing the guitar and making music with her sister Edith, At the age of 73 they finally made a cd together. Doris is survived by her children Danny (Cindy MacLeod), Falmouth, Allan (Darlene Upshaw), Newport Station, Doug (Amanda McCulloch), Brooklyn, Erma Upshaw, Three Mile Plains, Darlene Lake, Ellershouse, Kathy Lake, Vaughans, 13 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, sisters Hilda Snyder, Windsor, Regina (Ron) Sanford, Three Mile Plains and Florence Hartt, Currys Corner. Doris was predeceased by her husband Delbert, son Charlie "Chuck", grandson Josh Lake, granddaughter Betty Joe in infancy, son-in-law Gilbert Upshaw along with 5 brothers and 2 sisters. Visitation will be held Friday from 7-9 p.m. in the J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Hwy 215, Summmerville. Funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. June 29, in the Pentecostal Holiness Church, Lower Burlington, Pastor Burt Walsh officiating with interment in the St. Croix Cemetery, St. Croix followed by a time of light refreshments and reflection at the home of Darlene and Allan Lake, 115 Pheasant St., Newport Station. Family flowers only donations can be made in Doris's memory to the "Chuck Lake Childrens Fund" c/o Halifax Regional Children's Aid Foundation, 1888 Brunswick St. Suite 803, Halifax, N.S. B3J 3J8 or charity of choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of the J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Hwy 215 Summerville, ph 1-902-633-2431 or please visit our web site at www.allenfh.ca to sign the guest book or send private condolences
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