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Doris S. Spafard Estes
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Birth: Jun. 4, 1925
Delaware County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 2001
Otsego County
New York, USA

Doris S. Estes

WALTON Doris S. Estes, age 75, a lifelong Walton resident, died Sunday, April 8, 2001, at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown.

She was born June 4, 1925, in Walton, to Nathan and Sara Amy (Way) Spafard.

She was a cheerleader and graduated from Walton High School.

On Sept. 19, 1945, she married Lionel R. Estes in Walton.

Mrs. Estes worked as personal secretary for Thomas O'Neil at Walton High School and later as personnel associate for The College Association at Delhi, retiring in 1988.

She was a member of The First Congregational Church in Walton for more than 50 years. She will be remembered for her devotion to her family, her love of her garden and flowers and as an avid sports fan, especially basketball and tennis. She would often be seen walking her little white dog, Toby, on the neighborhood streets.

Doris S. Estes is survived by her husband, Lionel, at home in Walton; her children, William Estes of Annapolis, Md., Diane Leonard of Pittsford and John Estes of Liverpool; a sister, Marion Gavett of Bloomville; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a sister, Genevieve; a brother, Henry; and grandson, Scotty Leonard.

A memorial service will be held at The First Congregational Church, North Street, Walton, at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2001, where the family will greet friends following the service. The Rev. Paul Cronin and the Rev. John Currie will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Diabetes Association, 1701 North Beauregard St., Alexandria, Va. 22311 would be appreciated.

Arrangements are under the direction of Lyon Bros.-Way Inc., 102 Delaware St., Walton

Published in The Daily Star on April 11, 2001. 
Family links: 
  Lionel R Estes (1918 - 2011)
  William G. Estes (1946 - 2001)*
*Calculated relationship
Walton Cemetery
Delaware County
New York, USA
Created by: Donna Davenport
Record added: Apr 02, 2013
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Doris S. <i>Spafard</i> Estes
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 Added: Apr. 2, 2013

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