|Birth: ||Nov. 3, 1900|
|Death: ||Oct. 27, 1968|
From the Bennington Banner October 28, 1968
BERNARD P. DORAN
Bernard P. (Duke) Doran, 67, World War I Veteran and a well-known resident of 528 Main St., died unexpectedly at Putnam Memorial Hospital Sunday night.
The son of the late Patrick and Elizabeth (Irving) Doran, he was born in Bennington Nov 3, 1900. He had received his education at St. Francis de Sales Academy. During the first World War, he served in the U.S. Army from Dec 15, 1917 in Europe, receiving his honorable discharge March 18, 1919.
Mr. Doran was owner and operator with his wife, the former Ann Houran, of a food concession at various fairs and during the summer months, mostly in the New York state region, for more than 35 years. He was married to Miss Houran Jan 10, 1939 at Sarasota, Fla.
An avid sports fan, his favorites were baseball, boxing and horse racing. He was a member of Bennington Lodge of Elks, Bennington Aerie, Fraternal Order of Eagles and Loyal Order of Moose of Dansville, N.Y., and World War I Veterans Barracks 1955.
Survivors besides his wife are one sister, Mrs. Mary D. Torrey of Manchester; two nieces, one nephew, great nieces and great nephews.
A military funeral will be held. A prayer will be offered at Mahar & Son Funeral Home Wednesday at 8:30 am, followed by a Requiem High Mass at 10 in St. Francis de Sales Church. Burial will be in the family lot in the Village Cemetery.
Calling hours at the funeral home are tonight from 7 to 9 and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm when the family will be in attendance. Recitation of the Rosary will be Tuesday at 8 pm.
Anna Loretta Houran Doran (1895 - 1984)
Vermont CPL Co 3 19 Infantry World War I
Bennington Village Cemetery
Created by: Nancy D
Record added: Oct 24, 2011
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