On a beautiful Sunday morning, April 24, 2022, with family at her side, Doris passed away peacefully at Extendicare in Haliburton in her 85th year. Born on December 14, 1937, Doris was the daughter of the late Ruby and Gordon Lewis. Beloved wife and best friend of 50 years to the love of her life, the late Frank LaPorte (2004). Loving Mother of Larry (Sheila), Blake (Nicole), and Rhonda Shaw (Barry). Predeceased by her daughter-in-law Sherry (2010). Proud Grandmother of five grandchildren, Jenny Moore (Darryl), Aaron LaPorte (Nicole), Josh Shaw (Amy), Meghan Kelsh (Tyler), and Alexandre LaPorte and 9 great-grandchildren. Also lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sisters Mae Cooper and Millie Dawe. Doris is survived by her brothers-in-law, Ed LaPorte and Howard Higgins, and sisters-in-law Barb Nesbitt, Audress LaPorte, Caroline LaPorte, and Marilyn LaPorte. Predeceased by brothers-in-law Don LaPorte, Dave LaPorte, and Jim LaPorte, Ray Cooper, Mel Dawe and sisters-in-law Doris Winter, Clara Higgins, Hilda LaPorte and Diane Smith. Doris loved spending time with her family the most and was an active member of the West Guilford Baptist Church. She loved camping, country music dances and shows, watching hockey games, and greeting people at the West Guilford Shopping Centre, where she worked for many years. Doris’s family would like to thank all the staff who cared so lovingly for her at Extendicare, Haliburton.
Visitation & Celebration of Life
Family and friends are invited to attend at HALIBURTON COMMUNITY FUNERAL HOME, 13523 Hwy #118, Haliburton, Ontario 705-457-9209 on Friday evening, April 29, 2022 from 7 to 9 pm, and on Saturday, April 30 from 10 – 11 am, followed by a Celebration of Life at 11:00. A private family-only Interment will be held at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation or the West Guilford Baptist Church would be appreciated.
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West Guilford Baptist Church
1063 Nila Road, West Guilford ON K0M 2S0
Haliburton Highlands Health Service Foundation
PO BOX 1413, Halibuton ON K0M 1S0