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QUEENSBURY, NY Doris L. Derway, 91, of Cedar Apartments, Queensbury, NY died September 12, 2019. Born on September 12, 1928 in Vergennes, Vermont, she was the daughter of the late Joseph M. Sr. and Lillian (Murray) Derway. She was a 1947 graduate of Glens Falls High School. Before moving to California Doris was employed at Glens Falls Insurance Co., S.S. Krege, and the First National Bank of Glens Falls. Doris was employed at the former Lloyd Bank California, now known as Bank of The West for over 16 years. Following, she was employed at the county of Orange in Santa Ana, CA for seven years before returning to Queensbury, NY in 1992 to take early retirement. She was a communicant at Church of Our Lady of the Annunciation of Queensbury. She was also a member of Glens Falls and Moreau Senior Centers. She was the nucleus of her family and the touchstone that all relied on. She spent much time corresponding with her many friends, acquaintances and relatives near and far. She was a fan of the N.Y. Yankees and California Angels. Above all she cherished time spent with family and friends. She was predeceased by her parents; brothers infant, Francis Derway, Clifford G. Derway, Donald Derway, and Joseph M. Derway Jr.; a sister, Ruth A. Richards; and nieces Lisa Dunbar and Bonnie Nelson. Survived by a brother, Harold E. Derway of Orange, CA; brother-in-law, Leland Richards of Queensbury, NY; sisters-in-law, Joan Derway of Orange, CA and Constance Derway of Argyle, NY; and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. At her request, there will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday, September 18th at 10 a.m. at Church of Our Lady of the Annunciation, Aviation Rd., Queensbury, with the Very Rev. Joseph Busch, Pastor, officiating. A graveside service will follow at St. Alphonsus Cemetery in Queensbury. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation, in loving memory of Doris, to the Church of Our Lady of the Annunciation of Queensbury, 448 Aviation Rd, Queensbury, NY 12804 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences may be mailed to Baker Funeral Home, 11 Lafayette St, Queensbury, NY 12804, or through www.bakerfuneralhome.com .
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