Doris E. Leavitt

SOUTH HIRAM — Doris E. Leavitt, 82, of South Hiram, died peacefully at her home on Feb. 16, 2012 with loving family by her side.

She was born in Limington on May 6, 1929, a daughter of Harold and Alberta Bangs Smith. She attended Limington schools and graduated as the salutatorian from Limington Academy in 1947.

She married Carroll A. Leavitt on Aug. 30, 1947.

Doris worked at Cornish Hardware for several years and later worked as a secretary for Pike, Lovejoy and Pike Insurance Agency in Kezar Falls for many years. Doris and Carroll owned and operated Village Variety in Kezar Falls for a short time as well.

She enjoyed knitting and doing jigsaw puzzles in her spare time and was also known for being an immaculate housekeeper. Being a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother were most important to Doris.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Roberta Gammon.

Surviving are her beloved husband, Carroll Leavitt of South Hiram; son, Robert Leavitt of Standish; two daughters, Nancy Withey of Cornish and Tracy Jordan of Cornish; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours were on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Watson, Neal & York Funeral Home, 71 Maple Street, Cornish. A formal graveside service will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Cornish in the spring.

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