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Doris Stearns

Doris Stearns (Long)

Monday, October 15th, 1928 - Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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Obituary

Doris (Long) Stearns, 91, of Windsor Locks, beloved wife of Herbert “Sonny” Stearns,peacefully passed away on Friday May 22, 2020 at home with her family by her side.  Daughter of the late John and Lillian (Eldridge) Long, she was born in Watertown, MA on October 15, 1928.   She and Herbert had 3 dates before he left for the Korean war.  To Herbert’s delight,Doris was waiting for him when he returned a year and a half later.  They married on October 10th 1954,  and the two made Windsor Locks their home for 65 years.  Doris had the gift of gab and  her home was always filled with wonderful conversations. Doris worked as a payroll clerk for a number of establishments, one of them for the Windsor Locks school system.  In her spare time she was an avid bowler, frequenting the lanes at Villa Rose. In her retired years, she and Herbert traveled to Ireland on their 50th wedding anniversary and also journeyed to Hawaii, California, Canada, Aruba, and many more places.

In addition to her loving husband Herbert, Doris is survived by her brother Donald and his wife Janet of Lexington, MA; her sister Patricia Perkins of Tewksbury, MA, and many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her brothers,Edward, John, and Richard Long, and her sister Jean Haney.Due to the current health circumstances, services and burial will be private. Windsor Locks Funeral Home has care of the arrangements. To leave online condolences please visit www.windsorlocksfuneralhome.com
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Kevin Verre

Posted at 02:14pm
Our sincere condolences to the Stearns Family. My siblings and I have fond memories of meeting Doris on numerous occasions when our mother Mary worked with Doris at the Windsor Locks Board of Education back in the 70s across from our house on Church Street. May God bless you all in this time of sadness and give you comfort and peace in knowing that her spirit will always be with you.

Kevin Verre on behalf of the Verre Family
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Chris Perkins & Melanie Blais

Posted at 07:09am
My sincere sympathy for your loss. Remembering Aunt Doris in our minds and hearts.
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Betty Jean Landry

Posted at 12:00pm
Ellie and I spent many visits with Aunt Doris and Uncle Sonny in their home. Sharing memories of wonderful times gone by and hearing about The Long Family history from the very knowledgeable Aunt Doris. Such great memories. Love, Eleanor L. Long and Betty Jean Landry ♥️♥️

Pam Piper

Posted at 09:05am
Uncle Sonny, I am so sad you lost your wife and best friend. You honored her wishes, brought her home and loved her to the peaceful end. You have 66 years of beautiful memories to cherish. All our love, Bobby and Pam.
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gerald f usher

Posted at 08:05am
Sorry to read about Doris's passing. We always enjoyed going out to breakfast with you and Doris. Our deepest condolences.
Gerry and Della Usher
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