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Doris E Galipeau

January 27, 1922 ~ June 29, 2017 (age 95)


Doris died June 29th at home in Allentown Pa. She was born 
in Woonsocket R.I. and was 95 years old. Married to her husband, 
Marcel Galipeau, for 56 years. He predeceased her. She was 
the daughter of Joseph and Laura Henault Benjamin. 
     She was also predeceased by son Gerard (Jerry) Galipeau,brothers 
Edward, Ovila and George Benjamin, and sisters Lillian Ward, Irene 
Benjamin, Edith Lambert, Lucille Nadeau,Suzanne Sarazin and Paulette 
Allen Duarte. 
     She is survived by son, Denis Galipeau,a brother Robert Benjamin 
and 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. 
     Doris worked as a para legal in R.I for 12 years and office 
Manager for Northern R.I. Joint Board Union and Credit Union for 12 
years.She also was an Amway Distributor for 3 years as well as 
Office Manager for Air Terminal Services of N.Y. at T.F. Greene 
Airport R.I. for 3 years until transferred to Washing National 
Airport for another 3 years at which time she chose to do stained 
glass for local gift shops for 20 years.
     She also won the Mrs R.I. contest and went on to represent R.I. 
in the Mrs. America Pageant. 
     In R.I. Doris was Treasurer of the Democratic Auxiliary and was 
elected State Committee Woman.
     She was a member of the Saint Catherines of Siena
Women's Alliance and former member of the Lehigh Valley
Crafts Association.
     There will be no viewing and burial will be private. 
A dedicated Mass will be at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of 
Siena on the 6th of January at 4:15. 

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