Doris Myrtle (Clain)
Hersey, 92, formerly of Beverly and wife of the late Reginald R.
Hersey, died Thursday May 14, 2009 in the Winship Nursing
Center, Bath, ME, following her long illness.
Born in Beverly July 28, 1916, daughter of the late Bruce and
Laura J. (Montgomery) Clain, she was raised and educated in
Beverly. A homemaker most of her life, she was a loving wife and
devoted mother and will be greatly missed by her family.
She is survived by her three children, Sandra Griffin of Edgecomb,
Maine, Donna Hersey of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and Dana Hersey
of Ipswich; six grandchildren, Scott Griffin of Edgecomb, Maine,
Gregory Griffin of Wiscasset, Maine, David Chadder and Jenny
Northrup of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and Foster and Amanda
Hersey both of Ipswich; five great-grandchildren, Joshua Griffin
of Lewiston, Maine, Jacob Griffin of Dresden, Maine, Ashley
Griffin of Edgecomb, Maine and Conrad Griffin and Cody Griffin
of Wiscasset, Maine; and one great-great-grandchild Riley
Manhardt of Bath, Maine.
Her funeral service will be held Friday May 22, 11 am graveside
in the North Beverly Cemetery, Beverly. Family and friends are
respectfully welcomed. Arrangements are under the direction of
the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich.