Doris M Carroll
August 1, 1929 – September 15, 2019
Doris M (Shirland) Carroll GREENBUSH--It is with much sadness that the family of Doris M. (Shirland) Carroll announces her passing on September 15, 2019 at the age of 90. Doris lived a good long life. She was born on August 1, 1929, the daughter of Ralph and Agnes (Grant) Shirland. Doris attended school in Milford then pursued work at Penobscot Shoe in Old Town. She then married the love of her life, Orman Carroll on July 20, 1947. They began their life at Chesuncook Lake - Orman was a Forest Ranger, and Doris had duties for the State of Maine as a Radio operator and tracked water levels. In 1955 they moved to Greenbush, and made many happy memories over the years. Doris was a homemaker that took care of her family with great care. She loved to cook and bake, always ensuring others were fed. She also loved to knit, and provided many with her mittens to keep their hands warm. She spent hours canning vegetables from their yearly garden that always got them through winter months. She enjoyed family camping trips to Nesowadnehunk Lake and could fly fish well. Doris will be lovingly remembered by her three daughters; Beverly L. Coffin (Russ), Patricia D. St. Louis (Dan) and Lorraine S. Faloon; Fondly remembered by her grandchildren; Michele and Travis Coffin, Christopher St. Louis, Nick Sherman, Erin Veino, and Shannon Kitchen; Six great-grandchildren: Gavin, Cruz and Miah Coffin, Lauren and Allison Veino, and Blakelyn Sherman; and a sister Althea Mitchell; and many nieces and nephews. Doris was predeceased by her husband of 71 years; her grandson Troy St.Louis; and siblings Marion Carr, Dora Gilbert, Esther McNeil, Ralph Shirland Jr., twin sister Dorothy Conary, and Virginia Shirland. Friends may call 5-7PM Wednesday at the Birmingham Funeral Home 438 Main St Old Town. A graveside service will be conducted 11AM Thursday at Greenbush Cemetery, Route 2, Greenbush.
- Visitation Wednesday, September 18, 2019
- Graveside Service Thursday, September 19, 2019