Doris Ellen Goodrich

June 24, 1921June 24, 2017

Doris E. Goodrich 1921-2017

Waterville - Doris E. Goodrich, 96, of Waterville, passed away on her 96th birthday on June 24, 2017, at Lakewood Nursing Home in Waterville following a short illness. She was born in Oak Park, Illinois on June 24, 1921, the daughter of William and Mary Harriett “Minnie” (Burrows) Wilson. Doris graduated from Oak Park High School and from Beloit College in 1942 with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. On March 1, 1944, Doris married Dexter Goodrich in Oak Park, IL. Together they lived in Garden City, New York until 1969 when they moved and settled in Belgrade Lakes, Maine. They operated Pinehurst Camps and were active in the Belgrade Lakes Village for many years.

Doris was predeceased by her husband, and is survived by her daughter, Ellen Maier of Waterville; three grandchildren: Erik Maier and his wife, Faye, of Scarborough; Scott Maier and his wife, Kathleen, of Fort Collins, Colorado; Amy Maier of Bangor; five great-grandchildren; as well as a niece and nephew.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 12th at 11 a.m. at Pine Grove Cemetery, Route 125, Cemetery Road, Belgrade. Arrangements are under the care of Redington Funeral Home, 5 Park St. Waterville. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Belgrade Regional Health Center, 4 Clement Way, Belgrade, ME 04917.


  • Graveside Service Saturday, August 12, 2017

Doris Ellen Goodrich

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August 16, 2017

We were so sorry to learn that Doris had passed away. Doris and Dexter were George's landlords when he moved to Belgrade Lakes in the late 1970's and rented one of the Pinehurst apartments from them. They were very good to him. We also knew them through Union Church and shared mutual friends, Charlie and Carol Kelly. Doris and Dexter were wonderful people and very interesting. We continued to keep in touch with Doris at Christmas after she left Belgrade Lakes and always looked forward to hearing from her. We are so sorry for your loss. ~ Becky and George Seel

August 6, 2017

I am sorry for your loss. I met Doris while she was at Lakewood. My mom and Doris were great friends and shared many meals and good times together there. Doris was always dressed nicely and had a smile on her face when I went to visit my mom. We have both missed her. My condolences from both myself and my mom, Rita. (Brenda Washburn)