MIDDLEBURY- Doris Mae Valentine, 97, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at the Lutheran Home in Southbury. She was the widow of Edwin H. Valentine who predeceased her in 2005.
Mrs. Valentine was born May 12, 1922 in Waterbury daughter of the late Michael and Myrtie (Tucker) Donovan.
Doris graduated for Naugatuck High School, Class of 1940. She was the Town Clerk for the Town of Middlebury for 10 years prior to her retirement. Mrs. Valentine was a member of the Middlebury Congregational Church, where she served on the Women’s Fellowship and the Board of Deacons.
Mrs. Valentine is survived by her two sons William E. and his wife Annie Valentine of Prospect, and James M. and his wife Carla Valentine of Grove City, OH; three grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; two step grandsons; and one step great grandson. She was predeceased by her son Robert Valentine, and her siblings Marion Terry, Ralph Donovan, and John Donovan.
Arrangements- Doris’s funeral service will be held 10 A.M, Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Middlebury Congregational Church, 1242 Whittemore Rd, Middlebury, 06762. Family and friends are asked to meet directly at church. Burial will follow in Grove Cemetery, and there are no calling hours. The Alderson-Ford Funeral of Home Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St, 06770 is assisting the family with the arrangements. Donations in Mrs. Valentine’s name can be made to the Rev. Charles P. Luckey Memorial Scholarship, c/o Middlebury Congregational Church, 1242 Whittemore Rd, Middlebury, CT 06762.