Doris M. Beauchamp, 89, of South Grafton, MA, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2022, after a brief illness. Doris was born on May 19, 1932, and grew up on Beanes Lane in the Rockdale section of Northbridge, the daughter of Delvida and Beriza (Laliberte) Beauchamp. She loved sharing stories of the French-Canadian neighborhood, her family and friends, St. Peter's Church and School, Riverdale Mill, World War II, and her overall love for the times she lived through. A strong willed and frank woman, she always spoke her mind and shared her opinions in a unique up front manner.
Doris was predeceased by three brothers, Raymond, Lucien, and Walter, two sisters Dorothy Smith and Simonne King, and her dear friend Shirley Demagian. She is survived by her nephew, Jim Beauchamp and his wife Mary, as well as great nephew, Lenny Smith, and his wife Kristin, who were her companions during her final years. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews as well great nieces and nephews, and her beloved cat Misty. Doris was an avid animal lover owning three white mini-poodles over her lifetime, all were named Buttons.
Doris worked third shift for over 40 years at Tupperware and Tredegar in Blackstone and South Grafton. She was very hard working, diligent, organized, and lived life her own way.
Doris made friends wherever she went. At businesses in the Northbridge area including McDonalds, Shaw’s, Friendly Liquors, Harbro, Jubes, Unibank, CVS and a host of others, she knew people by name and they all knew Doris. A deeply religious person, Doris prayed constantly for the people she loved.
The family wishes to extend special thank you to Dr. Mary Gulla and her staff of UMass Medical Group in Sutton and to the staff at Blackstone Valley Health and Rehabilitation for their compassionate care.
Doris will be buried in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Providence Rd., Whitinsville, after a graveside service at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Those attending, should go directly to the cemetery.
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