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WELLS BRIDGE - Doris E. Pitcher, 90, of Wells Bridge, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at the A.O. Fox Memorial Nursing Home.
She was born on Oct. 18, 1926, in Hancock, to the Late William H. and Bessie E. (Frank) Linkroum.
She grew up in Hancock and graduated from Hancock Central School in 1944. She met her high school sweetheart and married Benjamin E. Pitcher of Starlight, Pennsylvania, on Dec. 14, 1946, in Deposit.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dean and Diane Pitcher, Wells Bridge; two granddaughters, Pamela Pitcher and Ron Conrow, Patrice and Shawn Clow; six great-grandchildren, Julie and Amy Higbie, Jacob Pitcher, Ronny and Lorisa Conrow and Caden Clow; two great-great-grandchildren, Silvia and Grayson Olsen; sister, Polly Davis; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Ben; brothers, Willard and Harold Linkroum; sisters, Beatrice Esolen and Lois Niles; and brother-in-law, Frank Pitcher.
She was a member of the Otego Presbyterian Church and former employee of Otego Agway.
Private graveside services will be held in Sand Hill Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Otego Presbyterian Church, 16 River St., Otego, NY 13825.
Online condolences may be made at wwww.wmaddenfh.com.
Arrangements by the Westcott-Madden Funeral Home, 123 Main St., Unadilla.
Published on August 7, 2017
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