Doris Fitzpatrick Martin, 89, of Camillus, passed away Sunday at home. Born and raised in Otisco, she was a graduate of Tully High School. Doris retired from R.E. Dietz Co. as a nurse. Prior to nursing, she worked at both Kemper and Hartford Insurance Companies. A former communicant of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Doris served as a Eucharistic minister and started the funeral guild at the church. She was also a member of the Altar & Rosary Society at the church. Doris was a loyal participant in the adoration chapel at St. Joseph’s Church. She enjoyed reading and was a member of the Camillus Fire Dept. Ladies’ Auxiliary. Doris was the favorite mom to many village kids, especially the troublemakers. She has a special spot in her heart for all the village kids, especially the North Street gang and Warners crew. A devoted and loving mother, she loved spending time with her family.
Doris was predeceased by her son, Richard Drumm; parents, Carlyle and Lillian Fitzpatrick; sisters, Beth Hutson and Anne Gambell; and brothers, Ambrose and Francis (Beverly) Fitzpatrick.
Surviving are her husband of 63 years, Richard; daughters, Terry (Thomas) Kennedy of Camillus, Helen Connors-Groom of Arizona, and Tina (David) Underwood and Beth (Shawn) Rinaldo, both of Camillus; son, Donald Martin of Camillus; brothers, Thomas (Pamela) Fitzpatrick, Justin Fitzpatrick and Ronald (Beth) Fitzpatrick, all of Tully; brother-in-law, Jim Gambell; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call Wednesday, August 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, 5600 W. Genesee St., Camillus. A funeral Mass will follow in the church.
Doris will be laid to rest in Maplewood Cemetery, Camillus.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse, NY 13208.