Doris M. Stevens, 83, West Carthage

WEST CARTHAGE, NY – Doris M. Stevens, 83, of 40 N. Broad St., passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, at Claxton – Hepburn Hospital in Ogdensburg, where she had been a patient for a short time.

Born Nov. 6, 1938, in Great Bend, NY, the daughter of Cornelius and Eva V. Russell Martin, she attended Carthage schools.

Her first marriage to John Camidge ended in divorce. She married Denver E. Stevens in Great Bend on Sept. 19, 1974. Mr. Stevens died on Jan. 29, 2005.

Doris was employed by various businesses over the years, usually as a bartender or waitress.

She was a proud member of the Great Bend Fire Department Auxiliary as well as the Carthage American Legion Post #789  Auxiliary. She enjoyed watching the firematics races and playing horseshoes and shuffleboard.

Doris is survived by her children; April K and Ray Sabre, Watertown, Lyle A. Camidge, Carthage, and Michael S. & Lynn Stevens, Lakeland, Florida; her stepchildren, Randall T. and Shelly Stevens, Great Bend, Roy A. and his companion, Diane, San Antonio, Texas and Lisa M. Hooley and her companion Steven Vorce, Georgia; a brother, Robert James Martin and his wife Eleanor, Carthage. She has a total of 49 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Bobbi Ann Cloe who died in 2001, and her son, Richard John Camidge, who died in 1994. Her first husband, John Camidge died in 1997.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, in the chapel of the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage, with the Rev. Daryl Clark officiating.  Burial will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery, Great Bend.  Visitation will be held noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home prior to the service.

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