Doris G. “Dori” Calkins, 83 passed away on Monday March 19, 2018 at the Steuben Centers after a brief illness.

BATH, NY.; Doris G. “Dori” Calkins, 83 passed away on Monday March 19, 2018 at the Steuben Centers after a brief illness. She was born in Avoca, NY., on March 16, 1935 the daughter of the late Henry Wightman and Orpha Craig Wightman.

She graduated from Avoca Central School.

Doris Married Raymond Calkins on July 24, 1953 in Wallace, NY. Who passed away in 2000.

She worked as a waitress at the Tally Ho Restaurant in Kanona, NY., she also worked at Westinghouse, Taylor Winery and Columbia Savings Bank.

Dori was a member of the Kanona United Methodist Church and the Avoca United Methodist Church. 

She liked to Bowl. She was a hard working mother and enjoyed camping and spending time with her family. She lover her flowers and her animals.

She was predeceased by her parents, husband, 2 brothers Theodore and Arthur, and 2 sisters Margelia and Delsie.

She is survived by her children Russell Raymond (Michele) Calkins of Hammondsport, NY., Ritchie Dorain Calkins of SC., Dorinda Delsie (Kevin) Orr of Alabama., Jay Henry Calkins of SC., grandchildren Kevin Jr., James, Dorinda, Keri, and many nieces and nephews. Her friend and companion Roger Bates.

Calling hours are being observed on Saturday March 24, 2018 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at the Avoca United Methodist Church where her Funeral Service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 3:00pm with Reverend Barre Butts Officiating. Her Burial will be at Pleasant Valley Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are being handled by Bond-Davis Funeral Home of Bath.