Doris Cavanaugh

Doris Alice Cavanaugh

Friday, November 15th, 1935 - Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
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ENFIELD – Doris A. (Dargis) Cavanaugh, 84, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, daughter of the late Maurice and Jean (McKechnie) Dargis, she lived in Enfield for over forty years and a was a 1953 graduate of Hartford Public High School. Doris worked as a clerk for an import and export company for many years prior to her stroke. She retired shortly after. She loved to color and do art work, play computer games and was a nature enthusiast, enjoying birdwatching. She enjoyed UCONN basketball & watching golf. She had been a communicant of St. Bernard’s Church. Her husband, John P. Cavanaugh, Jr. died in 2009. She leaves two sons, Mark A. Cavanaugh, Jeffrey M. Cavanaugh and his wife Susan, a daughter, Laurie A. Cavanaugh all of Enfield, a brother and his wife, Raymond and Antoinnette Dargis of Ohio, four grandchildren, Jeffrey Cavanaugh, Jr., Matthew Cavanaugh, Coady Cavanaugh, Jackie Guzie and a great-granddaughter, Amelia Guzie. Calling hours are Saturday, August 22, 2020 from 12 – 2pm at the Browne Memorial Chapels, 43 Shaker Road. Masks and social distancing will be required. There is no funeral service and the burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, 282 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106. For online condolences please visit
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Sarah DeMerchant

Posted at 12:15pm
Thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
With love,
Sarah Rodney Riley & Jimmy

Jan Brookman Elkins

Posted at 03:14pm
Laurie and Family,

Hope you find some comfort in the love and memories you have of her. She will be at the heart of your life's story forever. I recently lost my mom too. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jan Brookman Elkins

David & Kathy Yaffee

Posted at 08:21pm
We are thinking of you during this difficult time.
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Denise Stenger

Posted at 11:22am
I am so sorry, and while no words can help take away the pain in your hearts she and your Dad will always be watching over all of you with love. Laurie, I will miss my lunches with you and your Mom!
Denise S.

Robin Fisher Posted at 05:18pm

Laurie, Jeff and Mark and families, I am so sorry and saddened to hear of your mom's passing. Please know you're all in my thoughts and prayers during this very sad time. She was a hoot for sure! I'll never forget working with her at One Stop. She was a great lady.

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