Obituary for Doris G. Fairclough

Doris G. Fairclough, 97, formerly of Pinehurst, passed away on March 9, 2022 in Port Charlotte, Florida.

She was born on June 22, 1924 in Haledon, New Jersey to the late Livy and Helen Garbaccio.  She was a graduate of Packard College in New York.  She volunteered for fourteen years with the Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ and at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital for over twenty years.

Doris was a member of the Paterson Women’s Club, Pinehurst Country Club and the High Mountain Golf Club in Franklin Lakes, NJ.  She was an avid golfer and always enjoyed socializing and helping others.

Doris married her high school sweetheart Bill.  They lived in Wyckoff, NJ all their married life prior to moving to Pinehurst in 1983. They enjoyed traveling extensively. After 50 years of marriage, William H. (Bill) Fairclough preceded her in death in 1999.

In addition to her parents and husband Bill, Doris was preceded in death by one son, Robert (Bobby) Fairclough and one brother, Robert Garbaccio.

She is survived by one son, William L. Fairclough and his wife, Sylvie; one granddaughter, Morgan Fairclough and many wonderful friends she made throughout her life.

A visitation will be held Saturday, May21st from 1 to 2:30PM with a service to begin at 2:30PM at the Boles Funeral Home in Pinehurst. Burial will follow in Bethesda Cemetery in Aberdeen.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to FirstHealth Moore Regional Foundation.

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.

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