Doris R. Martel, 94, of Marlborough


Doris R. MartelMarlborough – Doris R. Martel, 94 of Marlborough and formerly of Dania Beach, FL and Central Falls, RI, died on Friday, June 3, 2022, at the Newton Wellesley Center for Alzheimer’s Care in Wellesley, MA after a long battle with dementia.

She was born in Providence, RI, the daughter of the late Paul J. and Roseanna (Gervais) Bergeron. She was predeceased by her husband Lucien H. Martel in 2004.

Doris enjoyed cooking, playing rummy, playing the piano, listening to music, attending musicals and concerts and offering her candid opinions as a judge for all televised singing and talent competitions. She treasured her two trips to Honolulu and loved all things that were tropical or the color blue. She also loved cats, never missing the opportunity to hold or pet one.

Doris is survived by her daughter, Elaine A. Martel of Marlborough and a niece, Lois Bardsley Sirois and her husband Albert, of Foster, RI. She was predeceased by her two sisters, Alma Bardsley and Irene Bergeron and her nephew, Norman Bardsley.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Doris’ name to, Newton Wellesley Center for Alzheimer’s Care, 694 Worcester Street, Wellesley, MA  02482-2837.

Burial is private.

Short & Rowe Funeral Home of Marlborough assisted with arrangements.