Doris “Dotty” V. (Voudren) Miner

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Doris “Dotty” V. (Voudren) Miner, 94, a resident of Marlborough for all of her adult life died on Monday, August 9, 2021, at Applewood Care Center in Winchester. She passed peacefully while sleeping after a period of declining health.

Doris was born the daughter of the late Doris (Willett) and Joseph Voudren on April 14, 1927, in Keene. She was educated locally where she attended schools in Marlborough.

On March 4, 1944, she exchanged vows with Theodore C. Miner Sr. in the parsonage at the Congregational Church in Marlborough. Sadly, Theodore passed on January 21, 1977, after almost thirty-three years of marriage.

Dotty was employed in the family business, Theodore C. Miner Lumber Co. in Jaffrey. She worked in all kinds of positions and took on many responsibilities in the family business. Later she went to Markum Industries in Keene for ten years before she retired in 1989.

She enjoyed; knitting, crocheting, reading, and working on word search puzzles. Time was spent cultivating her flower gardens, interior decorating, and walking in nature. Dotty had a civic side to her. She was involved with the Women’s Auxiliary of the VFW. She was a long-time member of the Federated Church in Marlborough where she sang in the choir. She also sang with the Swingers and at the Keene Senior Center. Dottie enjoyed her time with the Rebecca’s.

Mrs. Miner is survived by her children and their spouses; Donna Bingham and her husband, Frederick of Keene, Debra A. Zilske of Keene, and Timothy J. Miner and his wife, Jolene of Marlborough. A sister, Janet Harris of Fort Myers, FL. Nine grandchildren; Frederick, Matthew, Micah, Lucas, Nathaniel, Deanna, Timothy Jr., and Sean. In addition, she leaves; cousins, nieces, nephews extended family, and friends. Extended living and close family; Daughter-in-law, Elsie Miner of Oakly, UT. Dotty is pre-deceased by her son, Theodore C. Miner Jr. in 2015, a son-in-law, John Zilske in 2020, One great-grandchild, Theodore C. Miner, III.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, August 15, 2021, from 2 to 4 pm. in the funeral chapel. A celebration of life service will occur on Monday, August 16, 2021, at 10 am. in the Federated Church of Marlborough, 16 Pleasant St. Marlborough, NH. 03455. Burial will follow in the family lot at Pine Grove Cemetery, Marlborough. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of Doris V. Miner to:

Alzheimer’s Association
225 N. Michigan Ave. FL
17 Chicago, IL. 60601

All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431.

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