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Doris (Dezotell) Jones

September 9, 1932 ~ December 10, 2020 (age 88)


Doris Dezotell Jones, 88, of Willimantic, Conn., died Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. She was born Sept. 9, 1932, in Johnson, the daughter of the late Darrell and Ola (Gray) Dezotell. Doris spent many years living in Mansfield, Conn., before moving to Willimantic.

Doris retired from the Hartford Insurance Company. She also worked at several local retail stores. Her greatest joys in life were her grandchildren. She also loved cooking and baking, big band music and ballroom dancing. Doris had a huge heart and she was always helping others.

Doris is survived by her four children, and eight grandchildren: Marvin Jones of Canterbury, Conn.; Michael Jones of Chaplin, Conn., and his children, Samantha Cone, Wade, and Karagan Jones; Margo Jones of Chaplin, and her two children, Danielle and Ashley Jones; Lisa Jones of Lebanon, Conn., and her three children, Jared, Jessica and Jacquelin Bessette.

She is predeceased by her brother Darrell Dezotell of Newport.

She will be missed dearly and in our hearts forever. Burial will be held at Pleasant View Cemetery, Morrisville, VT on Sunday, September 4, 2022 at 11am. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the Connecticut Food Bank, 2 Research Parkway, Wallingford, CT 06492.

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