Doris A. Hobbie, 95, a longtime resident of Walton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 at Chestnut Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Oneonta following a brief illness.
Born Aug. 31, 1925 in Walton, she was a daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Mills Hobbie.
Doris was born and raised in Walton. She worked for Hendee’s Grocery for many years then went on to work at McLean’s for more than 12 years. Doris retired after working 16 years as a clerk at the Walton Pharmacy. When Doris was not working she was volunteering her time in the community. She was a frequent fixture at the front desk a Delaware Valley Hospital where she answered phones and helped coordinate the bake sales. Doris also made many phone calls for the yearly Enhance Delaware Valley Hospital Fund fundraiser. Her favorite hobbies were playing BINGO, slot machines at the casino, crossword puzzles and stitching. She will be sadly missed by all who had the opportunity to know her.
Survivors include her nieces and nephews William “Butch” Hobbie (Sharon), Clifton Hobbie Jr., Crystal Church, Brenda Beswick and Marty Conklin. Doris is also survived by several great nieces and nephews and one
Besides her parents, Doris is predeceased by her brothers Lloyd and Clifton Hobbie and her sisters Thelma Scofield, Theresa Conklin and Lula Davis.
Calling hours to which relatives and friends are invited to attend will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 1-3 p.m. at Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend Street, Walton. Social distancing guidelines must be met, and face masks required. Doris will be laid to rest at Walton Cemetery at a day and time to be announced in the spring.
Memorial donations in Doris’s memory may be made to the Enhance Delaware Valley Hospital Fund, 1 Titus Place, Walton, NY 13856 or to the Walton Fire Department & Emergency Squad, 61 West Street, Walton, NY 13856.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Courtney Funeral Home, Walton. To leave a message for Doris’s family, visit her online tribute at www.courtneyfh.com.