Doris Aline (Girouard) (Dargie) Batey

Milford, NH – Doris
Aline (Girouard) (Dargie)
Batey, 86, lovingly known
as Dot and Memere, died
peacefully Sunday, August
23, 2015 at Crestwood Center
in Milford, NH after a
long period of declining
health. She
was the wife of the
late David C. Batey.
She was born in
Manville, RI on December
15, 1928, a
daughter of the late
Dorius and Laura
(Fleuette) Girouard.
She graduated
from high school in
Manville, RI. She lived in
Andover, MA, Londonderry,
NH, and Milford, NH.
She worked as a clerk
for the IRS for many years.
She enjoyed bird watching,
gardening, traveling
throughout the United
States, visiting with family
and friends, cribbage,
crossword, and attending
WWII Air Force reunions
with her late husband David
Family members include
two daughters, Michelle
Freck and her husband
Bob of Houston, TX,
Denise Dargie and her
partner Danny Hutchins of
Derry, NH; two sons, Paul
Dargie and his wife Joan
of Milford, NH, David Dargie
and his partner Lisa
Hernandez of Andover,
MA; stepdaughter, Nancy
McCarthy of Needham,
MA; stepson, David Batey
of Delafield, WI; seven
grandchildren, Andrew
Ferguson, Patrick Ferguson,
Jenna Dargie,
Jillian Dargie,
Michael Dargie,
Aline Dargie and
Stephen Dargie;
and many nieces
and nephews. She
was the sister of
the late Raymond
Girouard, Jeanne
Dube, Yvette Salemi,
and Pauline Bell. She
is fondly remembered by
Philip Dargie and his wife
Jean Apostolakes.
Memorial visiting hours
were held Saturday, August
29 from 10 am to 12 pm
in the Smith & Heald Funeral
Home, 63 Elm Street,
Milford, NH 03055, followed
by a memorial service
at 12 pm. Donations in
her memory may be made
to The Andover Village Improvement
Society at www.
or mailed to AVIS, PO Box
5097, Andover, MA 01810.
Arrangements are in the
care of Smith & Heald
Funeral Home, Milford,
NH 03055. To share a
memory or to offer a
condolence, visit www.