Doris Ann Cochran
August 5, 1932- September 26, 2021
Doris Ann Cochran, 89, of Chesapeake Beach passed away September 26, 2021 at her residence. Doris was born August 5, 1932 in Prince Frederick to Helen Estelle (Hall) Paddy and Samuel Owings IV. She was raised in Calvert County, graduated from Calvert High School and was employed as a telephone operator and later as a clerk and secretary with GEICO Insurance, Southern Maryland Oil Company, the Town of Chesapeake Beach, and the Calvert County Election Board. She married Martin Thornton Cochran March 16, 1951 and they made their home and raised their family in Chesapeake Beach. Doris loved her husband Martin, her grandchildren, her mom, family holiday gatherings, country music, dancing, the color purple, volunteering on election day, and listening to Ronnie Dove.
Doris is survived by daughters Shellie Sue McCarroll of Chesapeake Beach, Pamela Ann Curtin of Chesapeake Beach (late husband James R. Curtin), and Sylvia Lynn Luckett and husband Christopher of Huntingtown; grandchildren John Martin “Marty” McCarroll and wife Tammy of Owings, Leanne Estelle Curtin of Malmo, Sweden, Liam Hunter Luckett and Samuel Nelson Luckett, both of Huntingtown; great-grandchildren John Lansdale Higgs and Amanda Marie Higgs Dobbin, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Martin, her parents, brothers Maurice LeRoy, Albert W., James J., Arthur W., Tommy E., and Robert L. Paddy, and sisters Marian Lyons, Betty Clark, Dorothy Patterson, Margaret Phipps, Frances King, Edna Paddy, and Emma Morgan.
In lieu of flowers donations in Doris’ name may be made to Calvert Hospice or North Beach Volunteer Fire Department.
Friday, October 22, 2021