Doris Elaine Catterton
June 19, 1933- August 15, 2021
Doris Elaine Catterton, 88, of Dunkirk passed away August 15, 2021. She was born June 19, 1933 in Cambridge to Thomas Norman and Edna Elizabeth (Ruark) Bennett. Doris was raised in Cambridge and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1951. She was employed as a telephone operator with C&P Telephone Company and eventually worked her way up to supervisor. Doris loved to sing and was in many bands throughout her life performing in New York and Atlantic City. She met her husband while performing at the Rod-n- Reel and even sang in dinner theatres with Kenny Rogers. Doris married George W. Catterton, Jr. on August 18, 1956, and they lived on the family farm in Owings, which is now Sunny Hill Estates. When Doris moved to Calvert County, she became one of the first telephone operators in the county. Doris was the picture of perfection, she loved shopping, visiting the makeup counter at Lord & Taylor, a perfect Bloody Mary, traveling, going to the beach with her friends, and singing Patsy Cline. Most of all, Doris loved being with her husband and family.
Doris was preceded in death by her husband George W. Catterton, Jr. in 2014, son George M. Catterton, Sr. and brother Rudolph Howard Bennett. She is survived by her son Mark Anthony Catterton of Dunkirk, daughter Michelle Lynn Barbieri and her fiancé Bill Jordan of Millsboro, DE, 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Friday, August 20, 2021