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Doris B. (Avery) Waters (1933 - 2010)

Doris B. Waters formerly Avery
Born in Nyack, Orangetown, Rockland, New York, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at age 76 in Nyack, Rockland, New York, United Statesmap
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Doris B. Avery was born on 17 Feb 1933 in Nyack, Rockland, New York.[1][2] According to FindAGrave and her obituary, she was the child of Albert Collewore and Blanche Croteau.[3][4]

In 1940 Doris Avery was living in Haverstraw town, Rockland, New York, the granddaughter of Alphonse W. and Ida? (indexed as Jola) Crotau. Alphonse worked as a printer in a dye factory, and Jola was a cook at a state institution. They lived in the same place in 1935.[5]

Doris Avery and Eugene D. Waters were married on 4 Apr 1951 at Clarkstown, New York.[6]

Doris Waters, 76 years old, died on 12 February 2010 in Nyack, Rockland, New York.[4][2] She is buried at the Frederick Loescher Veterans Memorial Cemetery, New Hempstead, Rockland, New York.[3]


  1. New York State, Birth Index, 1881-1942 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2018. Original data: New York State Birth Index, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY. Certificate Number: 11789
  2. 2.0 2.1 "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), Doris Waters, 12 Feb 2010; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 25 December 2018), memorial page for Doris B Collewore Waters (unknown–12 Feb 2010), Find A Grave: Memorial #104259636, citing Frederick Loescher Veterans Memorial Cemetery, New Hempstead, Rockland County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Ellen Stanton (contributor 46774660) .
    NOTE: There is picture of a gravestone.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Doris Waters Obituary", Obituary
  5. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 March 2018), Doris Avery in household of Alphonse W Crotua, Haverstraw Town, Rockland, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 44-21, sheet 2A, line 1, family 24, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 2766.
    Alphonse W Crotua, 61 b. Canada-French; wife Jola Crotua, 47 b. Massachusetts; daughter Doris Crotua, 12 b. Vermont; son William Crotua, 8 b. Canada-French; granddaughter Doris Avery, 7 b. New York.
  6. New York State, Marriage Index (Grooms) 1951. New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY. Certificate Number: 11135 Obtained by Reclaim the Records and Accessed at on 25 Dec 2018. Record

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