Doris V. Thompson, 87 of Sanford ME, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday November 2, 2019. Doris was born in Springvale ME on July 14, 1932, the daughter of the late Albert and Louise (Dumont) Vallee. Doris was predeceased by her husband Joseph, son David Thompson, brother Donald Vallee and sister Rita Ellis. She is survived by her daughters Elizabeth (Betty) Ballantyne of Laconia NH, Mary Normand and husband Gary of Springvale ME, and sons John Thompson and wife Phyllis of Brentwood NH, James Thompson and wife Suzanne of The Villages, FL and Daniel Thompson and fiance Lynn Rollins of Lebanon ME, her sister Linda McCann and husband Eric of Sanford, ME along with 12 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.Doris lived life lovingly for family. She graced us with quiet lessons of life well lived with dignity, class and adventure. She was a devout Catholic communicant of Holy Family Church of Sanford ME. Doris volunteered at H D Goodall Hospital for 17 years and assisted with the American Red Cross. She was kind and giving of herself while being a caregiver to many. Her work ethic mattered not the task but to do so with pride as she worked in manufacturing, retail, restaurant, hotel industry and nursing.Calling hours are Wednesday, November 6th at 9 AM to 10:30 AM at Lafrance-Lambert & Black 29 Winter Street Sanford Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday November 6th at 11:00 am at Holy Family Church in Sanford. Those planning on an expression of sympathy are asked to consider donations in Doris's memory to Hospice of Southern Maine, 180 US Route 1, No1, Scarborough, ME 04073 or to Saint Thomas School 69 North Avenue Sanford ME 04073.Condolences may be expressed by clicking tab at left.