Doris A. Oliver

FAIRFIELD – Doris A. Oliver, 98, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 1, 2021, at Augusta Center for Health and Rehabilitation.

She was born in Caribou on May 21, 1923, the daughter of the late Winfield and Annie (Drake) Brawn.

Doris was employed for many years with the Red Star Laundromat in Waterville as well as with Colby College.

She had a great life. She and her husband, Rodney enjoyed traveling around the state, and talking with friends on the CB radio.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Rodney Oliver; her son, Kenneth Wakefield; her granddaughter, Rhonda Wakefield; and her daughter-in-law, Mary Wakefield.

Doris will be sadly missed by her children, Theresa Wakefield, Richard Wakefield, and Kempton Wakefield; her grandsons, Kempton Wakefield, Jr. and his wife, Debra, Michael Wakefield, Jacob Wakefield, Matthew Wakefield, and David Wakefield; her great grandson, Brock Wakefield; her great granddaughter, Marissa Lyshon and her husband, Devin; her great-great granddaughter, Isabella Lyshon; and her great-great grandson, Jordon Lyshon.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main Street in Fairfield. Burial will follow at Tozier Cemetery in Fairfield Center.

Arrangements are in the care of the Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St. Fairfield where condolences may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the website at

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, 383 US Route One,

Suite 2C,

Scarborough, ME 04074

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