Waterville- Doris Marie Armstrong, 91, a lifelong resident of Waterville, passed away at Woodlands Center, Waterville on August 12, 2021. She was born on December 12, 1929, the eldest of four to Perley and Florence York. Doris graduated from Waterville High School in 1947 and attended Thomas College.\r\n\r\nDoris was married to the late Donald P. Armstrong also of Waterville. She leaves behind two sons, Donald R. Armstrong and his wife, Pam of Placentia, CA and Robert P. Armstrong of China, ME. A beloved granddaughter, Morgan Lopez and husband Joe Lopez, two great grandchildren, Evan and Stella Lopez all of Yorba Linda, CA. Doris is also survived by her sister Pauline Denis of Zephyrhills, FL. She is predeceased by a sister, Shirley Remmers and brother Perley York, Jr.\r\n\r\nDoris was a loving mother who always put her children first. She had a great passion for sports and was named Girl Athlete her senior year at Waterville High.\r\n\r\nDoris learned to fly at age 15 and acquired her pilot's license before she even got her driver's license. She did most of her flying at China Lake, where her parents had a summer cottage, in a seaplane owned by her dad. She loved both bowling and golfing and entered numerous tournaments at the Waterville Country Club. Winning a tournament in Waterville allowed her to travel and golf in North Carolina and Spain. Doris loved to dance and participated in numerous organized dance groups with her many friends.\r\n\r\nDoris was employed by Purlac Dairy and later retired at the age of 63 from Colby College.\r\n\r\nA Committal service will be held at 10 AM on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, in the Committal Shelter at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Dr., Augusta. A Celebration of Life gathering will begin at 12:00 noon at the home of her son, Robert at 1084 Lakeview Dr. South China. Arrangements are under the direction and care of Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm Street, Waterville. An online guestbook may be signed, condolences and memories shared at www.gallantfh.com.\r\n\r\nIn lieu of flowers, the family would like to have donations sent to the Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org or to St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 60 Eustis Parkway, Waterville, Maine 04901.