Doris Irene Archibald


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Doris Irene Archibald
June 25, 1932
January 5, 2021



Doris A. Archibald, 88, formerly of Westbrook, passed away on Tuesday January 5,2021 at the Barron Center with the dedicated nursing staff by her side.
She was born in Lubec,Maine on June 25,1933 a daughter of Dean and Gertrude (Mahar) Thistlewood.
Doris grew up in Portland and attended local schools.
She met her beloved husband of 68 years Herbert Archibald in Portland and together they raised eight children.
Doris was a CNA for many years at Seaside Nursing Home.
In her spare time, she enjoyed crocheting and collecting dolls.
Doris was predeceased by her parents and Stepmother Della, Her husband Herbert, 2 daughters Cheryl A. Willette and Shelley M. Huckins, and a grandson Shawn Archibald, 2 brothers Ernest and Russell Thistlewood, 3 sisters Lorna, Annie and Shirley.
Surviving are 6 sons- Ernest R. and wife Phyllis of Alabama, Herbert E. and wife Nancy of Portland, Philip H. and wife April of Westbrook, James D. of Westbrook, Steven A. and Fiancé Kim of Windham, John J. and wife Ruth of Old Orchard, 2 sisters Bessie Kelley and husband Leroy and Florence Lank both of Lubec.
She is also survived by many grandchildren, greatgrandchildren and nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the wonderful nursing staff at the Barron Center for making Doris’s final journey a peaceful one.
At her request there will be no services.



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