Dorothy Ann Fishman, 1922 - 2017


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Dorothy Ann Fishman, 95, of Auburn, died on Friday, December 15, 2017 in Auburn, at the Hospice House. She was born in Rutland, Vermont on May 26, 1922. She was the daughter of Lewis and Carrie Levin Sussman. She graduated from Rutland High School, Class of ’40.  She served two and one half years as a WAVE in the U.S. Navy and she was discharged as a chief petty officer in 1946. She was a member of Temple Shalom, Hadassah, and the Women’s Hospital Association, having served on their board for many years. She volunteered at CMMC for twenty eight years, and volunteered at the Make a Wish Foundation. She also served as president of the Androscoggin Medical Auxiliary. Dorothy is survived by one daughter, Deborah and husband, Andrew Cohen of Manchester, NH, two sons, Phillip and wife Barbara of Peachtree City, Ga., and Kenneth and wife Catherine of Grand Island, N.Y., five grandchildren, Gabriel Cohen, Cara Veilleux, Anna, Sarah, and Laura Fishman, and a great-grandaughter, Evelyn Cohen. Besides her parents and husband, Dr. Louis Fishman, she was predeceased by her sister Sara Fastow, and two brothers, Dr. Ralph Sussman and Joseph Sussman. 

Funeral Notice

FISHMAN, Dorothy Ann, 95, of Auburn, died on Friday, December, 15, 2017 at the Hospice House. No visitation. Service will be held at the Temple Shalom on Wednesday, December 20,  at 1PM, burial will follow at Beth Abraham Cemetery in Auburn. in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Temple Shalom, 74 Bradman St., Auburn, ME 04210 or Schooner Estates,  Activity Fund, 200 Stetson Road, Auburn, Me 04210.


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