Doris Virginia (Crocker) Easter, age 91 passed away peacefully on February 3, 2018. Doris was the daughter of the late Sheriff Lauchlan MacLean Crocker and the late Wilhemina Mary Sherman. Doris was born in Marstons Mills and was raised in Marstons Mills and Barnstable Village. Doris graduated from Barnstable High School in 1944 and attended LaSalle College. In 1945, Doris married “summer boy” Charles Metivier Easter and relocated to Baltimore, Maryland. Doris resided in Baltimore then Reisterstown, Maryland before returning to the Cape in 2003. Doris was active in a number of social and charitable organizations including Kounty Kris Kringle, the Maryland Women’s Club and the Reisterstown Garden Club and was a long-time volunteer for the Reisterstown Crisis Center and Meals on Wheels. Doris had a group of wonderful long-time friends who loved to lunch and laugh. After returning to the Cape, Doris was active with the Progressive Club at the Barnstable Senior Center and was a volunteer at the Cahoon Museum in Cotuit and proudly informed visitors it was the home of her ancestor. Doris was a dedicated sports mom and an avid fan of the Baltimore Orioles and the New England Patriots.
Doris was predeceased by her siblings, Lauchlan M. Crocker, Jr., Sherman N. Crocker, Anne Hays Weaver, Merle M. (Buzz) Crocker and James H. Crocker. Doris is survived by son Robert S. Easter and wife Linda of Cambridge, Maryland, daughter Janet M. Green and husband Tommy of Fredericksburg, Virginia and daughter Jacqueline Easter of Marstons Mills. Doris is survived by five (5) grandchildren, Julie C. Easter (Marcus DeTrani) of McLean, Virginia, Derek S. Easter (Carissa) of Ellicott City, Maryland, Heather Hayes (Ryan) of Medford, MA, Matthew Green (Lydia) of Fredericksburg, Virginia and Eric Green of Fredericksburg, Virginia. She is survived by ten (10) great-grandchildren, Emma, Jacoby and Kendrick Green, William, Mabel and James Easter, Luke and Tanner Hayes and Ella and Lia DeTrani. In addition to her husband Mat, Doris was predeceased by son Charles M. Easter, Jr. and grandson John C. Easter. Doris is also survived by loving nieces and nephews and their families and good friend Carol Dulak. Doris loved and valued her family and greatly enjoyed her time with all. Doris established wonderful, lasting traditions which made every gathering special and they will continue on.
In lieu of flowers please consider donations in her memory to the Cahoon Museum or the Cotuit Kettleers.
Visiting Hours will be 4-6 pm Tuesday, February 6th at John-Lawrence Funeral Home, 3778 Falmouth Rd., Marstons Mills with a service to follow at 6 pm. Burial will be private.