Doris Elaine Way died Sunday, November 18th at Parkwood Village, where she called home for the last five years. She was born in Cambridge Massachusetts on May 22, 1930 to James Calvin and Myrtle Buchanan MacLeod. Doris met her husband, E. Francis Way, while both were getting their bachelors degree at Tufts University. They married in August 1951. He predeceased her in 2008.

Early in her career Doris worked in the insurance industry then became an English teacher at Lexington High School, Lexington MA. After raising her children to teens, Doris returned to college to earn a Master in Education from Northeastern University. She was an avid follower of current events, diehard Red Sox fan, an animated storyteller and published author with many stories written, a club champion in golf with a hole in one, president of her local chapter of toastmasters, and played bridge; both contract & duplicate.

She is survived by her children, Thomas Way (Cynthia) of Barre VT, Jennifer Robins (Ross) of Pratt, and Mark Way of Fort Bragg CA.; grandchildren, Connor Way, Dr. Cristina Robins (Dr. Adiël Klompmaker), Britta Murphy (Sean), Melanie Cherry (Aric), and two great grandchildren. 

Cremation has taken place.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children in care of Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Rd, Pratt. Condolences may be left at