Doris Emily Vickery, 100 years of age, passed away on Friday, June 25, 2021. at The Grand of Batavia care facility. Doris was born May 26, 1921, in Cedar City, Utah, the daughter of Isaac Conrad Haight and Emily Corry Haight, and the granddaughter of many Utah pioneers.
She went to work for Bell Telephone after graduating from high school and continued in this profession until her retirement from Verizon in 1978. She was “Miss Voice and Courtesy” for AT&T in 1966.
Doris met her husband, Robert K. Vickery, during World War II in 1943, in Salt Lake City, Utah, where Robert was stationed with the Army Air Corps. They married after a whirlwind courtship and just before Robert was sent overseas. After the war, they moved to Attica, New York, where they raised their family. Doris was a member of the Attica Presbyterian Church.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Maureen Dwyer, her brother, Claude Dix, a baby daughter, her husband, Robert, her son Richard, her grandson Mark Buckenmeyer, and her daughter-in-law, Paula Vickery.
She is survived by her daughters, Sharon (David) Eaton of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, and Deborah (Michael) Buckenmeyer of Attica, New York; her sons Robert (Trudi) Vickery of Clifton Park, New York, and Edward Vickery of Attica, New York; daughter-in-law Sandy Vickery of Albuquerque, New Mexico; 5 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are under the care of the Marley Funeral Home in Attica, New York. There are no calling hours. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica, New York.
May God bless the hardworking members on the staff of The Grand of Batavia who cared for our mother with love and respect.
Memorial gifts may be made to Wyoming County Office for the Aging, 8 Perry Avenue, Warsaw, NY 14569. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.