Henry F. Dors, 87

Aug 11, 2019

Henry F. Dors, 87, of Onset, formerly of Bridgewater, passed away peacefully at home on July 31. He was the devoted husband of 62 years to Eleanor (Willis) Dors. Born January 7, 1932 in Brockton, he was the son of the late Henry and Anna (Yezukewicz) Dors. 

Henry was a 1949 graduate of Brockton High School and then attended one year at B.U. before enlisting in the Marines, where he attained the rank of sergeant during the Korean war. After 37 years, he retired from The New England Telephone Co. 

Henry loved reading history and war books, watching historical documentaries, and building model aircrafts and ships. After Henry retired, he mowed the fields for the Bridgewater Youth Soccer, was the Veterans Grave Officier for the Town of Wareham and served on the Veterans Council of Wareham. One of his favorite volunteer jobs was the Youth Cadet Instructor at Mass Maritime Academy where he was known to all as “Sarge”.

Henry loved traveling with family, especially to Disney World. He enjoyed going out for breakfast and dinner to his favorite restaurants. He would give the waitstaff and cooks a hard time; he was known at all establishments as “here comes trouble”. 

Henry is survived by his six children: Stephen Dors of Middleboro, Shellie and her husband David Maher of Bridgewater, Susan and her husband Peter Shepard of Litchfield Park AZ, Stacey and her husband James MacDermid of Middleboro, Stefanie Dors of Wareham, and Sharon and her husband Robert Ayotte of Harrisville RI. 

He was proud Bumpa to Valerie, Sarah, Audrey, and Emily Dors, Scott, Timothy and Shawn Maher, Nicole (Maher) Niccoli, Danielle (Shepard) Smith, Brett Norton, Krista and Matthew MacDermid, Derick and Devin Barisano, Julie Phillips, Abigail and Dean Ayotte. 

He was proud Great Bumpa to Aidan, Colin, Emma, and Maeve Maher, Dylan Joyce, Allyson Maher, Remington Smith, Blake, Reese, and Colton Niccoli.

He is survived by siblings Nancy Berry, Peter Dors and preceded in death by Charlotte Hurley and Virginia Clark. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, August 8th from 11am-1pm at Dahlborg-Mac Nevin Funeral Home, 280 Bedford Street, Lakeville. Funeral immediately following at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Connery Ave, Bourne.

In lieu of Flowers, donations in Henry’s memory may be made to Kindred Hospice, 275 Martine Street, Suite 202 Fall River, MA 02723 or a Veterans charity of your choice. 

For direction and online guest book visit www.d-mfh.com