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Doris May Selig

May 12, 2017
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Doris May Selig, 90, of Guilderland, passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017.  Born in Albany, Doris was the daughter of the late William and Clara Bischoff Selig. She graduated from Altamont High School at the age of 16. Following her graduation, Doris went to work for the Associated Press where she worked for over 50 years, first in Albany, later in New York City where she would commute weekly.  She retired as an Assistant Chief of Communications, but remained working from home as a consultant for many years in her retirement.

Doris was the last surviving charter member of the Guilderland Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, where she served as treasurer for many years until the time of her death.  She was also the official photographer for the Fire Department. A freelance photographer, she provided local papers like the Times Union and Altamont Enterprise with many photos over the years. Doris was an avid horseback rider, owned several horses, dogs and cats and enjoyed her greenhouse and very large vegetable garden. Doris served on the board of the Altamont High School Alumni Association and was a member of the Hamilton Union Presbyterian Church in Guilderland.

In addition to her parents, Doris was also predeceased by her brothers, William H. Selig and Worthy C. Cox.    She is survived by her brother, John (Barbara) Selig of Delmar, sister in law, Dorothy Selig of TX ,  her dear friend, Cindy Dolan as well as many nieces, nephews and  great nieces and  nephews.                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Calling hours will be held on Wednesday evening from 5-7 pm at the DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home, 5216 Western Turnpike (Rt.20) Guilderland.                                                                                                                               Funeral services will be held on Thursday, 11 am at the Hamilton Union Presbyterian Church, 2291 Western Ave.                                                                                                                                                                Burial will be at Prospect Hill Cemetery.    

Memorial donations may be made to the Guilderland Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, 2303 Western Ave. Guilderland, 12084 or Guilderland Food Pantry, PO Box 7, Guilderland NY 12084.  

Doris May Selig, 90, of Guilderland, passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017.  Born in Albany, Doris was the daughter of the late William and Clara Bischoff Selig. She graduated from Altamont High School at the age of 16. Following her graduation, Doris went to work for the Associated Press where she worked for over 50 years, first in Albany, later in New York City where she would commute weekly.  She retired as an Assistant Chief of Communications, but remained working from home as a consultant for many years in her retirement.

Doris was the last surviving charter member of the Guilderland Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, where she served as treasurer for many years until the time of her death.  She was also the official photographer for the Fire Department. A freelance photographer, she provided local papers like the Times Union and Altamont Enterprise with many photos over the years. Doris was an avid horseback rider, owned several horses, dogs and cats and enjoyed her greenhouse and very large vegetable garden. Doris served on the board of the Altamont High School Alumni Association and was a member of the Hamilton Union Presbyterian Church in Guilderland.

In addition to her parents, Doris was also predeceased by her brothers, William H. Selig and Worthy C. Cox.    She is survived by her brother, John (Barbara) Selig of Delmar, sister in law, Dorothy Selig of TX ,  her dear friend, Cindy Dolan as well as many nieces, nephews and  great nieces and  nephews.                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Calling hours will be held on Wednesday evening from 5-7 pm at the DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home, 5216 Western Turnpike (Rt.20) Guilderland.                                                                                                                               Funeral services will be held on Thursday, 11 am at the Hamilton Union Presbyterian Church, 2291 Western Ave.                                                                                                                                                                Burial will be at Prospect Hill Cemetery.    

Memorial donations may be made to the Guilderland Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, 2303 Western Ave. Guilderland, 12084 or Guilderland Food Pantry, PO Box 7, Guilderland NY 12084.  


 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
May 17, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home
5216 western Tpk.
Guilderland, NY 12084

Funeral Service
Thursday
May 18, 2017

11:00 AM
Hamilton Union Presbyterian Church
2291 Western Ave.
Guilderland, NY


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