Obituary, Doris L. Fillhart

Doris L. Fillhart, 93, a longtime resident of Dover Plains, NY, passed away on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at her home in Dover Plains. Mrs. Fillhart was a therapy aide at the Wassaic Developmental Center retiring in 1994. Born on August 27, 1929 in Worth, NY she was the daughter of the late Albert and Anna (Snyder) Lavere. On November 8, 1953 in Bellville, NY she married Neil B. Fillhart who predeceased her on March 1, 1999. Mrs. Fillhart was a member of the Dover Plains United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women (United Women in Faith). Mrs. Fillhart was also an avid NY Yankees fan. Mrs. Fillhart is survived by three sons, Mark Fillhart of Dover Plains, Ross Fillhart and his wife, Martha, of Dover Plains and John Fillhart and his wife, Suzanne of Easley, SC, and a daughter, Vicki McGowan and her husband, Ray of Waterloo, SC. She is also survived by seven grandchildren: Andrew, Christopher, Michael and Brittany Fillhart, Emily, Katy, and Raymond McGowan, and two great-grandchildren, Tristan Fillhart and Ava Marler. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Fillhart was predeceased by a daughter, Wendy Spakowski; three sisters, two brothers, and a grandson, Benjamin Fillhart. Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, November 11, 2022, at the Hufcut Funeral Home, 3159 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Dover Plains. Memorial contributions may be made to Hudson Valley Hospice, 374 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. For directions or to send the family a condolence, please visit

Posted online on November 09, 2022

Author: Harlem Valley News