Batavia- Dorris Coulson, 65 of Batavia passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at United Memorial Medical Center.
Dorris was born Thursday, June 20th, 1957 in Bronx, NY, the daughter of the late Phillip and Doris (Miller) Gardner.
She enjoyed being close to nature and meditating. Dorris stood for what she believed in, always reaching out to help others, and getting straight to the point. She was an independent woman who loved her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and her dogs.
Dorris graduated from Washingtonville Senior High School and later earned her Associates at Vermont College. She worked as a Social Worker Assistant for Veterans Affairs from 2004 until her retirement in 2019.
Dorris is survived by her children, Eric Ebert of Myrtle Beach, Lisa Pedro of Saranac Lake, Amy Coulson of Batavia, and Chris Coulson of Batavia; grandchildren, Dylan Pedro of Lake Placid, Damian Cox of Plattsburgh, Shelby Conner of NC, Hunter Magee of Saranac Lake, Taven Coulson of Batavia, and Arya Welch of Batavia; great grandchild, Paxton Pedro of Lake Placid.
In death Dorris is reunited with her parents Philip and Doris Gardner.
In lieu of flowers donation can be made in Dorris’ memory to Genesee Cancer Assistance at https://www.geneseecancerassistance.org/support-us.
There will be a private celebration of life at the family’s convenience. Arrangements are under the care and direction of H. E. Turner & Co., Inc. funeral home. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.