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DORIS E. STRIAR,90, of 9 McKinley Street, Bangor died Saturday, Nov. 24 2001, after a long and productive life, during which she established a reputation for devoted friendship, joi-de-vivre, and for not suffering fools gladly. She was born Dora E. Mazik in Providence RI, July 6, 1911, the daughter of Rebecca (Resnik) Mazick and Max Mazick. On her side of the family she is still known as Dora. She was the wife of Louis Striar of Bangor, who died in 1983. A 50 year survivor of breast cancer, for many years she counseled women that life after that disease could be long and fulfilling. She was for many years, the passionate leader of the Bangor Chapter of Youth Aliyah, an organization devoted to saving Jewish children from Nazi persecution, and getting them to what was then Palestine. Afterward, she became and remained an ardent Zionist, who devoted energy and resources to the State of Israel from it’s earliest beginnings. She was also the enthusiastic supporter of numerous charitable organizations including St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bangor. Doris was a member of Congregation Beth Abraham of Bangor where she was a lif member of the sisterhood. She was a life long member of Hadassah and Women’s American ORT. She was also a member of the Jewish Community Council Center Women’s League. Doris Striar's greatest love was for children, especially her granddaughters, great grandson and many nieces and nephews. Doris is survived by her son and daughter in law, Myles and Lise Lange Striar of Boston; three grand daughters, Siri Striar and her husband Francisco Hernandez all of Somerville, Mass. Johanna Striar of Seattle, Wash., Maria Striar of New York City, a sister Sarah Saklad of Providence RI. She was predeceased by a brother, Morris Mazik.
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