Doris Chase, 91, of Longmeadow, died Dec. 16 at home. She was the widow of Irving Chase. She was a 1945 graduate of Classical High School in Springfield. After graduation from AIC in 1951 she taught elementary school in Russell. While raising a family, she received her Master’s degree in Education from AIC. In 1964 she began a long teaching career in Springfield and then in East Longmeadow, where she was a teacher and reading specialist at Mountain View and Meadow Brook schools until retiring in 1988. She was a member of several professional educational associations, as well as Temple Beth El. She is survived by three children, Margie Chase and her husband, Tim Kennedy, of Milton, Richard Chase and his wife, Lori, of Longmeadow, and Howard Chase and his wife, Joyce, of Framingham; four grandchildren, Jennifer Chase (Nir Ben-Ari), Carly Chase (Peter Kunze), Daniel Chase, Allison Chase (Joanna Hamilton); two great-grandsons; and several nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME