Posted Dec. 02, 2011, at 7:45 p.m.

HOLDEN – Doris L. (Christy) Maples, 88, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at her home. She was born Sept. 14, 1923, in Bangor, the daughter of Michael and Lillian (Boyle) Christy.

Doris grew up in Bangor and attended local schools. She was a loving wife and mother, and was dedicated to her home and family.

Doris is survived by her son, Michael Maples of Portland; daughters, Cindy Puiia of Holden and Pam Duran and her husband, Terry, of Hermon; sister, Joanne Hudnall and her husband, Roger, of Florida; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Doris was predeceased by her loving husband, Norman Maples; and six brothers and sisters.

A private interment will be held at Snows Corner Cemetery, Hermon. A service of Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. Condolences to the family may be expressed at