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Rolfe Doris DiNatale, age 82, died on December 6, 2005, at the Pocahontas Community Hospital in Pocahontas. Memorial services were held at the Powers Funeral Home in Pocahontas on Tuesday, December 13, 2005, at 11:00 a.m., with the Pastor Charles Miller officiating.

Doris Gertrude Belyea was born on July 6, 1923, at Boston, Mass. She was the daughter of Walter and Amelia (Kellenberger) Belyea. She was educated in Boston schools. On September 17, 1940, Doris married Salvator DiNatale at Revere, Mass. The couple made their home in Winthrop, Mass. Salvador died in 1990, and later that year, Doris moved to Rolfe.

Doris enjoyed all kinds of crafts, including painting and crocheting. She especially loved tending her garden.

Survivors include her daughters, Doris McCue and Barbara (Tim) Hallerman, both of Beverly, Mass., and Cheryle Gorin of Revere, Mass.; sons, James DiNatale of Rolfe and Michael DiNatale of Susan Veil, Calif.; ten grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents and four sisters.