Dr. Doris Paine Roberts was born in Cumberland, Rhode Island, the fourth child of the late Emily & Frederick Paine on August 29, 1933. She lived in
Lincoln Rhode Island from 1937 to 1951. On June 1, 1951, she married 2nd Lt. Louis A Roberts, Jr., a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Class of 1951. At the time of
passing, she was survived by her loving children: Wendy G. Candela of Thurmont, Maryland, Dorrie A. Leukhardt of Temecula, California, Karen L. Chow of Rainier, Washington, Craig S. Roberts and
Robin S. Roberts, both from Honolulu, Hawaii. Karen passed away in November 2017. She was a poet. Much of her work is posted on Whispering Soul of Dr. Dris and Karen Lee.
Dr. Roberts has 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. She is pre-deceased by her husband Lt. Colonel (retired) Louis A. Roberts, Jr., U.S.A.F., who passed away on October 13, 2002, and her siblings, Winifred Paine, Hazel B. Leavens, Thomas G.Paine of Woonsocket, Rhode Island and George A. Paine, Sr. of Bellingham, Massachusetts, and Edythe L. Hand of Bellingham, Massachusetts and numerous nephews and nieces. Her daughter, Karen L. Chow (Karen Lee) passed away in Nov 2017.
With a doctorate in Metaphysics and special powers of counseling and healing others, Dr. Roberts was a very special person in many ways...She lived in Hawaii when her husband retired and had a radio talk show called "Dr. Dris". Unfortunately, cancer took her life at Providence St Peters Hospital in Olympia , Washington on May 7th, 2009 while staying with her daughter, Karen. There is a special place in Hawaii where her remains are placed, in the home of her son, Craig Roberts.