Remembering Doris Santamour

Doris Marie Santamour

Doris Marie Santamour, 89, entered into larger life on May 10th, 2020, at Compass Regional Hospice, Chestertown. She was the daughter of Hormidas and Juliette (Langlais) Salvas, of Lowell, MA. Doris taught elementary education in several states and retired after thirty years with the D.C. Public Schools. She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Frank Santamour, Jr., Research director at the National Arboretum in D.C., and is survived by their son Frank and his wife Sue. Funeral arrangements will be made in Florida at a later date. For more details, visit



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  1. Mrs. Santamour was my 6th grade teacher at Lafayette Elementary in the District in 1978-79. She was the best teacher I had in my whole 12 years of school. She will be missed.

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