Virginia Doane Chambers

            Virginia Doane Chambers passed away peacefully at home on September 11, 2018. She was the beloved wife of Donald R. Chambers and a long-time resident of Plandome, N.Y. and summer resident of Chatham.  

            Virginia grew up in Floral Park, N.Y. where she attended Floral Park Bellerose Grade School and Sewanhaka High School. She was a 1946 graduate of Hobart-William Smith College.  Following graduation, Virginia worked for the New York County Medical Society matching physicians returning from military service with communities in need of doctors.  In 1947 she married Donald R. Chambers, her husband of seventy one years.  Virginia was a member of Manhasset Bay Yacht Club and a past president of the Plandome Woman’s Club.  Along with sailing on the Cape, Ginny enjoyed tennis and golf and was a member of Eastward Ho! for many years.  

            In addition to her husband she is survived by her two sons Brooke and Craig and their wives Mary and Nancy.  Also surviving are three grandchildren, Andrew, Kelsey and Alexandra.  

            A memorial service at the Congregational Church of Manhasset was held on September 28th.