Marguerite Alice Dougherty
Marguerite Alice Dougherty, aged 84 years of Moose Jaw, SK and formerly of the Rowletta and Mortlach districts, passed away peacefully at Providence Place on Thursday, July 25th, 2019. Marguerite was born April 9th, 1935 to Lilly and Philip Gerris. Marguerite married the love of her life, Gordon, on August 7th, 1953. Family was very important to Marguerite and she loved their farm life, travelling, and her church choirs. Marguerite enjoyed curling and was a fiery curling competitor. Mom was an avid sports cheerleader for her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Marguerite and Gordon were very active in their beloved communities of Rowletta and Mortlach, and they spent many happy years in California and Arizona meeting and entertaining new and old friends. Marguerite was predeceased by her husband, Gordon and daughter, Judy, and is lovingly survived by her son, Michael (Nancy) Dougherty; grandsons, Nolan and Riley (Ashley); great-grandchildren: Logan, Emma and Reid Dougherty; Judy’s family: son-in-law, Doug Sullivan, grandson, Kurtis Dunlop, and great-grandson, Xander Dunlop; son, Gary (Brenda) Dougherty; granddaughter, Regan (Matthew) Bell; great-grandsons, Joel and Caleb Bell; grandson, Jared (Nicole); great-grandchildren, Evelyn and Arthur Dougherty; daughter, Marilyn (Kevin) Pavier; granddaughter, Amanda (Colby) Munshaw; great-grandchildren: Ross, Chloe and Emerick Munshaw; grandson, Desmond (Kaylee); great-grandsons, Beckett and Rowan Pavier; sister, Jean (Don) Hoeft. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 10th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in Minto United Church, 1036 7th Ave NW, Moose Jaw SK. Reverend Linda Tomlinson-Seebach will officiate and interment will take place at Rosedale Cemetery. The family would like to thank Dr. Vermaak and the staff at Providence Place for their loving care of our mom, Marguerite. As an expression of sympathy, donations in Marguerite’s name may be made to the Alzheimer Association of Saskatchewan, 301 – 2550 – 12th Ave, Regina, SK S4P 3X1. Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. Michelle Surtees, Funeral Director 306-693-4550.