Passed away with grace and dignity on November 11, 2012 at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood in her 89th year. Doreen will be reunited with her husband Robert, who predeceased her in 2005. Left to honour her memory are her much loved children Colin McDermid (Mary Lynn) and Mardi McDermid (Grant McKee). Nan to Alexander McDermid (Jenn), Graeme McDermid (Christine) and Emily Brown (Craig). Great-Nan to Lily, Cole, Ryan and Troy. Doreen is survived by her sisters Beryl Dickey, Wilma Morphet and June Watt. Doreen, a beautiful lady, will always be remembered by the many lives she touched through her caring interest in family, friends and former students, as well as a great sense of humour, attention to fashion and zest for life. At Doreen’s request, cremation has taken place with a private family service. Interment Stayner Union Cemetery. If desired, expressions of sympathy may be made to Jubilee Presbyterian Church, Stayner, General & Marine Hospital Foundation, Collingwood or Mt. Sinai Hospital Foundation, Toronto.