MacDougall; George (Joe)

Suddenly after a short illness at the Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton on May 17, 2013 formerly of Flesherton at the age of 87.

Joe was born in St. George New Brunswick where he grew up and worked as a carpenter until he moved with his family and worked at Ford Motor Company (Oakville) until his retirement in 1985.  He spent his retirement years in Grey County (Ontario) enjoying many years of following his passions of gardening, landscaping and his love of music and films.

The family thanks all the staff at Wentworth Heights Long Term Care Residence in Hamilton Ontario for their care, both physical and emotional, over the past few years.

Joe was pre-deceased by his youngest son, John, two grand-daughters Kim and Becky as well as 5 brothers Harry, Charlie, Donny, James and Gordon and 3 sisters Edith, Betty and Lilian.

He is survived by his former spouse Minnie McDougall, daughter Laura Serrick, son Eugene and a large family including grandchildren Jamie Serrick and Daniel Serrick, Paul McDougall, Todd McDougall and Deanna McHugh,17 great-grandchildren and 9 great great-grandchildren, brothers Dick and Paul and his sister Evelyn.

A memorial service will be held at Appleby United Church(4407 Spruce Ave., Burlington) at 11:00 a.m.

Cremation has taken place and Joe’s ashes will be laid to rest at the McDougall family plot in New Brunswick.

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Rest in peace Joe…..

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