McDougall, Mrs. Marie (nee Schweitzer), of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital, on Friday, March 14, 2014, in her 89th year.  Beloved wife of 56 years to the late Russell A. McDougall (2006).  Dear sister of Sharon Gilchrist (late Neil) of R.R.#1, West Lorne.  Loving aunt of Heather Wannamaker (Brian) of Trenton, ON, and Duncan Gilchrist (Ronda) of Chicago, IL, and great aunt of Kyle and Natalie Wannamaker, and Samantha, Stephanie, and Patrick Gilchrist.  Also survived by several other nieces and nephews.  Born in Rodney, ON, October 29, 1925, she was the daughter of the late George and Myrl (nee Purcell) Schweitzer.  Marie was a retired employee of Richard Cochrill Ltd., St. Thomas.  She was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church St. Thomas.  Marie was a former member of the St. Thomas Sweet Adelines Chorus and the St. Thomas Seniors’ Centre.  In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place.  A public memorial service to celebrate Marie’s life will be held at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Saturday, April 5th at 3:00 p.m.  Relatives and friends will be received by the family one hour prior.  Interment of her cremated remains will be made privately in Elmdale Memorial Park.  If so desired, memorial donations to Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas or the charity of one’s choice will be gratefully acknowledged. 

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