Donna Doherty 81 of Owen Sound, Ontario passed peacefully at her home on December 24th, 2018. Donna was born in Hamilton, Ontario on April 14th, 1937. She is predeceased by her husband Jack (September 30th, 2018) of 62 years. Loving Mother of Guy (Wendy), Randy (Lou), Stephen and Sandra. Proud grandmother of Amanda (Derek), Ashley (Matt), Grady (Nicole), Martina, Leland (Kayla), Joanna (Kris), Isaac (Rhiannon), and Emily. Proud Great Grandmother of Ava, Kalvan, Jack, Jaxton, Kye and Willow. Predeceased by her brother Earl Martin.
Donna moved to Owen Sound in 1968 and was involved with Welcome Wagon. Donna was involved with the Owen Sound Winter Carnival for many years. She was an elected Councillor for the City of Owen Sound, involved with the Owen Sound Legion Br. #6 and served on the executive. She was also a member of Owen Sound Commerettes and the Georgian Yacht Club.
In 1980 Donna owned and operated a Maternity clothing store on 8th Street East in Owen Sound. Later she obtained her Real Estate license and went to work for Willard Forsyth Real Estate.
Donna was a very active and caring family person, always involved 100% with her family. Donna always had new family games to play during all seasons but especially at Christmas. She loved Christmas and she loved to bake too. Donna’s favorite travel destinations included Miamisburg, Ohio, Florida and the Caribbean.
Donna and Jack never missed celebrating Christmas and their Wedding Anniversary together and will continue to celebrate together in heaven.
A celebration of Donna’s life will be held at a later date, details to follow.
Memorial donations to the Chapman House hospice would be appreciated by the family.
Donations may be made to:
Chapman House Hospice
1725 10th Street East, Owen Sound ON N4K0G5
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Donna Martin Doherty December 24 2018..