Doris McGarr

Mrs. Doris McGarr

Tuesday, May 19th, 1931 Saturday, December 26th, 2020

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Obituary for Mrs. Doris McGarr

McGarr, Doris Mae

Doris passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 26th, 2020 at the age of 89 years at Cambridge Country Manor. She is predeceased by her loving husband James Joseph McGarr (2011), her eldest son Norm McGarr, parents Beatrice and Donald Dickieson and her sister Ruby McGarr. Doris was the loving mother of Larry (Bev Ross), Cliff (Paula), Andy and Deb Sibley (Tim). Cherished grandmother to her 9 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She is survived by her sister Patricia (late Tom Phelan) and Audrey (Murray Mann). Doris will be fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to all the staff for their care and compassion and residents who became like family to Doris during her time at Cambridge Country Manor, which she considered her home.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private family interment will take place at Marymount Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Guelph Humane Society in memory of Doris would be appreciated. Cards are available at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, Dublin Chapel, 252 Dublin St.N., Guelph, (519-822-4731) or donations and condolences can be made on line at

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    Marymount Cemetery
    5400 Highway 6
    Guelph, Ontario
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    Fr. Jeff Bergsma

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Chris Weber

I am very sorry to hear of Doris’s passing. I very fondly remember working with her and the fun times we had at The Paper Factory. My sincerest condolences. Forever in my heart. Christine Weber
Comment | Posted at 01:55am via Condolence

Paul McGarr

Larry, Cliff, Debbie, and Andy. Our sincere sympathies for you and families. Doris was a wonderful Aunt and will be missed greatly.. Paul, Wendy, Tina, Abby, Jeffrey, and Shannon
Comment | Posted at 08:25pm via Condolence

Joyce and Pat Lawler

We are very sorry to hear about your Mom/ Gramma. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Comment | Posted at 10:27am via Condolence

Rob Mitchell

My condolences to the McGarr family
Rob Mitchell
Comment | Posted at 09:33am via Condolence

Anne Bennett

To all the family our heartfelt condolences sincerely Ron and Anne Bennett
Comment | Posted at 04:42am via Condolence

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