Doris McCready passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Friday, June 13, 2014 at Rainycrest Long-Term Care in Fort Frances, Ont. at the age of 95.
Doris was born April 17, 1919 in Alysworth Township, Ont. to Otto and Annie Herrmann.
She was united in marriage to William McCready on Feb. 2, 1946.
Doris and Bill lived south of Emo, Ont. for 19 years before relocating to Nestor Falls, Ont., where they remained for more than 26 years, and then returned to the Devlin, Ont. and Emo areas.
Doris worked as a hairdresser all her life, starting in select shops in Fort Frances during the war years, working independently in the Emo area, then operating her own beauty salon in Nestor Falls and having a home-based shop in Devlin.
She had a great love for gardening, sewing, and cooking. Doris also was a valued member of the U.C.W. Ladies’ Auxiliary and the Royal Canadian Legion Auxiliary in Emo.
Doris is survived by her children, Carole (Gary) Beauchene of Dryden, Ont. Keith (Faye) McCready of Dryden, Ont., Lois (Larry) Stoltz of International Falls, Mn. and Shirley (Larry) Glueheisen of Devlin, Ont.; grandchildren, Christi Hulsman, Pamela Marion, Susan Moody, Don McCready, Katherine Brandt, David Rogoza, Jennifer Soderholm, and Jonathan Glueheisen; and great-grandchildren, Thomas Hulsman, Abigail, Racheal, and Joshua Marion, Benjamin and William Moody, Alyssa and Reed McCready, Brody and Jude Brandt, Brooke and Mitchel Rogoza, McKenna and Madison Soderholm, and Riley and Tanner Glueheisen.
She also is survived by her in-laws, Betty Herman of Fort Frances, Ont., Dorothy McCready of Fort Gratiot, Mich., Jean Morrow of Sarnia, Ont., Agnes and Max Heath of Wallaceburg, Ont., and Norm and Ruth McCready of Brantford, Ont.; and many nieces and nephews.
Doris was predeceased by her parents, Otto and Annie; husband, Bill; son Lynn; granddaughter, Jo-Anna Granholm; brother, Ray Herman; sisters, Gladys (Cliff) McConnell and Beatrice (Bob) McConnell; and in-laws, Kathleen McCready, George Morrow, Ruth and Orton Pretty, and Don McCready.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Knox United Church in Emo, with Rev. Frances Flook officiating.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Interment will take place in Emo Cemetery.
The pallbearers will be Alfred Redford, Ron Redford, Greg Herrmann, Brad Herman, Larry Jack, and Mel Jack.
If desired, in memoriam donations may be made to the Knox United Church in Emo or the Rainycrest Auxiliary c/o Northridge Funeral Home, P.O. Box 89, Emo, Ont., P0W 1E0.
Online condolences may be offered at www.northridgefuneralhome.com