August 22, 2013 in Obituaries

Obituary: Dougall, Mary Margaret (O’Malley)

Age 62

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DOUGALL, Mary Margaret (O’Malley) On August 19, 2013, Mary Margaret (O’Malley) Dougall passed away at Hospice of Spokane after her long valiant battle with breast cancer. Mary was born on February 13, 1951 at Cherry Point, North Carolina and lived in Havelock, NC; Quantico, VA; Santa Ana and Truckee, CA; Hayden Lake and Coeur d’Alene, ID, Anchorage, AK, and Liberty Lake, WA. Mary loved life and was happiest when helping others. She felt blessed by her association with so many wonderful people that were such an important part of her journey. After dating for seven years, Mary married the love of her life, Rod Dougall, on November 9, 1974 at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. In 1975 Mary and Rod moved to Anchorage, Alaska and worked over thirty-five years in the oil industry. They returned to the beautiful northwest in 1989 but continued to commute to work in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. Mary is survived by her wonderful husband, Rod of Liberty Lake, WA; sister, Maureen Edgar (husband Robert) of Richland, WA; sister, Kathy Roberts and brother, Chuck O’Malley III of Liberty Lake, WA, brother, Patrick O’Malley (wife, Katya) of Orlando, Florida; mother-in-law, Maxine Dougall of Post Falls, ID; brothers-in-law, Randy (wife, Say Say) of Reno, NV, Scott and Todd Dougall of Post Falls, ID; nieces, Kathy Taylor, Katie O’Malley, Tammy Dougall, and Shannon Craig; and nephews Bret Roberts, Paul and Tom Taylor, C.J. O’Malley IV, Conor O’Malley and Shawn Dougall. Mary was preceded in death by her beloved parents, Chuck and Margaret O’Malley and cherished niece, Kara Roberts. Mary wanted to thank Dr. Joni Nichols and Dr. Christopher Lee along with the staff of Cancer Care Northwest for their wonderful care and many kindnesses. She would also want to thank all the staff of Hospice of Spokane who helped at such a critical time. A Memorial Service is planned for 11:00AM on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at St. Thomas Catholic Church, 919 E. Indiana Ave., Coeur d’Alene, ID. ENGLISH FUNERAL CHAPEL has been entrusted to handle final arrangements. Please visit Mary’s online memorial at In lieu of flowers please donate to Breast Cancer Research.

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