Doreen Finlayson

Obituary of Doreen Finlayson

Finlayson, Doreen Ann (nee Docherty) Passed away peacefully on Friday, March 24, 2023, at the age of 86. Doreen was born in Montreal, QC on April 11, 1936, daughter of Alexander Docherty and Gwendolyn Docherty (nee Mullins). She was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, John Donald Finlayson in 2014. Doreen was the proud and loving mother of John (Bev), Steve (Theresa) Peter (Jen), cherished grandmother of Ian, Kate, Abby, Gavin (Brittney), Kelsey and dear sister of Gilbert Docherty. She will be fondly remembered for her spirited nature and love of family. The family wishes to send a special thank you to the staff at Royal Terrace in Palmerston, ON and at the Heritage River in Elora, ON for their care and compassion. Cremation has taken place and the family has had a private service. If desired, memorial contributions to the Alzheimer Society of Ontario would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Gilchrist Chapel McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (519-824-0031). We invite you to leave your memories and donations online at: and they will be forwarded to the family. Service Information Service Location Gilchrist Chapel McIntyre & Wilkie funeral home Requested Charity Alzheimer Society of Ontario
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