West Ough, Margaret Ethel

Margaret West Ough (nee Doty) passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Campbell House Hospice in Collingwood in her 98th year.

She was preceded in death by her parents Augustus Doty and Ethel Lavin and siblings Ethel, Edward, Florence, Mary, Frank, Vera, Theresa and Bob.  She was a dear sister of Pat Doty (Ginny), Jim Doty (Peg), and Helen McLeod.  Margaret was predeceased by beloved husbands Albert ‘Bert’ West and Harold Ough; daughters Marlene West-Yen (JC) and Kathryn West.

Margaret was a loving mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed by her children Carole Kainz (late Karl), Susan Flack (Joanne), Chris West (Donna), Mary Longard (Roy) and Patricia West (Jeremy); grandchildren Andrew (Lina), Jeffrey (Laura), Jason (Lara), Scott (Katarina), Sandra (Trevor), Kathy (Michael), Nicole, Matthew (Valerie), Michelle (Kenny), Kristina, Michael, Jesse (Heather), Charlie, Kaitlin, Lucas, Emily (Ryan), great-grandchildren Jonathan (Erin), Wyatt, Emma, Noah, Remi and great-great grandchildren Amy and Brad.

Margaret will be fondly remembered by many in the Thornbury, ON community she has called home for many years.

The family extends thanks to the staff and volunteers at Campbell House for providing comfort at the end and to Dr. Karin Euler for her devoted care and kindness in recent years.

A funeral mass and celebration of Margaret’s life followed immediately by a reception will be conducted on Saturday September 28th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Bonaventure’s Church, 1300 Leslie Street, Toronto.

If so desired and as your expression of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Georgian Triangle would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, Meaford (www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca) to whom arrangements have been entrusted.


Saturday, September 28, 2019 11:00 AM
Service: Funeral Mass and reception at St. Bonaventure's Church, 1300 Leslie St., Toronto

Donations: Hospice Georgian Triangle
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Memories & Messages of condolence

  1. Joan Martin
    Thursday, August 15, 2019

    Our deepest condolences to all Margaret ‘s family. We were part of the extended family and treasured our time in Margaret’s company, she was an extrodinary lady and will be missed by all.
    Joan and Shirley

  2. Mary Ellen Kent
    Friday, August 16, 2019

    Susan and all of your family, sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. It is hard to say goodbye to so many years of memories. Mary Ellen

  3. Jo-Anne Gardner
    Friday, August 16, 2019

    We have fond memories of visiting Margaret when staying with Marlene and JC at their farm in Heathcote. We know that family and friends will support each other at this time of loss.

    Jo-Anne and Paul Gardner

  4. Norine Baron
    Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    Remembering the lovely Margaret who was dedicated to her family – including the BVO family. We will miss you. I know you all have wonderful memories. Blessings.


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