Mary Ellen (MacDonald) Doying

July 18, 1946 ~ April 7, 2019 (age 72)

Mary Ellen (MacDonald) Doying

Satsuma, FL


Mary Ellen Doying, 72, formerly of Essex Junction and South Hero, passed away April 7, 2019.  She was born July 18, 1946, in Burlington, VT to Ronald B. and Ellen (Whitehill) MacDonald.  Mary graduated from South Burlington High School and worked at the Chittenden Bank and University of Vermont. 


She married Rexford Doying in 1984 He predeceased her in 2014.


In her spare time, Mary enjoyed camping, boating in Vermont and Florida and singing in the Methodist Church choir as well as playing her violin and singing solos for services.


Surviving to cherish her memory are her children Matthew Cornell, Lori Lavigne and Nancy Limoges; her sister Elizabeth MacDonald Durovich, 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Also survived by her niece Kimberly Evans, and her nephews Patrick Evans and Sean Evans.


In addition to her husband, Rexford, Mary was predeceased by her parents.


The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.







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