Marjorie Ruth Dowd, 92, of Alpena passed away Monday, March 2, 2020, at Besser Senior Living Community.
Marjorie Ruth McMahon was born on December 25, 1927 in Menasha, Wisconsin to the late Albert and Grace (Hawley) McMahon. On August 8, 1964, she married Walter Dowd in Lincoln Park, Michigan. Marjorie was a teacher for Alpena Public Schools for 15 years, retiring in 1988. She was an active member of All Saints Parish and Altar Society, hospital auxiliary for 50 plus years, Right to Life, VFW Auxiliary, and an American Red Cross volunteer.
Surviving are her husband, Walter; two sons, Thomas Dowd, David (Holly) Dowd; three grandchildren, Brendan, Madison and Carson Grace.
Mrs. Dowd was preceded in death by her siblings, Robert McMahon, Dick McMahon, and Eilene McMahon.
Memorial visitation will take place Monday at St. Anne Church of All Saints Parish from 10 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at noon with Rev. Scott Lawler officiating. Arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.
Inurnment: Holy Cross Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to All Saints School.
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