Mary MacDougall

Obituary of Mary Bridget MacDougall

MacDougall: Mary Bridget (nee Flynn)

It is with deep sadness that our family announces the peaceful passing of our dear mother, Mary Bridget MacDougall (nee Flynn), on Thursday, November 2nd, 2023, at Rocmaura – Garden Court, Saint John, New Brunswick. Mary was born in St. Margarets, Northumberland County, New Brunswick, on July 7th, 1923. The youngest child of James Flynn Jr. and Cecilia Flynn (nee Power); she was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Besides her parents, Mary was predeceased by her husband Alexander Hugh MacDougall (1980); her four brothers, James Flynn (Elizabeth), Warman Flynn (age 3 years, pneumonia), Harold Flynn, and Joseph Flynn; her three sisters Jane Dunn (Owen), Lilian Trebble (Russell), and Maria Nowlan (Lee).

Mary is survived by her son Clinton MacDougall, as well as by her three daughters, Donna Abbott (Joseph) and Patricia Morton (Barry), both of Grand Bay – Westfield, and Darlene Cosman (the late Lloyd), of Saint John. Mary will be forever remembered by her six grandchildren, Shaun (Kara), Aaron (Kelly), Amy, Stephen (Megan), Alexander (Malorie), James (Edwina), and her two great grandchildren, Camden, and Mason.

A sincere thank you to Brenda Wilson and the staff of Rocmaura-Garden Court, for the care and concern shown to Mary through the years.

Friends and family will be received at Brenan’s Funeral Home (506-634-7424), 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, on Monday, November 6th, 2023, from 12 noon until the time of a Funeral Liturgy at 1pm. A reception will immediately follow. Interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Saint John.

A Memorial Mass will be held at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Saturday, December 30th, 2023, at 5pm.

Donations in Mary’s memory may be made to the Rocmaura Foundation or a charity of your choice. Online condolences and memories may be shared at

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