2013-01-24 / Obituaries

Annie Doran


Annie Doran Annie Doran Annie “Anna” Doran of Toronto, Ontario, Canada died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Toronto East General Hospital with her family at her side.

Anna was born on Feb. 21, 1933, in Scotland and grew up in Ardrossan, Scotland. In 1954, she sailed on the Queen Mary, celebrating her 21st birthday aboard ship to marry Joseph Doran of Stevenston, Scotland in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. They married Oct. 2, 1954, at St. Basil’s Cathedral and together had three children, Joseph, John, and Alison.

Anna loved big band music, old musicals, ballroom dancing, and took much pleasure in her children and grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Alice and Gilbert McDonald, Anna was preceded in death by her husband in 1978 and her eldest son Joseph in 1963.

Survivors include her son John (Trish) Doran of Loretto, Ontario, Canada, and her daughter Alison (Terry) Jones of Manistique, Mich.; four grandchildren, Joseph, Edward, Meghan and Melanie; and her sister Inez Waldron of England.

Anna was laid to rest at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery on Jan. 7.

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