Doris L. McHale

October 11, 2020


   Doris L. McHale, 94, a resident of Oswego passed away on October 11, 2020 at the Oswego Hospital.
   Born in Oswego, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Lena (Thurston) Gorman. She was a graduate of the Oswego High School and had attended Oswego State.
    She was a homemaker who was dedicated to her family, friends and her dog.
    Doris was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Church and the Legion of Mary.
    She was a member of Gloria Stevens and was a longtime member of the YMCA.
    Doris was on the Oswego Hospital Auxiliary Board, loved to travel, her trips to the casino and enjoyed walking. She enjoyed watching golf and the SU Men's Basketball team
      Surviving are her two daughters, Colleen McHale of Oswego, Maureen (Donald Young) McHale of Tullahoma, Tenn., four grandchildren, Ellen Tonkin, Kevin Comerford, John Musico, Matthew Musico, five great grandchildren and her dog Maggie.
       She was predeceased by the love of her life, husband, John "Jack" McHale and her daughter, Jeannine McHale Babcock.
       Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11:00 from St. Mary's Church.
       Facial masks are required for the service due to NYS Mandates.
       Entombment will be in All Saint's Mausoleum.
       There are no calling hours.
       In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary's Chuch, 103 West Seventh St., Oswego, N.Y. 13126 or to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105.
      Arrangements are in care of the Dowdle Funeral Home.

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