Mary Beth (McGowan) Doriot, age 61, of Stryker, passed away on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, in care of hospice and nursing staff at Evergreen Manor in Montpelier, surrounded by her family. Prior to her retirement, Mary had worked as a medical secretary for Community Hospitals and Wellness Center – Bryan and also the Defiance Regional Hospital.
Mary was born in Wauseon, on January 23, 1954, the daughter of Lowell McGowan and the late Anna (Clark) McGowan. Mary attended Stryker Methodist Church. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed making crochet, knit and sewing crafts.
Surviving are her two sons, Andrew (fiancé, Darlene) Doriot of West Unity and Nicholas (Kelly) Doriot of Pelzer, SC. Five grandchildren, Logan, Breanna, Emma, Nico, Jaks and Aeowyn; and her Father, Lowell (Gladys) McGowan of Montpelier. Also surviving is one brother, William (partner, Craig) McGowan of Ft. Wayne, IN.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Anna McGowan and brother, Charles McGowan.
Visitation for Mary will be held on Friday, February 27, 2015 from 12:00 – 3:00 P.M. and 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the Grisier Funeral Home in Stryker. The funeral service will immediately follow at 700 P.M. with Pastor Walter Hicks, officiating. In lieu of flowers or plants, memorial donations can be made to the Community Tissue Services of Northwest Ohio.