Marie McDonagh, resident of Merced, CA and a DHS Associate since 2003, entered life eternal on April 5th, 2020 after a brief illness.
Marie, noted for her great sense of humanity and humor, personified the gentle and compassionate Christ in her professional and personal life.
Marie, proud mother, grandmother and great grandmother, lived to bring happiness and joy to others. She gave herself fully to whatever task she undertook and saw it through to completion . She loved working with others to achieve the same goals and was a superb motivator.
Marie held a variety of positions among which we can count her volunteer hours in the local church office, service to her civic community as a board member of the County Retirees Association and MERCO Credit Union. As an Associate, Marie was always looking for new recruits and was an enthusiastic member of the initial and ongoing formation teams in Merced. Marie also served as Treasurer of the California Associates.
Marie had a captivating personality and knew how to bring out the best in her family, friends and fellow Associates. Her smile was captivating and her kindness radiated to all.
Marie, may you rest in peace and joy in the Lord you served so well during your productive lifetime as you shared your gifts with all who touched your life.