A Celebration Of Life: Doris Legault

Doris Joan Legault (Dunn)
Saturday, August 6th, 1938 – Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

LEGAULT, Doris Joan — Peacefully, with her family by her side, at Lapointe Fisher Nursing Home, Guelph, on Thursday, May 23, 2019. Doris Joan (Dunn) Legault, in her 81st year, was the beloved wife of the late Martin Legault (2008). She was the loving mother of Christine Legault, Donna and her husband Robin Eby, Sharon Legault and her partner Paul Fitchett, James Legault and his partner Cindy Hiscock all of Guelph. Doris was the proud Nana of Lisa (Norm Fish), Amanda (Keith Moreau), and Melissa (Warren Hutton), and special G.G. of Cody and Kaitlyn Fish. Survived John and Nat Legault, Rick Legault, Maurice Legault and by many nieces and nephews in the Dunn and Legault families.

Doris was born on August 6, 1938. She was the youngest to the late James and Margaret Dunn in Arthur, Ontario. She is the sole survivor of her immediate family and the only one to reach the age of eighty. She is predeceased by her parents, her brother Jack, her sisters Jean, Nora, Beatrice, Viola, and Theresa, her mother and father-in-law Philip and Albertine Legault, her brother-in-law Edgar, and her sister-in-law Jean and Brian O’Donnell. She moved to Guelph at the age of 17 or 18 and got a job at Bell Canada. She was at dinner one day with a friend when Martin Legault walked in. She turned to her friend and said there’s the man I will marry. They were married on February 16, 1957 and remained so until his death on July 9, 2008. She missed him very much. They are together and are at peace.

Resting at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, Dublin Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph, where the family will receive friends on Sunday, May 26, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church, 98 Alice St., Guelph, on Monday, May 27, 2019 at 11 a.m. Entombment, Our Lady Immaculate Mausoleum, Marymount Cemetery, Guelph.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to Diabetes Canada would be appreciated by the family. Donation cards available at the funeral home 519-822-4731 or send condolences at

The family wish to express their special thanks to everyone at Lapointe Fisher Nursing Home, the Nottingham neighbourhood, the Elliott, and Forest Heights Nursing Home, Kitchener for all their wonderful care.

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