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Shirley Lee (Buxton) Doumont

November 18, 1943 ~ December 27, 2018 (age 75)

Shirley Lee Doumont, 75, of Hickory, died Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Washington Hospital.

She was born November 18, 1943 in Washington; a daughter of the late John and Millicent (Bigler) Buxton.

Mrs. Doumont was a 1962 graduate of Washington High School.

She worked as a school van driver for Jake Schneider Contracting for the past 40 years.

Mrs. Doumont was a cancer survivor. She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Township Volunteer Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary. She was a member of the Thursday Morning Tea Toters bowling league, bowled in the USBC Women’s Championship for 29 years and was inducted into the Washington County Bowling Hall of Fame.

She enjoyed baking cookies, shopping and traveling. She was a Steeler’s enthusiast and loved “Big Ben”. Her greatest joy was time spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

On June 26, 1965, she married Dale J. Doumont Sr., who survives.

Also surviving are three daughters, Sherri (John) McGivern of Hickory, Lori (Butch) Shuman of Washington and Michelle (Mike) Vereb of McDonald; a son, Dale J. (Michelle) Doumont Jr. of Dearborn Heights, MI; fourteen grandchildren, Christina (J.P.) Molinaro, Melissa (Mike) Zimmerman, Nicholas Shuman, Johnna McGivern, Victoria McGivern, Elizabeth Doumont, Tanner Doumont, Rebecca Shuman, Susan Doumont, Pvt. Austin Rudy, Gwendlyn Doumont, Noah Vereb, Wyatt Vereb and Gunnar Vereb; and four great grandchildren, Charlie Molinaro, Jameson Molinaro, Bailey Shuman and Waylynn Zimmerman.

Deceased are a grandson, Dillon Doumont; a brother, Jack Buxton; and a sister, Lyde Buxton.

Friends will be received from 5-8 pm Saturday and 12-4 pm Sunday at Nation Funeral Home, Inc., 220 E. Lincoln Ave., McDonald, where services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, December 31, 2018 with Rev. Sue Petritis officiating.  Burial will follow in Mt. Prospect Cemetery, Hickory. Online condolences, photos and additional information are available at

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