Doreen Totten (nee Allen)

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Doreen Totten (nee Allen)

October 29, 1927 - March 14, 2020

Died peacefully with family by her side at Extendicare Cobourg on Saturday, March 14, 2020 in her 93rd year. She was the beloved wife of the late George Louis Totten. Dear mother of Catherine (Bill) Bryck of Toronto, Bob (Manuela) of Cobourg and Jim (Luba) of Whitby. Loving grandmother of Michael (Ashley) and Kelly, Victoria (John), Christopher and Alexandra. Also lovingly remembered by Tara (Patrick). Doreen was born and raised in Orangeville, Ontario. After receiving her teaching certificate, she taught school in Orangeville and Brampton. Doreen met George in Brampton and they were married in July, 1951. In 1953, they moved to Cobourg where Doreen supported George in his engineering career in Cobourg until his retirement. Doreen was a past president of Auxiliary Volunteers at Cobourg and District General Hospital and was Social Sponsor for Beta Sigma Phi in Cobourg for many years. A private gathering for the immediate family has been held followed by a cremation. There will be an opportunity for friends to visit with the family at an appropriate time in the future. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Extendicare Cobourg for the loving care and support provided to Doreen over the last 9 years. Arrangements have been entrusted to MacCoubrey Funeral Home 30 King Street East, Cobourg. Memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society – Northumberland Chapter or Diabetes Canada.

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Brian and Sharron WharramSpry - March 29, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Doreen was a beautiful and compassionate lady.

Brian and Sharron Wharram-Spry - March 29, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Multiple Sclerosis Society-Northumberland Chapter

Ralph Torrie - March 24, 2020

Sending condolences on behalf of the Torrie family. As a girl, she was a friend of our parents' from Orangeville days, and it was a thrill for them when circumstances brought them all together again in Cobourg in the 1960's.

Gord Bizzell - March 23, 2020

Cathy and family, I am sad to hear of the loss of your mother. I hope you will cherish the many fond memories developed over the years. I hope to attend the visitation, once announced and get the opportunity to meet up with you.

Susan & Dalt Spicer - March 22, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Multiple Sclerosis Society-Northumberland Chapter

Lyla Johnston - March 22, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Multiple Sclerosis Society-Northumberland Chapter

Claire Collins - March 20, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Diabetes Canada

Ron Bailey - March 20, 2020

Very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing.

David Nichols - March 19, 2020

Sorry for you loss

Cheryl Stewart - March 19, 2020

Cathy, Bob and Jim - Your mother was such a lovely person. She always had a smile and kind word. I am very sorry for your loss.

Don Bourne - March 19, 2020

Sincere condolences to Catherine, Bob and Jim and their respective families on the loss of your mother Doreen. She was greatly respected by all that had the privelege of knowing her and was very supportive of her late husband George in his building (from the ground up) of an Engineering Consulting business that was rated in the top ten provincially. They were a team. Doreen was a gracious lady.Blessings,Don Bourne and family

Alma Beston - March 18, 2020

Doreen was a beautiful and gracious person who my sorority sisters and I in Beta Sigma Phi, thought the world of. My condolences to you her much loved family.

Keren Bradford - March 18, 2020

Please accept my sympathy at this difficult time.

Pat Holmes - March 17, 2020

It is extreme sadness I just read of the passing of this wonderful lady. My heartfelt condolences to their family, especially to Manuela & Bob, time to rest in peace. Shall always remember.Pat

Jayne Dennis - March 16, 2020

Bob and family ...Sorry to read about Doreen..Hugs from this endJaynePsw

Gary & Lisa Ferguson - March 16, 2020

Dear Bob and Manuela, Victoria & John,We are so sorry to hear this news! May you find comfort in all the beautiful memories that you shared over the years! Our thoughts are with all of you!Lisa & Gary