PORTLAND — Lucy T. McDonough, 67, died unexpectedly Jan. 1
She was born in Poland on Sept. 10, 1941, a daughter of Ferdynand and Albina Malec.
The family moved to the United States in 1951.
She graduated from Portland High School and attended Northeast Business School.
She married U.S. Army Capt. James M. McDonough at St. Louis Church in Portland and was widowed at a young age when he died on Aug. 2, 1966, while serving in Vietnam.
For the past 30 years, she worked as head bookkeeper for Northern Burner Supply Co. of Portland and was an extremely dedicated employee.
She was a communicant of St. Louis Church and as a young woman was a champion bowler.
McDonough always kept up on current events and world politics. She had a keen mind and enjoyed cards and board games. She derived great pleasure from her grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband James and by her sister Gladys Juc.
Survivors include a son, Michael F. McDonough and his wife Virginia of Winchester, Mass.; sister Alina Waterhouse and her husband Raymond of Portland; brother Alfred Malec of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; grandchildren Alexander and Henry McDonough of Winchester, Mass., and many loving nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours were held on Tuesday. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Jan. 7, at St. Louis Church, 279 Danforth St. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, South Portland.
Arrangements are by Conroy-Tully Crawford Funeral Home, 172 State St.
Memorial donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814.