Lois M. (Hager) McDonough, age 91, of Leet Township since 1951, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 23, 2019 at her home with her family present. Lois, born February 26, 1928 in Luzerne Township, was one of five to the late William Franklin and Helen Louise (Crago) Hager. Lois married the love of her life on August 29, 1950, William R. McDonough, Sr. They had 57 cherished years of marriage until he passed on April 12, 2007. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter Linda, sisters Betty Marlock and Ida Ora Anderson and brother Russell Hager. She is the beloved mother of Jane (Henry) Uechi, Jacqueline W. Dawson, Pamela Burgett and William R. McDonough, Jr.; loving grandmother of Henry Uechi and Robert (Kylie) Dawson; devoted sister of Doris Bailes; proud great grandmother of Myra Kay (Jordan) Hoffart and Ben Dawson; along with many loving nieces and nephews. Lois was a member of Presbyterian Church of Leetsdale where she was superintendent for both Bible School and Sunday School. She had worked as a teacher’s aid and nurses’ aid for Quaker Valley and volunteered at Sewickley Valley Hospital. Lois was co-owner and operator with Kay Grace of Victorian Vignette “miniature shop” in Sewickley. Lois felt the most important part of her life was when her children were born and of course when the grandchildren arrived. Visitation will be held at Copeland’s Sewickley on Monday, August 26, 2019, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. with a service at 7:30 p.m., Pastor Russel Shuluga officiant. Burial will be private, later at Sewickley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, because of their wonderful care, family suggests donations in her name to AHN Hospice. Make checks to Healthcare@ Home, Office of Fund Development Hospice and Palliative Care, 4818 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15224.
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