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  • "Dearest Carmen, We were so sorry to hear of John's passing...."
    - Judy & Frank Sullivan
  • "Please accept our condolences. You remain in our thoughts..."
    - Vera & Sonny Green
  • "Queridos primos, querida Ligia: tuve la suerte de compartir..."
    - Silvia Barragán
  • "Querido tío Lo poco que pude compartir con ustedes me..."
    - Silvia Barragán
  • "Querida, tía Ligia, sabemos que ahora, tiene media vida en..."
    - Pablo Maldonado
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(Age 87)  

Passed away on January 5, 2013 in Chevy Chase, MD. Beloved husband of Carmen Ligia Barragan MacDougall; devoted father of John L. MacDougall (Lisa Roberts), Patricia F. MacDougall (Isidro Pliego), Neal A. MacDougall (Denise Taylor) and Carmen E. MacDougall (Paul Allen); and loving grandfather of seven grandchildren.
Born in Weymouth, Massachusetts to John Angus and Florence MacDougall, he served in the Navy during World War II. A graduate of Boston College, he worked as an actuary in the Social Security Administration and as a consulting actuary for Murray Latimer, Alexander & Alexander, Edward H. Friend & Co. and Foster Higgins. He was a member of the American Academy of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.
Active in his communities, he helped build Hollin Meadows Swim and Tennis Club, St. Louis Catholic Church and Good Shepherd Catholic Church, all in Alexandria, Virginia; as well as a community center at St. John Parish in Darien, Connecticut. While retired in Savannah, Georgia, he was active in the food pantry of St. James Catholic Church.
A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, January 9 at 11 a.m. at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament on Quesada Street, NW in Washington, D.C. Contributions may be made in John MacDougall's memory to the Maryknoll Sisters who work for peace and social justice worldwide, or Development, Maryknoll Sisters, PO Box 317, Maryknoll, NY 10545-0317

Published in The Washington Post from Jan. 8 to Jan. 9, 2013
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