Theresa Dougal

Obituary of Theresa "Terri" Kay Dougal

Theresa “Terri” Kay Dougal, 60, of Fairmont, passed away unexpectedly in her home on Sunday, December 3, 2017.  She was born April 6, 1957 in Fairmont, a daughter of Grace P. Schafer Riffle and the late Carl Burton Riffle, Sr.  She is survived by her husband, John Wilbert Dougal, Sr., whom she married on August 29, 1980.

Terri was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.  She was a 1976 graduate of East Fairmont High School.  She was currently employed by Circle K working with food preparation and as a cashier.  Terri had previously worked for over 10 years with Walmart as a cashier and in the fabric department, as well as with Westinghouse Corporation in Fairmont.  Terri loved baking. She made several wedding cakes for family and friends and often donated baked goods for funeral dinners at church.  She also enjoyed sewing blankets and clothing for the family children as well as several wedding and pageant dresses for friends and relatives.  She enjoyed playing bingo and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren and family.

In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by her son, John W. and his wife McKenzie Dougal, Jr of Waynesburg, PA; her grandchildren, Skyler Swartz and Eva Dougal; her siblings, Carl B. Riffle, Jr of Fairmont, Kevin Riffle of CA, Pam and her husband Chuck Hartman of Fairmont, Susan and her husband Roy Cowger of Fairmont, Linda and her husband Joe Pheasant of Fairmont, David and his wife Tammy Riffle of Fairmont, Frank Riffle of Fairmont, Patty and her husband Ben Sine of Fairmont, and Michael and his wife Robin Riffle of Fairmont.  She is also survived by her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Darrel and Florence Dougal, Sr. of Fairmont, as well as several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to the Immaculate Conception Church, 406 Alta Vista Avenue, Fairmont, WV  26554 or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA  22215.

Friends and family may visit the Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia Street, Fairmont, WV on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 2PM until 8PM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 11AM at the Immaculate Conception Church, 405 Alta Vista Avenue, Fairmont with Father Jojan Joseph C.S.T. as celebrant.  Interment will follow at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Fairmont, WV.  Online condolences may be made to