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OBIT: Mary Margaret Dundore 1928 -- 2004 Portland Oregon

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OBIT: Mary Margaret Dundore 1928 -- 2004 Portland Oregon

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Posted as a random act of genealogical kindness, no relation to me and no further info available from me, sorry. Copied here under the Fair Use provisions for non-commercial research use, qualifying under subsections (1) - (4) of U.S. Code Title 17 Chapter 1 Sec. 107 regarding copyrights. -- LS

Published in The Oregonian on 4/14/2004.

Dr. Mary Margaret Dundore

DUNDORE, DR. MARY MARGARET Dr. Mary Margaret Dundore, who died April 10, was born in Portland on March 14, 1928, to John G. Dundore and Genevieve Clancy Dundore.

She attended Holy Child Academy and graduated from the University of Oregon where she was a member of Gamma Phi Beta and Mu Phi Epsilon. She attended The Julliard School and Columbia University in New York, and received her doctorate in music at the University of Washington.

She sang in the Portland Opera. She belonged to All Saints Catholic parish and was a member of the Archbishop's Seminary Tea Committee. She was a faculty member emeritus of the Community Music Center. Dr. Dundore was a member of the Junior League and the Multnomah Athletic Club.

She was the Dean of Women at St. Mary's College in Notre Dame, Ind. She returned to Portland and was Dean of Women at the University of Portland for many years, and was the Director of Cultural Programs at the university until her retirement. A member of the Advisory Committee on campus art, she was instrumental in acquiring the ''Christ the Teacher'' large bronze figure grouping by Donovan Peterson, which is on the university campus near the Mago Hunt Center.

Surviving relatives are her sister, Joan Sullivan; aunt, Miss Dorothy Dundore; nephews, Mike, Brian and Chris Sullivan; and six great-nephews and nieces.

A funeral Mass will be held in St. Pius X Catholic Church at 11 a.m. on Wednesday April 14. A rosary will be said on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. in Hennessey Goetsch & McGee Funeral Directors. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to the Mary Margaret Dundore Scholarship Fund at the Community Music Center or the University of Portland.

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