Robert E. McDougald, 75, of Port Washington, died on April 23, 2005. Born in Orange, NJ, he was a graduate of Duke University and a veteran of the Korean War who had a successful career with the NY Telephone Company. He was an avid reader with a keen intellect who had a passion for the New York Times crossword puzzle. His love, guidance and sense of humor will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy of 50 years; and three children, Bruce, Ellen and Claire; as well as many nieces and nephews. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 120 W. 14th St., New York, NY 10011 or St. Francis Hospital Foundation, 100 Port Washington Blvd., Roslyn, NY 11576.