Douglas Joseph MacDonald

December 7, 1923 ~ October 3, 2020 (age 96)


It is with broken hearts, we the family of Douglas Joseph MacDonald announce his passing on October 3, 2020 in the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital as the last surviving member of his immediate family. Born in Sydney, he was a son of the late Alec B and Sarah MacDonald. He was a welder and worked in construction throughout his adult life.

Douglas in survived by his wife of 70 years, Sophie (Musyczyn); daughter Anne (Robert) Livingstone; son Doug Jr (Carol); brother & sister in law, Mike and June Musyczyn and their family; niece Brenda (Duncan) Lewis; as well as 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his daughters Carol MacDonald and Debbie (Edgar) Morrison; brother John, sister Abie MacNeil and sister-in-law Mary MacDonald.

We want to give a heartfelt thanks to the doctors and staff of New Waterford Heights for your loving care of "Papa" for almost two years.

Cremation has taken place with a private family service to be held at a later date.


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