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John "Junior" Macdonald

  LISMORE – John “Junior” MacDonald, 86, Lismore, passed away, Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.   Born in Arisaig, he was a son of the late John “B.” and Mary Florence (MacEachern) MacDonald. He was a life-long member of
LISMORE – John “Junior” MacDonald, 86, Lismore, passed away, Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Arisaig, he was a son of the late John “B.” and Mary Florence (MacEachern) MacDonald. He was a life-long member of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Lismore. Junior served on St. Mary’s Cemetery committee and volunteers for over 60 years with the maintenance of the heating system and parish grounds. He served with the Merigomish and District Volunteer Fire Department for many years. Junior was a self-employed lobster fisherman, farmer and worked for many years at Trenton Works. He always had time to sit and visit with anyone who was willing to talk, particularly about politics and current affairs. Junior greatly enjoyed “watching and listening” to various news broadcasts from Newfoundland to British Columbia. Surviving are his brother, Dougald R. (Sharon) MacDonald, Victoria, B.C.; nieces, Robin and Lisa (Mark); great-niece, Kaelyn; great-nephew, Nathan; many cousins. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sister, Florence Ann “Laura” MacDonald. The family will receive visitors 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Lismore with Father Colin MacKinnon presiding. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. The MacDonald family wish to thank “Junior’s Girls”, Louise Hollingsworth and Joanne MacHardy for the wonderful care they provided. www.pkmacdonald.ca

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