Obituary of John James McDonald
John McDonald passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with cancer with his family beside him on July 11, 2019. He was 63 years of age. Predeceased by his parents Vincent & Rose Ann (Fleming) McDonald, brothers; Vincent, Tony, Dave, Jerry, Jim and Dennis, sisters; Betty, Effie, Mary, Louise and Barbara. Leaving to mourn brothers; Ray, Glen, (Alice Spencer), Paul, sisters; Jeanette (George) Rose, Doreen (Ricky) Dyke, Cathy (Robert) White. Also leaving to mourn Special nephews and their children, Jason (Jasmine) White (Ember and Wryn), Rodney White (Chloe & Rodney), Todd McDonald (Riley, Hanna, Mackenzie, Jake and Lea), Matt McDonald, Shane Spencer and Zach Thorne. Special nieces Dina (Richard) Norman (Ethan, Paige and Josh), Natalie (Darren) Drover and family; and a circle of friends. Public visitation will be on Saturday 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral service will take place on Sunday, July 14th at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Grand Falls-Windsor. Pallbearers are brothers; Glen & Paul McDonald, nephews; Rodney White, Robert White, Richard Norman and Matt McDonald.
John was a kind, loving person who loved to make everyone laugh. He loved family gatherings, walking to McDonalds to have coffee with the boys and bring his sister lunch at her work place. He had a big heart and would do anything for anyone. All the kids loved uncle John, he paid a lot of attention to them and made them laugh. When he knew someone was coming home for a visit he was like a big kid who couldn’t wait. He was the strongest, most courageous man we have ever known. Family meant everything to him. He will be forever loved and missed by all that knew him.
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