OBIT – JOHN BORDEN MACDONALD

 

Little Johnny MacDonald born at Point Aconi and raised at Point Aconi and Alder Point

The passing of John (Little Johnny) MacDonald of Fredericton, NB, husband of Pauline (Drummond) MacDonald, occurred on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. Born on April 13, 1923 in Point Aconi, Cape Breton, NS, he was a son of the late John and Louise (Godbout) MacDonald. John was a Veteran of WWII having served overseas with the Merchant Marine. He was affiliated with Nashwaaksis United Church. John was involved with Liberty Lodge in Ontario, Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star Past Patron and Past District Governor of Oromocto Lions Club.

In addition to his wife, John is survived by his daughters, Mary Jean MacDonald of Burlington, ON, Louise De Caire (Danny) of Dunnville, ON and Alice Horsley of Milton, ON; sons, Wayne of Oakville, ON, Rev. John (Vivian) of Florida, Danny (Gisele) of Fredericton, NB, Angus (Lina) of Stoney Creek, ON and Alexander (Rhonda) of Whitehorse, YK; step sons Darrell R. Carr(Diane) and Eric D. Carr (Dixie) both of Geary, NB four step grand children and one great grandchild; 13 grandchildren; great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, John was predeceased by one great grandson; sisters, Walda and Louise MacDonald; brother, Alexander MacDonald.

Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive, Fredericton on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 4 are asked to assemble at the funeral home on Tuesday at 7 pm for a Legion Tribute Service. A Funeral Service will take place at Nashwaaksis United Church on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 2 pm with Rev. Franklin Curtis officiating. Interment will take place in Preston Carr Cemetery, Geary in the spring. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Personal condolences may be offered through http://www.yorkfh.com

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