Hubert Clarence “Bert” McDonald, 67, Pictou Landing, passed away peacefully, Thursday, May 11, 2023, at home, surrounded by the love of his family and friends.
Born in Springhill, he was a son of Frances (Bird) McDonald, Springhill and the late Arthur Sidney McDonald. Bert was employed as a machinist with Michelin Tire, Granton for 35 years. He was a marksman and thoroughly enjoyed competitive shooting, a sport that gathered him many treasured friends. Bert was an accomplished gunsmith, a well-respected artist. He was a hard-worker, terrific father and grandfather, and loving husband.
Surviving are his wife of 41 years, Mary Alice McDonald; sons, Steven McDonald, Stellarton; Kevin McDonald, Calgary, Alta.; grandchildren, Danielle, Marcy and Carlee; sisters-in-law, Cathy, Annie, Kathy, Faye (Jody) and Debbie (Jim); brothers-in-law, Joey (Stella), Kenny, Robbie (Mary) and Paul (Amanda); many nieces and nephews.
Besides his father, Arthur, he was predeceased by sister, Brenda MacAloney; brother, Frankie; brothers-in-law, Carl and Lester.
In honour of Bert, a private service will be held at a later date.
Donations may be made in Bert’s memory to the Pictou County Palliative Care Society.