Clifford MacDonald

Obituary of Clifford Reid MacDonald

MACLELLAN’S BROOK – Clifford Reid MacDonald, 72, passed away peacefully, Monday, October 26, 2020 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow with his wife by his side. Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late Clifford and Margaret Ann (Reid) MacDonald. Clifford joined the Canadian Army on November 10, 1966 and served with the Black Watch in Cyprus (1967-68), completing his service on April 15, 1969. He had been employed with the former Trenton Works, Ed. Stewart Well Drilling, Shaw Brick and as a log and pulp cutter. Clifford was the family “go to guy”, who was called to fix everything. He was an avid Toronto Maple Leaf and Blue Jay fan. Clifford leaves a rich legacy of hard work and love of family. Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Marcella Anne “Nan” (Coady); son, Scott (Heather) MacDonald, MacLellan’s Brook; Gloria (Todd) Tree, Abercombie; Paulette MacDonald (Kenneth), Scotsburn; Marilyn MacDonald, MacLellan’s Brook; grandchildren, Chad, Sheena (Brendon), Heidi (Lucas), David (Melanie), Erika (Ryan), Marcella (Regan), Annabelle, Justin, Dylan, Morgan (Cameron) and Ryan; great-grandchildren, Hunter, Adrianna, Madelyn, Cade, Natalie, Wyatt, Ryleigh and Logan; sisters, Mary Ellen (Ellery) Cameron, Norma Jean (Bill) MacDonald and Margie (Wayne) Fanning; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary, Pearl (Raymond), Sheila, Marina, Corrine, Helen (Jackie), Mary (John), Elsie, Ross (Cathy), Tommy (Louise), Gary (Doreen), Ranny (Velvet) and William “Willie”; many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sister, Catherine Diane in infancy; brother, John A. “Jackie” MacDonald; sisters-in-law, Margaret “Mickey”, Debbie, Pauline; brothers-in-law, John “Pee-Wee”, Robert “Bobby”, George, Gerry, Calvin and Delbert. Clifford’s family wish to thank the Pictou County VON, especially his “sunshine”, Dawn; the Aberdeen Hospital Palliative Care Unit staff; Dr. Gregor MacLean and Dr. Anne Kwasnik-Krawczyk. The family will receive visitors 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, October 28, 2020 in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow from where a private service will be held with Rev. Dr. Glen Matheson officiating. Interment will be in Castle Hill Cemetery, MacLellan’s Brook. Family flowers only. If desired, donations may be made in Clifford’s memory to the Aberdeen Health Foundation Palliative Care Unit Endowment. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Clifford Reid MacDonald, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.
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P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Email Details 536 Merigomish Road New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 5E3 Directions
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