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James Duncan ‘Jim’ MacDonald

Funeral service for the late James Duncan ‘Jim’ MacDonald, 76, was held November 15 in Saint Mother Teresa of Kolkata Church, Halifax, with Father Timothy MacDonald, S.A., officiating. Burial will take place at Mount Olivet Cemetery at a later
Funeral service for the late James Duncan ‘Jim’ MacDonald, 76, was held November 15 in Saint Mother Teresa of Kolkata Church, Halifax, with Father Timothy MacDonald, S.A., officiating. Burial will take place at Mount Olivet Cemetery at a later date. Mr. MacDonald died November 9, 2018, in the QEII Health Services Centre, Halifax. Born January 25, 1942, in Antigonish, he was the son of the late Archie and Johanna (Bray) MacDonald, Lower Glencoe, Guysborough County. He began his career with the Bank of Nova Scotia in the mid1960s becoming a branch manager in the late 1970s. In 1979, he left the bank and joined the Provincial Department of Justice as the court supervisor with the Nova Scotia Supreme Court, and the provincial courts in Bedford and Halifax, retiring from head office in 2009. He served as a Justice of the Peace and the clerk of Small Claims Court. He was very active in Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta Church, formerly Saint Stephen’s, serving on the parish council, finance committee, Msgr. Leo Murphy Scholarship Fund Committee. He also served his church as a Eucharistic minister, reader and counter. He enjoyed playing cards, fishing, riding his ATV. He is survived by his wife, Marlene, Halifax; three sons, Neil (Tanya) Halifax; Sandy, Stellarton; Terrence (Dayna), Calgary; four grandchildren, Charlotte, Stephen, Halifax; Cameron, Madison, Calgary; five sisters, Mary Sadie MacDonald, Anne (Johnny) Landry, Martha McDonald, Helen (Henry) Delory, Mary Anne (Brian) Flemming; four brothers, Duncan MacDonald, Dan (Jean) MacDonald, Eddie MacDonald, Roddie MacDonald; many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his uncle, Angus MacDonald; parents-in-law, Neil and Florence MacDonald; two brothers-in-law, John MacDonald, Charles McDonald; sister-in-law, Darlene MacDonald. Memorial donations may be made to the QEII Health Services Foundation, Society of Saint Vincent de Paul or the Terry Fox Foundation. Online condolences: www.jasnowfuneralhome.com

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