Funeral service for the late John Joseph ‘Joe’ MacDonald, 73, Southside Harbour, Antigonish County, was held July 13 in Ste Croix Church, Pomquet, with Father Andrew Gillies officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Mr. MacDonald died June 5, 2019, at home.
Readers at the funeral Mass were Jennifer and Mary Beth Chisholm. Colin and Janet Chisholm presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by Donna and Ed Benoit.
Urn bearer was John Alex MacDonald.
Born in Antigonish, he was the son of the late John Angus and Margaret Anne MacDonald. He was a life-time resident of the Harbour. He was raised and died on the farm which has been in the family for over 200 years. He looked forward each summer to the visits from his family from away.
He is survived by three sisters, Colette MacDonald, Antigonish; Christina (David) Smith, Oakville, Ontario; Annabelle MacDonald, Toronto; two nephews, Sean (Kim) Smith, their children, Laura and Megan; Brian (Wendy) Smith, their children, Kyla and Dylan.
He was predeceased by a sister, Catherine.
Memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Online condolences: www.MacIsaacs.ca