On Thursday August 17, surrounded by loving family and supported by the staff of the Montfort Hospital, Hughie S. MacDonald died at age 87 as a result of complications following a hip fracture. Predeceased by his beloved wife of 58 years, Rhea A. MacDonald (Carrière). Son of the late Angus J. MacDonald and the late Gladys Spicer of Halifax, N.S. and Ottawa. Loving father of Diane (Gary Menard) of Calgary, Cynthia (Mike Smith) of Almonte, and Gordon (Valerie) of Almonte. Loving Grandpa to Lise Menard-Borissov (Alexei) of Calgary, Danielle Miller (Dwayne) of Lethbridge, Melanie Marshall (Luke) of Burlington, Rochelle York (Nick) of Ottawa, and Dana St.Louis (Chad) of Ottawa. Loving Great Grandpa to Andrew, Alyssa, Jake, Elliott, Lucas and soon to arrive great granddaugher. Also survived by sister Marilyn (Donald Lancaster) of Moncton and brother James (Joanne) of Orleans. Predeceased by brother Leverett.
At Hugh’s request, there will be no visitation at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in Holy Name of Mary Parish (Almonte, 134 Bridge St.) at 11:00 AM on Friday, September 1.
Please join us for a Celebration of Life at the Almonte Civitan Hall commencing at 12:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Memorial Fund of Holy Name of Mary Church, Almonte General Hospital Foundation, Montfort Hospital Foundation, or Almonte Country Haven (Residents’ Programming). Thank you to Dr. Rossi and to those who loved and cared for our Dad at Almonte Country Haven for the past three years.
Funeral Arrangements Entrusted Into The Care Of
C.R. Gamble Funeral Home & Chapel Inc.
(127 Church St., Almonte, ON. 613-256-3313)
Condolences & tributes: www.crgamble.com