MacRae, Waive “Donelda”

December 13, 1937 - June 25, 2016

MACRAE, Waive “Donelda” – Age 78 of Brigden passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved wife of Duncan John MacRae for 52 years. Loving mother of Christine (Bruce) Laidlaw of Sarnia, Robert (Jennifer) MacRae of Guelph, Peter (Angie) MacRae of Brigden. Cherished grandmother of Justin Cumming, Julie Cumming, Stephanie MacRae, Kaden MacRae, Hunter Johnson, Logan MacRae and Morgan MacRae. Dear sister of Della (Russell) McLean and sister-in-law of Cathy Scott. Predeceased by her parents Walter and Mary Ethel (Mills) Scott, daughter Sandra Jane MacRae (1970), brothers Dean, Keith, Ewart and Howard (Sue) Scott. Donelda was a member of the Moore Agricultural Society for many years.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9pm.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Rev. Jo-Anne Symington officiating. Interment to follow at Bear Creek Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.


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  1. To Duncan and family sorry for the loss of your wife and mother our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Dear Duncan and family. I was sad to hear about the passing of your wife. Prayers of strength and peace at this difficult time.

    Your mail lady

  3. Duncan and Family, our deepest condolences in the passing of your dear wife and mother. We have such fond memories when our kids were young. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. She will be greatly missed.

  4. How cherished a childhood to have grown up next door to this kind woman. My heart goes to the entire MacRae family.

  5. Dunc and Family, deepest sympathy in the passing of Donelda. May your memories of all the good times you had as a family help ease your pain.

  6. To Duncan & Family
    Sorry to hear of the passing of your wife, friend ,mother,& grandmother
    Donelda will be missed by all

  7. So sorry to hear of the loss of your wife and Mom. Donelda was a great lady with a heart bigger than life itself. She will be greatly missed