McDonald, Dennis

November 18, 1941 ~ January 5, 2015

McDONALD, Dennis Murray – Age 73 of Brigden, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 5, 2015 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved husband of Cheryl McDonald (nee Holbrough) for 49 years. Loving father of Darryl (Shelly Xie) McDonald of Toronto and Michelle (Zack) Young of Port Sanilac, Michigan. Cherished grandfather of Andrew, Sean, Shea and Ryan McDonald. Dear brother of Ruth (late Fred) Harris. Survived by brother and sister-in-laws as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Murray and Dorothy (Moses) McDonald.

VISITATION
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Thursday, January 8, 2015 from 1-4pm.

MEMORIAL SERVICE
A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 9, 2015 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment will follow at Bear Creek Cemetery. Rev. Jill Rogers officiating.

DONATIONS
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Kidney Foundation or Sarnia Organ Donors (SODA)

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Condolences (23)

  1. Dear Cheryl and family, So sorry to hear about Dennis. Wish we could be there for the funeral, but the weather is nasty up our way. Cherish your memories.Sincerely, cousin Jeannette and Aunt Jeanne McDonald, Wingham, On.

  2. Dear Cheryl and family, So sorry to hear about Dennis. Cherish your memories. Wish we had kept in touch more over the years. Our thoughts are with you. Sincerely, cousin Jeannette , cousin Larry and Aunt Jeanne McDonald, Wingham, On.

  3. Michelle and Family,
    We’re so sorry to hear about your father’s death. Losing a close family member is always difficult. Please let us know if there is anything that we can do to assist you during this trying time.
    You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Sincerely,
    Your Affiliated Family

  4. Our sincere sympathy to you and all of your family. Our apologies for not being able to come to the funeral home. We are out visiting our youngest son in fort Saskatchewan Alberta and won’t be home until late Saturday.

  5. Dear Cheryl, Darryl and Michelle
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Dennis. I wish we had been closer over the last several years. I have many fond memories of Dennis as a child out at Aunt Dots and Uncle Muz’s farm when we were young. Dad is not up to the journey to Brigden but please know we are thinking of you. Our deepest sympathy. Cousin Nancy and Uncle Meril.

  6. Darryl,
    I am so sorry to hear about your father’s passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you and your family. You have my very deepest sympathy.

  7. Dear Darryl,
    My deepest condolences to you and your family.
    Your family will be in our thoughts and our prayers
    Patricio Family (Kevin)

  8. So sorry to hear of your loss. Words are never easy to find any comfort in, but as time moves along the memories your family holds close to the heart will comfort you more and more.

  9. Dear Cheryl & Family
    Our Hearts go out to you at such a difficult time. And to the kids. Cheryl you have been such a stong women for Dennis thru all the years and we know he would certainly have appreciated everything. We will miss him and you both as we loved you. We wish you the very best and may God surround you with love and friends to get where you have to be. Remembering the happy times. Love Gayle & Richard and Bronson too

  10. Our deepest sympathy to you, Cheryl, and your family. May you gain comfort from your memories of good times together.

  11. Dear Darryl,
    I am so sorry for your loss. My heart felt condolences to you and your family.
    May the memories of your dad help you find peace.
    Anca

  12. Darryl , I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. My deepest condolences to you and your family during this very difficult time.

  13. Hi Darryl,
    Very sorry to hear about your dad, my deepest condolences to you and your family. My prayers are with you and your family in this difficult time.
    Akbar.

  14. Darryl,

    My condolences on the loss of your father. It must be extra difficult, considering the time of season in which it occurred. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time. If it’s any consolation, if the son is any reflection of the father, then he did a fine job raising you.

  15. Cheryl, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Dennis will be greatly missed by so many family and friends. Please know that you are in the thoughts and prayers of many. God bless.

  16. Extending my condolences to you Cheryl and your family on the loss of Dennis. I never got to know you and your family over the years but living in Alberta made it a little difficult. I continue to want to know about my cousins. All my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  17. Extending our sincerest condolences at this most difficult time in all of your lives. Please know you will all be in our thoughts during the difficult days of adjustment in the days ahead….

  18. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Cheryl and all your family at this very difficult time. Dennis was a great person, gardener, husband and grandpa. Sorrywe can’t be there for you but will be in touch.