The death occurred peacefully and surrounded by family at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on September 24, 2009, of Stephen (Onion) MacDonald of Marshfield, veteran of the Second World War Merchant Navy, age 87 years.
Beloved husband of the late Margaret (Tillie) MacDonald (nee King) and loving father of Barbara Anne, Stephen (Bucko) (Judy) and Allan (Sandra) MacDonald. Also left to mourn are his grandchildren, Ricky Pynch (Amber), Crystal MacCormac (Dwayne), Cassidy, Jamie, Matthew, Peter, Tracy, Tara and Allason MacDonald; brother, Francis and Aubrey MacDonald; sisters, Valerie and Ella MacDonald and Vaunda D'Entremont; stepchildren, Linda Robertson (Garth), Bonnie MacLean (Robert) and Gary Robbins (Lucy); and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Ellen Marie MacDonald; parents, Wallace and Jemima MacDonald; brothers, Kenneth, Wallace, Junior, Cyril and Jack MacDonald; and his stepson, Stanley Robbins.
Resting at Hillsboro Funeral Home, 2 Hollis Ave., Stratford, for visitation on Sunday, September 27, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, September 28, at St. Pius X Church at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the QEH Foundation would be appreciated.
The Royal Canadian Legion Charlottetown Branch #1 will hold a Veterans Tribute Service at the funeral home Sun 27 Sep 2009 at 6:25PM.
The Knights of Columbus will hold a prayer service at the funeral home Sunday evening at 6:45 p.m.
Online condolences may be made to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Completion of funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Hillsboro Funeral Home. www.peifuneralcoops.com