Willard  MacDonald

Obituary of Willard Kenneth MacDonald

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Willard “Willie Woo” Kenneth Fraser MacDonald passed away peacefully at the age of 73 with his family by his side at the ICU in the Aberdeen Hospital on November 5th. Willie was born and raised in Eureka and raised his kids in Pictou Landing and New Glasgow. He spent his career with MT&T where he travelled to various communities within Nova Scotia. He was the most kind, gentle soul you could ever meet. Never had a bad word to say about anybody. Always saw the good in everybody and had the most contagious laugh. He always enjoyed a good laugh with his family and second family at the Bombers Club. After retirement, he spent time at the Bombers club bartending and enjoyed playing a good game of 45’s. Willie never missed a moment as a parent raising two kids after the loss his wife. He enjoyed curling, golf, hunting, fishing, just to name a few sports and activities. He spent years travelling throughout Atlantic Canada for his son’s hockey games bringing joy to each event. He always attended his daughter’s musical festival events as well. He seemed to have a social connection with every person he met. He is survived by daughter Carla Finley (Derek), son Chris MacDonald (Erika Boucher), sister Jean Howard (Richard), Judy Rogerson, grand children Alyssa, Ava, Trysten and Theo. Predeceased by wife Margaret, daughter Leanne, parents Clarence and Lillian MacDonald, brother Grant MacDonald and brother-in-law Paul Rogerson. Cremation has taken place under the direction of H.W Angus Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 9th from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm and the Service at 11am on Wednesday, November 10th both at H.W Angus Funeral Home with burial at Springville Cemetery. Special thanks to all staff at the ICU in the Aberdeen Hospital. COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS proof of full vaccination /ID and masks are required for both visitation and funeral service . Donations can be made to Canadian Blood Services, Heart Stroke Foundation and The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. A reception will follow at the New Glasgow Bombers Club from 4 P.M.TO 6 P.M.
Tuesday
9
November

VISITATION

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
H.W. Angus Funeral Home
256 King Street, New Glasgow
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
902-752-2545
Tuesday
9
November

VISITATION

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
H.W. Angus Funeral Home
256 King Street, New Glasgow
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
902-752-2545
Wednesday
10
November

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
H.W. Angus Funeral Home
256 King Street, New Glasgow
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
902-752-2545
Wednesday
10
November

interment

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Springville Cemetery
East River West Side Road
Springville, Nova Scotia, Canada

donations

Canadian Blood Services , Heart and Stroke Fund or the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
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