Obituaries

Malcolm John McDonald

Tuesday, 20 June 1944 - Thursday, 08 February 2018

Death Notice

It is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Malcolm John McDonald, surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at the age of 73. Beloved husband of Mary Ann Jones. Loving father of Brean (Richard) Houtby and Greg (Randi) McDonald. Cherished grandfather of Tyler and Trevor Houtby and Callum McDonald. Dear brother of Norman (Lorena Uriarte) McDonald and Pamela (John Engeland) McDonald. Predeceased by his parents John and Gwendoline McDonald. Malcolm retired from Shell and was a member of the Sarnia Yacht Club and an avid sportsman. He will be deeply missed by all those whose lives he touched. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Sunday, February 11, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).

Visitation

Family and friends will be received at Smith Funeral Home on Sunday, February 11, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Donations

In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).

26 Condolences

  • Paul Deb Kearney February 11, 2018 07:36am

    Mary Ann
    Mel was such a wonderful individual, a kind and gentle soul.
    Across from you on the dock at the Yacht Club or meeting up North we always had such good times.
    I/We miss Mel's smile and laughter so very much

  • Kathryn Houtby February 11, 2018 01:51am

    Dear Brean, I am so sorry to hear about your dad, our thoughts are with you at this sad timexx Aunty Kathryn, Sarah, Chris and Evelyn.

  • Donna Catto February 10, 2018 07:11pm

    Our deepest condolences to you and so very much love throughout these hard days and always. D

  • Teresa Giancarlo February 10, 2018 06:51pm

    Dear Greg,Brean and Mary Ann,
    I am so very sorry to hear about the passing of Malcolm.Your Dad was one of the nicest customer I dealt with at (Scotiabank).Your Dad always bragged about how proud he was of his kids.My condolences to everyone.Teresa

  • Jean Corey February 10, 2018 05:42pm

    Dear Mary Ann,
    Just read of Mal’s passing.
    I am so sorry.
    He is now sailing with Tipper...
    Thoughts and prayers,
    Love, Jean

  • JACK CROOKER February 10, 2018 05:30pm

    I WORKED WITH MALCOLM IN THE REFINERY. ALWAYS FOUND HIM
    A GREAT PERSON. SORRY TO HEAR THAT HE HAS DEOARTED.

  • Ron Diane Steinman February 10, 2018 04:09pm

    Dear Mary Ann & family :
    Sending you our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your dear Malcolm. His struggles are over, he's rejoicing in Paradise. Keeping you in our prayers, it's always difficult to lose a precious one. Take good care of yourself and each other. Hugs. ❤

  • Keith Dianne Barber February 10, 2018 10:13am

    We send our sincere sympathies to the family. We share your sadness in the loss of such a kind, honest and devoted husband, father and friend. We wish you fair winds on your journey. Forever missed, remembered and loved.

  • Patricia Skubel February 10, 2018 10:00am

    My condolences to my cousins Pam and Norman and Malcolm's family. Gone from our sights, but never from our hearts.

  • Hilda Feimer February 10, 2018 09:07am

    To Mary Ann and Family,
    Sending my deepest condolences to you, Mary Ann and family. Thanks to you Mary Ann for showing us your devotion and Love for your husband. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers, Hilda Feimer.

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