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

  • Ray Pierce February 10, 2018 08:46am

    Mary Ann , Brean and All,

    My heart goes out to you in this difficult time. Mal was such a super guy and he touched all those within his reach. We will strive to remember him as we knew him and for the many fine contributions he made to all of us.
    God Bless.

    Ray & Liz

  • Jackie Miller February 10, 2018 07:58am

    Dear Mary Ann, Brean and family.
    Thinking of you all at this time.
    Mary Ann, you were so dedicated to Mal; as a wife and caregiver.
    I’m so sorry for your loss.
    Jackie

  • Margaret Adderley February 9, 2018 09:49pm

    I am sorry to hear of your dad's passing, Brean. My condolences to you, your brother and Mary Ann and other family members.
    Hugs

  • Nancy Lashbrook February 9, 2018 06:17pm

    Sorry to hear of your loss. He was a good father to you Brean and Greg.
    My sympathy to you too Carolyn.
    He will be missed.
    Please accept my sympathy to all the family.
    Prayers anhd thoughts are with you all.

  • Gord and Michele Nimmo February 9, 2018 05:30pm

    Mary Ann and family, we are so sorry for your loss and and Mary Ann you were such a stronghold in Mal’s life. The care you gave him day after day was s sure sign of true love and commitment. The coming days will be tough and we are here for you for whatever you need. Many hugs to you.
    Gord and Michele

  • Toni Chopcian February 9, 2018 04:17pm

    My condolences to you, Mary Ann. Your love and dedication for your husband Mal, was so inspirstional to all of us.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    Hugs,
    Toni.

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