Michael MacDonald, New Waterford

Obituary of Michael Lawrence MacDonald, New Waterford

Michael Lawrence ‘Mickey’ MacDonald

New Waterford


With heavy hearts, we the family regret to announce the passing of Michael Lawrence ‘Mickey’ MacDonald on May 20, 2019 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital following a brief illness.

Mickey was born on September 13, 1945 to the late Michael Bernard and Hattie (Boudreau) MacDonald.

Mickey worked as a sheet metal and roofer for local 56 for many years.

He will be greatly missed and survived by his wife of 37 years, Lorraine (Detienne) MacDonald, son, Dr. Jason MacDonald (Jessica) and his pride and joy two granddaughters, Adelaide ‘Addie’ and Amelia ‘Mia’ of Moncton, New Brunswick.

Also surviving by sisters, Irene Roach (Charles deceased), New Waterford, Bernice Eveleigh (Robert), Kitchener, Ontario; brother, Greggie (Alix), Halifax.

Also morning his loss are several nieces, nephews and friends, sister -in-law, Arlene Detienne, New Waterford, Brenda Detienne, Dartmouth; brothers -in – law, Dave (Linda) Detienne, Dartmouth and Wayne Detienne, New Waterford.

Besides his parents Mickey was predeceased by in-laws George and Jessie Detienne.

By request there will be no visitation. A funeral service will be held on Friday May 24th, 2019 at 2p.m in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford with Fr. Ray Huntley officiating. Interment will take place in St. Agnes Cemetery, New Waterford.

A reception to follow at St. Leonard’s Parish hall, Convent Street, New Waterford.

Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Palliative Care at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.

Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca.