Obituary of Leona Mae 'Ona' MacDonald, New Waterford
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Leona Mae 'Ona' MacDonald, 86, of Pellatt Avenue, New Waterford, on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at New Waterford Hospital.
Born in New Waterford, Ona was the daughter of the late Langtry and Margaret (Davies) Murray of New Waterford.
She graduated from Central High School and went to work at Eatons. Then, she met the love of her life, Johnnie. She loved spending time with Johnnie and her three boys, especially camping at Ben Eoin Beach and Cheticamp National Park.
Ona was a devout member of the Salvation Army, New Waterford Citadel.
She is survived by her sons, Blair (Debbie) and Sheldon (Michelle); sister, Velma (Arnold) Deruelle and daughter-in-law, Myrna MacDonald; grandchildren, Matthew, Blair, Tyler, Katie and Jessica MacDonald; step-grandchildren, Scott (Tara) and Jeff Sheppard; great-grandchildren, Chevez, Kiera, Nova and step-great-grandson, Eric; numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Ona was predeceased by her husband, John M. 'Beag' MacDonald, her son, Kevin, her brother, Raymond Murray and sister-in-law, Juanita Murray.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home , 380 Smith Street, New Waterford with a funeral service to follow at 2:30 p.m. in the Salvation Army, New Waterford Citadel all on Thursday, September 5, 2019. Majors Rocky and Janice Bishop officiating. Burial will be in Union Grove Cemetery, Scotchtown, with a luncheon to follow in the Salvation Army Hall, King Street, New Waterford.
As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Salvation Army, New Waterford Citadel. Online condolences to the family can be expressed at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca.