Obituaries & Death Notices
MacDONALD, Robert John
Published:Feb 05, 2014
Event Date:Feb 02, 2014
Classified Type: Obituaries & Death Notices
Newspaper(s): Hamilton Spectator
MacDONALD, Robert John Unexpectedly in Orillia (heart attack) after a curling bonspiel on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at the age of 62. Beloved husband of Debbie MacDonald (nee Hume). Loving father of Blair Michael MacDonald. Predeceased by his parents Duncan and Kathleen. Robert will be dearly missed by his sister, Mary MacDonald LaPrade (Wayne LaPrade), and their sons, Christopher, Michael and Steven. Debbie's mother, Patricia Hume; her sisters, Christine Ghobarah (Ahmed), Tracey McGrath (Bert), Michele Browne (William); brother David Hume (Sherri); and her nieces Samantha and Rachel, and nephews Adam and Aaron will all miss Bob. He is fondly remembered by his extended family, friends, and colleagues of the Halton Catholic District School Board. As per Robert's wish, cremation has taken place and a private family mass will be held. For all family and friends, a Celebration of Life will be held at the Burlington Golf and Country Club on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. It was Robert's fondest hope that Blair's Diabetes would be cured in his lifetime. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, www.jdrf.ca. Robert believed strongly in the power of the written word - kindly put pen to paper or fingers to keys to record your special memories of Bob on the Smith's Funeral Home website, www.smithsfh.com
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