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October 16, 2018

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December 7, 2017
Pop your sense of humor, kindness, generous spirit, and words of wisdom will be missed. Not to mention your hugs and kisses. Your love and constant concern for my mother was immeasurable. I look forward to the day I'll see you again because of the hope we share in Jesus.
December 7, 2017
Here is a beginning- Willard Paul McDonald was born on August 25,1925. He was the son of Fred and Mildred McDonald. He had 2 brothers, Fred and Robert and a sister Corinne. He grew up in Maine. He spent sometime in a Catholic boarding school in Canada where he learned French and a strong dislike of green pea soup. The summer before his senior year in high school he spent his time digging potatoes as a job. He was 17 and a senior in high school when he enlisted in the Marines. He was a radio repairman and once a month he was a gunner in a plane. He spent his time serving in the Philippines during WW2. He earned the rank of Sergeant.He was discharged with an honorable discharge. He returned to Maine where he married Margaret Hope Patterson. He went to work as a Station Master in Sherman Station later to move to Millenocket . He went to work at Western Union as a Wire Chief. He excelled and received numerous promotions which resulted in May relocations around the country. He worked in Massachusetts New York, Colorado. While in Colorado Springs, Colorado he was part of a team with NORAD and helped installed the bomb alarm system in Cheynne Mountain. He then moved back to Virginia and promoted finally as a Vice President and work in personnel. He retired and found his way to Tuxedo New York.
December 4, 2017
I will miss his smile and love for Beryl.
December 4, 2017
We'll miss you, Papa Willard. Sending love, peace, and hope to all those grieving today.