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Muriel McDonald


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Muriel McDonald Obituary
McDonald, Muriel "Mickey"
96, passed away in her sleep April 14, 2016. Born September 18, 1919 in Newport, RI. to Emil and May Anderson. She married John McDonald May 1940. They had 3 children, Judith, John, and Emil. She is preceded in death by her parents, brother Emil, sisters Doris, Ester and Emily and her husband John. They moved to Phoenix in 1959 when John retired from the army. They moved into Royal Palms Mobile Home Park when the park first opened in 1968. Mickey established the Paramedic Card Party in 1970, where they collected donations from inside the park and gave them to the local paramedics to assist in purchasing needed items. The monies are now used for educational purposes for the paramedics. Mickey was very active in the park over the years. She loved to play bridge and various other games. Mickey really enjoyed life. When asked what her birthday was she would say that it was the same forwards and backwards 9-18-19. She is survived by: her sister Jane Connell of RI; her children; 10 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and 11 great, great, grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She will join John at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery. May they both rest in peace together for eternity.
Published in The Arizona Republic on May 4, 2016
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