Harold MacDonald

Harold C. MacDonald

1928-2012 LEE Harold C. MacDonald, 84, of Prospect Street in Lee, died Tuesday at his home.

He was born in Somerville, Mass., on July 26, 1928, the son of Charles and Pauline Fahey MacDonald. He was educated in the Somerville Schools. He served with the US Navy during World War II.

He moved to Lee in 1956 where he worked at the Peter J. Schweitzer Paper Company and he retired in the early 1990's as a lab technician from the Eagle Mill.

He was a member of the Evening Star Lodge AF and AM of Lee and received his 50 year veterans medal in March of this year. He was a member of the First Congregational Church in Lee and former member of the Greenock Country Club.

His wife, the former Christine S. Lucy whom he married June 28, 1952, died on June 13, 2000.

He leaves three sons; Chuck MacDonald and his wife Nancy of Lee, Jim MacDonald and his wife Erin of Stockbridge and Scott MacDonald of Lee; two daughters Lisa A. Macintosh and her husband Bob of Lee and Joni Gomez of Lee; one brother, John W. MacDonald of Holbrook, Mass., one sister, Barbara A. Ward of Halifax, Mass.; and eleven grandchildren; Sarah, Kayla, Alexandria, Lindsay, Maggie, Dylan, Shamus, Brian, Chelsea, Halle and Ben and two great grandchildren, Danayah and Makyah.

FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral service for Harold MacDonald will be held on Saturday, November 3rd at 10 a.m. at the First Congregational Church of Lee with the Rev. Bill Neil pastor officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairmount cemetery. There will be no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers friends wishing may make donations in his memory to Hospice Care in the Berkshires or to Perkins Institute for the Blind in care of the Kelly Funeral Home, 3 Main Street, Lee, MA 01238. Harold's family would like to invite everyone back to the home of Jimmy and Erin MacDonald at 3 Lee Road in Stockbridge following the committal. If you would like to leave a message of condolence or share pictures or stories please visit our website at www.kellyfuneralhome.net.


Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Nov. 1, 2012