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Mrs. Catherine Lewis McDonald, age 75, passed away April 10, 2014 at Signature Health-Care of Gainesville.

Mrs. McDonald was a native of Orange Heights, Florida and a member of PASSAGE Family Church. She was employed as a Surgical Technician with Alachua General Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her son, Calvin Cooper. Mrs. McDonald is survived by: her daughter, Joyce C. Colson, (Ulysses) Rochester, NY..; son Robert Saunders, (Ruth) Gainesville, FL.; sister, Bessie L. Bryant; brother Robert Lewis (Diane) both of Gainesville, FL.; nine grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday at PASSAGE Family Church Pastor George Dix, Jr. Officiating. Interment will follow in Starke Nelson Cemetery Arrangements entrusted to Chestnut Funeral Home, Inc., 18 N.W. 8th Ave., Gainesville, Fl. Visitation Chestnut Memorial Chapel, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 2:00-7:00 PM. The family will receive friends at the chapel from 5:00 until 7:00 PM. There will be no visitation at the church on Wednesday. Family members are asked to meet at the church on Wednesday at 10:30 AM.

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Published in Gainesville Sun on Apr. 15, 2014
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