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Doris K. Macdonald

AGE: 88 • Jackson

Doris K. Macdonald, 88, of Jackson, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. She was born on May 28, 1924 in Philadelphia, Pa. She grew up at the Jersey Shore and graduated from Manasquan High School. Doris lived in Lincroft, Oceanport, West Long Branch, Oakhurst, Lakewood, and lastly Jackson, NJ during her years as an adult and in retirement. She was a loving mother and wife to her family. Doris enjoyed people and lived life with a zest and outgoing, engaging attitude. She was always there for the people she cared for in times of need. She was an avid seamstress and enjoyed her life as a homemaker. She also had a great eye for antiques and restoring them. Doris worked many years as a secretary and office manager.

Doris was predeceased by her loving husband, Robert A. Macdonald; parents, Howard and Bess Matteson; her sister, Jean Padavano; and her daughter, Cheryl McNamarra. She is survived by her brother, Fred Matteson; her daughter, Kathy Macdonald; her son, Robert D. Macdonald; and her grandchildren, Jessica, AnnMarie, Bari Leigh, and Rafeal.

Visitation will be held at O'Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Route 35, Wall, N.J., on Saturday, January 26, 2013, from 2-6 P.M., with a funeral service to follow at 6 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Foundation, 1530 Greenview Drive SW, Suite 210, Rochester, MN 55902. For more information or to send condolences, please visit

Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 25, 2013
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