MEREDITH - Mary Ann (Leslie) MacDonald, 77, of Old Barn Road, died Nov. 4, 2012, at her home, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Mendon, Vt., on Aug. 14, 1935, she was the daughter of James Norman and Mary Frances (Woodward) Leslie.
Ann is survived by her husband of 54 years, Edward J. MacDonald of Meredith; four children, Michael A. MacDonald and his wife Lisa, of Clinton, Conn., Thomas E. MacDonald and his wife Elisabeth, of Boston, Nancy M. Gross and her husband Mark, of Bethesda, Md., Peter J. MacDonald and his wife Patricia, of Mansfield, Mass.; seven grandchildren; brothers, Francis Leslie of Alexander, Va., Robert Leslie and his wife Dorothy, of Ridgeway, Pa.; nieces and nephews.
Services: A calling hour will be held in the St. Charles Borromeo Church, Route 25, Meredith, on Thursday, 2 to 3 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 3 p.m. The Very Rev. Dennis J. Audet, V.F., pastor, will be the celebrant. Burial will be held at the Oak Grove Cemetery, 40 Jones Road, Falmouth, Mass., on Friday at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ann's memory to the Central N.H. VNA and Hospice, 780 North Main St., Laconia, 03246.
The Mayhew Funeral Home and Crematorium, in Meredith and Plymouth, is in charge of the arrangements. Messages of condolence and remembrance may be left at www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com.