Roy M. Mac MacDonald, 86, of Halifax, husband of Annette (Levasseur) MacDonald, died at home, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, surrounded by his family. An Army veteran of World War II, and recipient of numerous decorations including the Bronze Star Medal, he participated in the 42nd Rainbow Divisions liberation of the Dachau concentration camp, being the third soldier in. He later served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He was employed at the Veteran's Administration Hospital, Brockton and was a residential landlord for many years. He enjoyed his hunting camp at Grand Lake Streams Third Machias Lake and traveling to Florida. He was a skilled carpenter and a member of the Tri-Town Masonic Lodge. Besides his wife of 42 years; he leaves four children from a previous marriage, Patricia MacDonald of El Paso, TX, Brenda Dupont (John) of Anna, TX, Charles MacDonald (Regina Esposito) of Grand Lake Stream, ME, and Roy MacDonald Jr.; grandchildren Kristin MacDonald, David MacDonald, Tracie Hostler and Jon Brown and seven great-grandchildren. He was the son of the late Charles and Beatrice (Hickey) MacDonald. His funeral service was held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 So. Main St., Fall River. Entombment, Notre Dame Cemetery Mausoleum. Visitation was held Monday morning prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m. Please omit flowers. Online guest book at AuclairFuneralHome.com.
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Published in Hailfax Plympton Reporter from August 18 to August 25, 2012