Anita Enid MacDonnell
1935 - 2021
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With heavy hearts we announce the passing of the beloved wife of Donald MacDonnell for 67 years (formerly of Antigonish, NS), mom to Shelley (Robert), Janice (Roy), David (Kim), Allan (Cheryl), Greg (Judith), Tamara (Chris), sister to Doug Johnstone (Marilyn) of Mount Hope. A loving grandmother to 15 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Anita had an amazing sense of humor and family meant the world to her. Anita is predeceased by her Mom Dorothy Freeman Johnstone of BC and her sister Joyce Mead of Delaware Ontario. Special thanks to the amazing staff of home area one at Alexander Place Waterdown for their love and care. In lieu of flowers please make donations to your local Alzheimer's Society. I love forever, I love you for always, as long as we are living our moma you'll be! Cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will be planned at a later date.

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Published in The Hamilton Spectator on Feb. 19, 2021.
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February 21, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Jocelyne Okens &Peter Okens
February 19, 2021
Uncle Donnelly, Shelley, Janice, David, Allan. Greg, Tammy and families.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. The loss of a loved one is never easy. Aunt Anita’s sense of humour, her love for shopping and her many visits to NS will be fondly remembered. We know you will find strength in each other and your many fond memories. Sending our love, Nicky, Theresa and family
Betty Mills
February 19, 2021
My deepest condolences to Anita’s friends and family
Holli, friend of Doug and Marilyn from The Meadows.
February 19, 2021
Condolences. I have good memories of Anita. May God give you strength at this time. Sadie
Sadie Mantel
February 19, 2021
Condolences. I have very good memories of Anita. May God give you strength at this time.
Sadie Mantel
February 19, 2021
So sorry to hear about your mom Shelley! Prayers are with you and your family
Gail Lightfoot
February 19, 2021
My sincere condolences to your family. I have many happy memories of spending time in your home and with your family as a child. May God bless you with peace and strength at this time of loss. Sheila Koning (Mantel)
Sheila Koning
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