William Angus McDonald Jr.
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William Angus McDonald, Jr., 90, of Hooksett, New Hampshire passed away February 24, 2021 after a sudden illness.

Bill was born at home in Manchester, New Hampshire to the late William A. McDonald Sr. and Henrietta Mundell. He attended Central High School before joining the Navy in 1949. He was the owner/operator of D & M Plumbing and Heating Contractors for almost 30 years, a long-time member of NHPHCC, served on multiple boards and commissions in Hooksett and was serving as a board member of the Central Hooksett Water Precinct at the time of his death. He was an expert tradesman who took great pride in his work. He was also a former member of the Suncook Valley Chorale. As a founding member of the Hooksett Kiwanis Club, Bill believed in giving back to the community he loved. He was an avid reader and in retirement, taught himself to be a skilled stained-glass artisan. But most of all, he loved traveling and spending time with his wife Joan, his family, and friends.

Bill is survived by his wife of 26 years, Joan (Rinker) McDonald; brother, Jack McDonald and wife Patricia of Tennessee; son, Scott McDonald and wife Cheryl; daughters, Pamela McDonald, Linda McDonald and partner Bruce, Sandra McDonald and partner Daniel; son-in-law, Jack LaPointe; step-daughter, Karen Heselton and husband Rich; step-sons, Kirk Rinker and wife Michelle and Kyle Rinker and wife Stephanie. Bill had eight grandchildren: Adrienne McDonald, Andrew McDonald, Allison Chaffee, Amy Perry-Rowe, Lisa Perry, Christopher Perry, Derek Young and Michael Young; eight step-grandchildren: Malory, Kimberly, Kristyn, Alexis and Kandace Rinker, Nicholas and Benjamin Heselton and Blake Rinker. He also leaves behind nineteen great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Marjorie (Lasselle) McDonald in 1993, his daughter Deborah LaPointe in 2015; his step-mother Emmel McDonald in 1995; his sisters, Christina Pederson, Ruth Kazakis, Susan McDonald; and his step-grandson, Andrew.

Bill had some very dear friends, the late William and Betty Trombly and Don Morin and his late wife Lorraine Morin and Polly and Reggie.

Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bill's memory may be made to animal rescue leagues.

Assisting with arrangements is Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium. To view Bill's online tribute, send condolences to his family, or for more information, visit www.phaneuf.net




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Published in Union Leader on Feb. 28, 2021.
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March 7, 2021
Scott, very sorry about your lose. Your dad was like a 2nd father to me growing up. Truly a great man!!

Lenny Law
Friend
Lenny Law
Friend
March 1, 2021
Dear Joan- My thoughts and prayers are with you for the loss of Bill.
Patti Duhaime
Acquaintance
March 1, 2021
Joan, So sorry to hear about Bill’s passing. He was a wonderful man. My condolences to you and your family. Jo Ann Duffy
Jo Ann Duffy
Friend
March 1, 2021
Scott, so sorry for your loss.
Joan Blajda
Classmate
March 1, 2021
Dear Joan, My heart goes out to you and your family. Bill was a good man and he will be missed. I hope we still see you in the craft circles. Sincerely, Roxanne
Roxanne Mann
Friend
March 1, 2021
Dear Family, We are thinking of and praying for you at this sad time. We have many fond memories being your neighbors many years ago in Whitehall Terrace. Sincerely Cutler and Morag Brown
Morag Brown
February 28, 2021
Dearest Joan and family. Kurk just told Carol about Bill's passing, I am so sorry, my dear friend. I am so happy we were able to spend time with you last February in Florida. My Bill will be there to welcome him into heavenly Paradise as they both are sleeping in peace with the angels. I am so sorry for your pain and I wish I could be with you now to comfort you and let you know how much I care. You are in my prayer and thoughts and may Bill rest in Peace.
Donna Marrinan
Friend
February 28, 2021
Howie and I enjoyed many years of friendship with Bill at CMC's Wellness Center. Just a few days ago, we were admiring the beautiful stained glass cardinal that he gave us to celebrate our wedding. The memories of his smile, his interest in others and his charm will keep his spirit alive for us now. We extend our sincere sympathy to you all.
Howard and Sharen Wheeler
Friend
February 28, 2021
Joan and family: We were so sorry and surprised to read of Bill's passing this morning. He was a wonderful man and will be missed by those who knew him. We're glad that you had 26 good years together and hope that your many memories will help to sustain you during this very difficult time. You'e in our thoughts, dear friend.
Bonnie and Don Gott
Friend
February 28, 2021
With our sincere condoléances to Joan and the Family.
John and Nicole Piaseczny
John Piaseczny
Acquaintance
February 26, 2021
Rest In Peace Mr. Bill you were great person and friend.
Dan Trombly
Friend
February 26, 2021
So sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and know you are in my prayers.
Kim Ackerson
Friend
February 26, 2021
Joan so sorry for your loss Bill was a great man.he is now with my mom and dad.loved him
Kelly Chase (Trombly)
Friend
February 26, 2021
Dear Joan & Family, Bill will be dearly missed! He was a shining light in any room, easily to communicate with, sharp wit, always happy and thoughtful. Bill will be in our thoughts forever!
Tom & Deb Young
Friend
February 26, 2021
Love you Bill. Sending Hugs and Love to Joan and the rest of the family. Jack & Pat
Jack & Pat McDonald
Brother
February 26, 2021
Joan and Family, We are so sorry for your loss and may you find comfort in all the fond memories you have with him. We always think of Bill when we look at the beautiful stained glass he created in our kitchen and the deep connection he had to our Hooksett Kiwanis Club and giving back to the community. Sincerely Matt & Judy Barrett
Judy Barrett
Acquaintance
February 25, 2021
My condolences to the family . May you find comfort in your treasured memories and Gods promise to return our loved ones . 1st Thessalonians 4 : 13 & 14 .
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