MacDONALD, Elizabeth M., M.D. (King) Of Plymouth, formerly of Lynn, died peacefully in her home on May 19, 2017 after a long illness. She was the beloved wife of Leo J. Macdonald Jr. M.D. Loving mother to Leo J. MacDonald III and his wife Nina of Raleigh, NC, Michael J. MacDonald and his wife Berline of Newport, KY, Brian C. MacDonald of Lynnfield, Robert D. MacDonald and his wife Elva of Sagamore Beach, and John A. MacDonald and his wife Dawn of VA Beach, VA, and Nancy Rodig and her husband Scott of Westwood. Sister of Marian Ambrosiano of Long Island, NY and Eleanor Hefferin of Ft. Myers, Florida. Also survived by 10 grandchildren.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, on October 21, 1927, daughter of the late Michael and Louise (Herrmann) King. She was educated in Long Island, NY and a graduate of Hunter College and Down State NY Medical School in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. MacDonald was a longtime Pediatrician along with her husband having a private practice in Lynn for over 46 years. Dr. MacDonald worked also with the Lynn school system for many years as the schools Pediatrician; she was a member of the choir at St. Joseph's Church in Lynn and active with the Community Theater Group in Winthrop.
Funeral from the Davis Funeral & Cremation Home, 619 State Rd., PLYMOUTH (Manomet), on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Bonaventure's Church, Manomet, at 10:00 a.m. Visiting hours at the Davis Funeral Home on Tuesday from 5:00-8:00 pm. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Plymouth. Memorial donations in her name may be made to Shriner's Hospital for Children
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Published by Boston Globe from May 19 to May 20, 2017.