Owen D’Auvergne MacDonald
Owen « Dee » MacDonald
83 of Marion Bridge passed away Friday July 26,
the McGillivray Guest Home, Sydney, with his
family by his side.
Born in Marion Bridge, he was the son of the late
Owen and Emily (Gibbons) MacDonald.
Truck driving was Dee’s passion.
He began driving a pulp truck while in high school, and
and oil throughout Ontario
many friends along the
in life he and Marlene opened Tigger’s
Treasures in Marion Bridge where
his friendly manner and quick
all who came through the
doors. He enjoyed music
and dancing and loved to reminisce
about days gone by.
Dee was a member of the Marion
Bridge Vol. Fire Department for 39 years and
a tireless community
He will always be
remembered for his water divining
abilities – on a moment’s notice
he would drive across the
Island to « find
well » for
a wonderful sense of
humour and always
for everyone he
met. He was
extremely proud of his grandchildren and great grandchildren,
following them to hockey rinks, baseball
basketball courts. We will
Dee is survived
(MacPherson), daughters Debi (Kent)
Ridge and Judi (Blair) MacPherson,
Marion Bridge, brothers Harvey (Gail), Harvey Station, NB, Gilbert,
Marion Bridge, Keith (Marlene),
Halifax, brother-in-law John
River; grandchildren Kent (Aeron),
Robb (Robyn), Ryan (Anne), Kori (Jenn), Deanna, Liam (Danielle), great
grandchildren Ethan, Haylea, Jude, Kelly, Owen, Blair, Blayke, Brody,
Kayden, Madeline, Grayson and
Sadie. He also leaves
behind several nieces and nephews.
was predeceased by his son
Robert « Tigger », sisters Yetti Doncaster and Vivian
MacKinnon, brother-in-law Wayne (Terri-Anne)
Visitation will take place Monday July 29, 2019
from 6 – 9 pm in Bethel United Church, Marion Bridge.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 am in Bethel United Church
with Mr. Wayne Dickie officiating. Interment in Riverview
Memorials may be made to the Marion Bridge
Department or Bethel
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Owen D’Auvergne MacDonald 19362019..
Décès pour la Ville: Sydney, Province: Nova Scotia