Dorothy ‘s Obituary
MacDonald, Dorothy May ~ age 89 of Middleton, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family. She will be sadly missed by her daughters Jo-Anne (Michael Maigret) MacDonald, Valbonne, France; Susan (Neil Cameron) MacDonald, Halifax; son Brian (Millie) MacDonald, Kingston, ON; sister Olive Jackson, Glace Bay; grandchild Jason MacDonald; great grandchildren Nolan and Avery and two step-grandchildren Bonnie and Julie. Besides her parents, Dorothy was predeceased by her husband Guilford “Gil”; sister, Eunice Richard and brother, Arthur. Born in Glace Bay, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Mildred (Maidment) Harris. Dorothy grew up in Glace Bay where she also trained as a nurse, graduating in 1950. After working in both Canada and Germany, she retired from the Middleton Medical Clinic. Dorothy was a key fixture in all the communities where she lived, and throughout her life she kept close friendships and was always there to lend a helping hand. She loved to be physically active always up for a walk or a dance. She also had a competitive streak when curling or playing bridge. She will be missed by her family and friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held 6 – 8 pm Friday, October 12, 2018 in the Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., Middleton, toll free 1-855-825-3448. A memorial service will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, October 13th with Rev. Karen Ralph officiating. A reception for family and friends will follow the service. Private family interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Mid-Valley Palliative Care. Online guestbook may be signed by visiting: www.middletonfuneralhome.com
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Dorothy May MacDonald January 19 1929 October 10 2018..