Sunday, December 14, 2014

Obituary announcement for club member McDonald TJ LM243

McDonald, Thomas Joseph (Tom, Mac)
Age 84, of Truro, Nova Scotia, passed away quietly at home, surrounded by his family, on December 10, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on August 17, 1930, he was the son of the late Cecilia and Gordon McDonald. Tom was a former Sergeant in the Canadian Armed Forces (Signals Corps), worked with the Truro hospital after retirement, worked with Saint John Ambulance, Search and Rescue, was inducted into the Knights of Columbus, and was a proud and active member, including two Presidential terms, with the Royal Canadian Legion. Tom loved to remain active in the community, tinker with electronics and his HAM radio, play darts, and was an amateur photography buff. Tom loved spending time with his wife, Rose, of 65 years, as well as his son and grandchildren. Tom is predeceased by his parents, sister Faith and brothers Jim, Ritchie and Gordie. He is survived by his loving wife Rose, brother Ted (Christine) McDonald, sisters Donna McDonald and Janet (McDonald) Bowser, son Gordon (Leah) Brookfield, NS, grandchildren, Whitney (Chris), Cornwall, PEI, Jeremy (Karine) Halifax, NS. A special thank you to the VON nurses. Cremation has taken place, and at Tom's request there will be no tribute service. Burial to take place at Bible Hill cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Children's Wish Foundation or the Truro Royal Canadian Legion (Branch 26) in Tom's name are welcomed and on-line condolences can be made at

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