Obituary of Ralph Murray MacDonald
Age 66, of Union Corner, passed away at home on Monday, November 26, 2018. Ralph was born in Windsor to the late Karl Gordon and Jesse Frances (Harvie) MacDonald. He worked at Heritage Memorials for 28 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, darts, gardening, playing cards and spending time with family and friends.
Ralph is survived by his daughters, Teresa (Darcy) Miner, Three Mile Plains; Jodi MacDonald, Sault Ste. Marie; and his son, Tony (Trish) Clark and family, Newport Corner; grandchildren, Kassandra (Mark) MacDonald, Zachary and Braeden Miner. Ralph is also survived by longtime friend and caregiver, Hilda Dimock. He is also survived by his brothers, George (Marilyn) MacDonald, Sackville; Larry (Sheila) MacDonald, Berwick; sisters-in-law, Shirley MacDonald, Louise (Jim) Phillips and Susan Hatchard; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Ralph was predeceased by his loving wife, Peggy (Hatchard); brother, Blaine MacDonald; sisters, Joy, Maureen (and her husband, Doug Shay); brothers-in-law, Herman Hatchard; in-laws, Patty and Millie Hatchard.
Arrangements have been entrusted to DeMont Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 419 Albert Street, Windsor (902-798-8317), where the family will receive visitors from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, November 29. A memorial service celebrating Ralph’s life will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, November 30 in the DeMont Family Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Garnet Parker officiating. A reception will immediately follow in the funeral home’s Elmcroft Reception Centre. Private family interment will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ralph may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, Brooklyn Volunteer Fire Department or a charity of one’s choice. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting: www.demontfamilyfuneralhome.ca