John at 89 of Comox BC passed away Friday October 5, 2012 in the Veterans Memorial Hospital, Halifax. John ‘Mac’ Allister MacDonald was born November 28,1922 in Winnipeg Manitoba.
He enlisted in the Navy at the age of 17 and served his country in WWII. He retired from the navy a Lieutenant Commander in 1972 and retired he enjoyed his retirement golfing, fishing and curling with his wife Doreen. John “Mac” was married for 69 years and enjoyed his time in Comox. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #160 in Comox.
Surviving are grandsons Geoffrey (Krista) MacDonald, Peter (Sarah) MacDonald, Craig (Kim) MacDonald; Grandchildren Eliana MacDonald, Katina MacDonald, Nathan MacDonald, and brother-in-law Thomas Patterson. He was predeceased by wife Doreen Idella (Reid), son Larry Alister MacDonald and sister Mary Martin.
Cremation has taken place. No services by request. Arrangement entrusted to Cruikshank’s Funeral Home Halifax, NS.
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