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B. Edwin "Ed" MacDonald

May 1, 1934 ~ May 13, 2019 (age 85)

It is with deep sadness and broken hearts, the family of Beverly Edwin “Ed” MacDonald, loving husband of Mary C. (Osborne) MacDonald, announces his sudden passing which occurred on Monday, May 13, 2019 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Poodiac, New Brunswick he was the son of the late James Edwin and Ellen “Eileen” (Meehan) MacDonald. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his infant son David Edwin; brothers Leslie and Raymond.

Ed worked as a plumber for NB Housing for many years, which was a job be loved. He enjoyed bird watching, hunting and fishing with his son and grandsons, camping with the family, but most of all he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. Following retirement one of his favorite past times was making and selling his crafts at the Sussex Flea Market and the Kingston Farmers Market.

In addition to Mary, his loving and devoted wife and soulmate of 60 years, he is survived by his children Michael MacDonald of Rothesay and Beverley Ann Kelly (Tom) of Rothesay; cherished grandchildren Jenna, Emily (Geoff), David, Patrick and Skye, and great granddaughter Jordan; brother James MacDonald (Shirley) of Rowley; sister-in-law Helen MacDonald of Rothesay; several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Dr. Joanne Fellows and all others who took such excellent care of Ed. 

Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John (646-2424) on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. His funeral service will be held from Fundy Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Fernhill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, in memory of Ed, please do an act of kindness or make a donation to the Salvation Army.  


Donations may be made to:

The Salvation Army Saint John Community Church & Family Services
P.O. Box 473, Saint John NB E2L 3Z8
Tel: 1-506-634-7166


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