George Charles MacDonald, 65, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010 surrounded by family at the Dryden Regional Health Centre in Dryden, Ont.
George is survived by his wife, Jenny MacDoanld (Byrnes); children, Chuck (Julie) MacDonald of Fort Frances, Ont. and Susan (Ron) Hickey of Ear Falls, Ont.; and his sister, Maxine (Stanford) Jennson of Dryden, Ont.
George also is survived by seven grandchildren.
He was born April 30, 1944 in Rainy River, Ont.
George lived and worked in Northwestern Ontario his entire life. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for the majority of his working career.
He enjoyed spending countless hours with his grandchildren and his family. His love of hunting and fishing was second to none.
A memorial service was held Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010 at the Royal Canadian Legion in Ear Falls, with Rev. Audrey Hazelwood officiating.
Interment followed in the Ear Falls Cemetery.
If friends so desire, in memoriam donations may be made to the Dryden Regional Health Service Foundation, memo: Oncology, through the Herold Funeral Home’s “Red Lake Chapel,” P.O. Box 237, Red Lake, Ont., P0V 2M0.