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April 25, 1936 - September 17, 2017


On September 17, 2017, Mr. Ronald Allan McDonald of Ashmont passed away at the age of 81 years. He is survived by his children, James McDonald (Monique Ouellette), Betty (Perry) Guinup, Raymond McDonald & Barbara Haakenson; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews; 2 sisters & 2 brothers, Sylvia Smith, Don (Elaine), Margaret (Keith) Huser & Allan (Bev). Mr. McDonald was predeceased by his wife, Darlene; parents, Allan & Alberta. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 23 at 11:00 a.m. at Boscombe Community Centre, Boscombe with visitation one hour prior to service. Reverend Duane Grant will be officiating, with interment in Willow Grove Cemetery, Owlseye. If desired, donations may be made to Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626-51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677


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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Ann (Ozga) & John Kostyshyn
Relation: rode the school bus with Ronald's children

May the precious memories of your loved one be a comfort to all of you. May it help to know that many caring thoughts are with you in this time of sorrow. Hugs to all of you.

From: Dwayne and Steva Stelmaschuk. RIchard and Doreen Gregory
Relation: Friends

To the McDonald Family
Please accept our heartfelt sympathy. Ron will be remembered as “one of the good guys”. So sorry for your loss.

From: Pastor Kelly Sibley
Relation: Acquaintance

Our condolences and sympathy to all of Ron’s family and friends. God bless you and keep you in His care as only He can.

From: Caroline & Kelly Todd

To the Macdonald Family,
So sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. Ron would always be willing to help and guide us around our lake lot. From moving snow and gravel and offering ideas, Ron always had some time for us. We always enjoyed our time at the golf course as well. Ron always looked after our small lake lot community, his friendship and conversations will truly be missed.

From: Helen (Morris) Kitt
Relation: Friend

So sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. We were one of the original lake lot owners on Amisk trail and always enjoyed Ron’s company and help. May he rest in peace.

From: Jim and Brenda Hancharuk
Relation: Acquaintance

So sorry for your loss

From: Guy & Lois Bouchard
Relation: Friend

Sending sincere condolences to Ron’s family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
September 23, 2017

Boscombe Community Hall

Boscombe, AB Canada

Boscombe, AB Canada

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If desired, donations may be made to Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1.

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