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Gordon F. McDonald, (aka) Mac or Goof, 90 years old, of Hurlock, Maryland passed away on May 14, 2018.
Raised in Choptank, Maryland he was a son of the late Alexander S. McDonald, Sr. who died in 1955 and Mamie V. ( Whiteley) McDonald who died in 1982. Mac was the husband of the late Shirley Lee (Hitch) McDonald who passed away in 1998.
He is preceded in death by his brothers Alexander S. McDonald, Jr., Herbert H. McDonald, Gary F. McDonald; sisters Phyllis M. Hitchens, Constance (Sis) O. Price and Rose E. Hewitt.
Mac served in the U.S. Navy from 1946-1948 as a naval nurse. After a brief stint at DuPont where he met his wife, Mac worked as a lineman for Delmarva Power retiring in 1988 with 36 years of service. He loved to play cards, crab, fish and hunt. He also found enjoyment as being a big teaser.
Mac and Shirley had 6 children, Craig A. McDonald, Sr., Barry L. McDonald (deceased), Stuart J. McDonald (wife Eileen), Sandra L. McDonald, Gayle A. Walter (husband Jimmy) and Kenneth P. McDonald (wife Pat). He was blessed with 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren plus numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 beginning 3:00 p.m. at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge. Officiating will be Pastor Lee Hughart. Family will receive friends an hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at the Upper Bambury Cemetery in Trappe.
Mac’s family will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers the family request you contact Lynn Riley at 410-330-5452 or 410-943-6802 for details to make a donation to purchase wreaths needed at the Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery.
To share online condolences with the family please visit www.newcombcollins.com
Viewing and Visitation with Family
Friday May 18, 2018 , 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.
Friday May 18, 2018 , 3:00 PM at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.
Friday May 18, 2018 , 4:00 PM at Upper Bambury Cemetery
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Facts Born: April 13, 1928
Death: May 14, 2018
Contact Lynn Riley at 410-330-5452 or 410-943-6802 for details in donations to purchase wreaths for the Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery
Joanie Parks Gayle ~ I am so sorry for your loss....Hugs and Love, sweetie!! 05/22/2018 Bob and Debbie Kinnamon Shirley and family, we were so sorry to hear of Big Mac's passing. Bobby and I thought the world of him. He always loved to tease me. I know you all well miss him dearly. 05/18/2018 Ellen Nichols Gayle, Sandy, Kenneth and the rest of the family. I am so very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless, Love you, Ellen 05/18/2018 timothy foxwell/ ibew local 304 05/17/2018 Georgianna LeCompte Gayle...even though its been many many years since I have seen you or your Dad I remember how funny and caring he was. My thoughts and prayers to you and the rest of your family. 05/17/2018 LINDA (GOOTEE) PHILLIPS So sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. He certainly seemed to enjoy life. 05/17/2018 Brian & Jennifer We are truly sorry for the loss of Mac.....he was always sweet to my children and he was entertaining to be around. He will be missed. 05/17/2018 Karen Z. Jerread I truly enjoyed Gordon's sense of humor. My deepest condolences to the family for your loss. 05/16/2018 Kevin McDonald So long gentle giant my memories will never fade of all the times spent together 05/15/2018 Jason McDonald Rest In Peace Pop Pop. Give Mom Mom a hug and kiss for me. And thank you for your service. 05/15/2018
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