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Aileen Gwendolynn McDonald

In Loving Memory


Born in Chatham, Ontario

June 6, 1929

Died in Sarnia, Ontario

September 17, 2016

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Obituary Announcement

McDONALD; Aileen Gwendolynn

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Aileen McDonald on Saturday September 17, 2016 at Bluewater Health in Sarnia, at the age of 87. Aileen was the beloved wife of the late Ray (2011) for 63 years. Loving mother of Garry (Mary Ellen) and Jeff (Cindy). The cherished grandma of Melissa Alcaide, Laura (Brice) Brown, Ryan (Cristen), Jason (Bridget), Kyle and David (Jenny). Much loved great grandma of Amanda, Solana, Caden, Nolan, Mackenzie, Emily, Finn and Nora. Aileen was also a special aunt to Rachel (Grant) Garrow, Elizabeth (John) Mariconda and Grant (Jeff) Holly. Many may remember Aileen and Ray owned and operated Ray's Furniture Plus. She will also be fondly remembered by the many friends she made and the staff at Twin Lakes Terrace Retirement Home. Cremation has taken place. Friends and family will be received at Community of Christ Church, (1104 Leckie Drive, Sarnia) for visitation on Thursday October 6th beginning at 11:30 am. A Memorial Service will follow at Community of Christ at 1 pm. A private interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family online in “Aileen’s Guestbook” at As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Parkinson's Society, Community of Christ Church or a donation of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to McCormack Funeral Home – Stewart Chapel, 254 George Street, Sarnia.



Thursday October 6, 2016

Community of Christ Church

11:30 am - 1:00 pm.


Thursday October 6, 2016

Community of Christ Church

1:00 pm.



Lakeview Cemetery


Community of Christ Church

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Sandra Clarke

516 Davis Street, Sarnia

Message for the family.

Gary and Jeff and Families. I am sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. I will remember her dearly, all of our lunches together with me growing up. You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Lorena Small


Message For The Family.

I remember the times that we spent at Garmel and now I will cherish the memories. Blessings and hugs to the family Aunt Nena

Pat and Bill Davidson

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Garry and Family. Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mom. Our prayers are with you.

Rose-Ann Nathan

951 Exmouth Street,, MAIN

Message For The Family.

Garry, Mary Ellen and family, thinking of you at this time. Thoughts with you all, you both are so kind and generous reaching out to the community, thank you. Your Mom must have been an amazing women.

Donna Powers - Garner

Message For The Family.

Mary Ellen and Garry and Family, I am so sorry for your loss of your Mother and Grandmother. My thoughts and prayers are with you

Julianne Higdon

Message For The Family.

Garry, Mary Ellen and families Please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of your mother. May god give you the peace you need in the days ahead.

Keith and Cathy

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Garry and family, Our deepest condolences to you at this sad time. No words can express any comfort. Hugs to you all, Keith and Cathy Sims

Debra and Rob Taylor

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Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you mourn the loss of Aileen and a life well-lived️

Joseph & Glenda Scheel

Message For The Family.

WE would like to pass on our heart felt sympathy to all the family on the loss of Aileen. May your loving memories help to heal your pained heart. Our prayers are with you at this sad time.

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