Download 2021 Funeral Price List
Donald Arthur McWhirter

This obituary is protected by copyright by MacCoubrey Funeral Home Limited. Proudly serving Northumberland County in the province of Ontario, Canada. All rights reserved.

Donald Arthur McWhirter

November 18, 1930 - September 23, 2021

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Cobourg Northumberland Hills Hospital on Thursday September 23rd in his 91st year. Beloved husband for 67 years to Lorena McWhirter. Loving father of 4 children, Richard McWhirter (pre-deceased) (Debbie), Susan Kerr (Sam), David McWhirter (Judy), and Heather Johnston (Glen). Don will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Valerie (Frank), Stephanie, Adam (Alison), Matthew, Lindsey (Rocky), Kate (Jake) and Cal (Julia). Fondly remembered by 8 great-grandchildren. Fun and loving brother to Bertha, Gertrude and pre-deceased by his sister Viva and brothers Alymer, Eldon, William, and Edward.

He will be remembered by many friends and family in the Grande Cascapedia, Quebec Region.

As per Don’s request, a private family gathering is being held at a later time.

Message Of Condolence

Note: Your message of condolence will appear at the bottom of the page.
MacCoubrey Funeral Home Ltd. reserve the right to delete or remove any comments we find inappropriate or offensive


Bryan Marjoram - October 11, 2021

Dear Heather and Glen, We were saddened to hear about Heather's dad's passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Cherish the priceless memories of your father. Donald Arthur McWhirter November 18, 1930 - September 23, 2021 ~ REST IN PEACE ~

The Dudleys - October 2, 2021

Thinking of all of you Dave,Judy Heather, Glen and families... Its never easy letting go of someone so special..Treasure the many memories...I know your Mom will have alot of support during this difficult time.

Kelly Cochrane & Paul Osbourne - October 1, 2021

Our deepest sympathies to Laurie and the Family.

Irvin & Patsy Campbell - September 30, 2021

Our deepest sympathy to Don's family.

Barter Reid - September 29, 2021

I extend sincere sympathy to Laurie and family.

Marjorie McCormack - September 29, 2021

My deepest sympathy to Laurie and all the family.

Elsie Barter Willett - September 29, 2021

Dear Laurie and family, our deepest sympathies on Donnie's death. We always enjoyed visiting at your home and conversations with Don. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Elsie and Wendy

Suzanne Cyr Brash (Ronnie ) and children - September 29, 2021

Dear Lori and family , so sorry for your lost , our deepest sympathy ,we are with you in payers , love Suzanne ,David and Louise from Maria Quebec .

Myrna McCormack - September 29, 2021

Our deepest sympathies to Laurie and family.

Elaine Cochrane - September 29, 2021

Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. My deepest sympathy to all the family.

Albert and Jean McWhirter - September 29, 2021

Our sympathy and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.RIP Donnie

Jane mullins - September 29, 2021

Dave, Judy and family So sorry to hear about your dad Thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time Jane Wayne and family

Linda, David, Jessica and Johnathon - September 29, 2021

Our sincere sympathy to Laurie and family. We will miss Donnie's stories, visits and friendship.

Michelle & Fraser Adamson - September 28, 2021

So sorry to hear. Sending hugs to all in your family Thinking of you all through this sad time. Fraser,Michelle, Easton and Rylea.

Joyce & James Brash - September 28, 2021

So sorry to hear about Don. He was a favorite story teller when we visited him at his home in Cascapedia. Sincere condolences to the family.

Kevin & Stacy Warner - September 27, 2021

Sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. May your good memories be comforting in the future.

David Garniss - September 27, 2021

I have many fond memories of working with Don at Consumers Gas/Enbridge. My condolences to his family.

Marcy Whelan - September 27, 2021

Dear Dave and Judy, Heather and Glen and families, we are saddened to hear of your fathers passing. Sending you our deepest sympathy. Dennis and Marcy.

Mike & Kim Behan & family - September 27, 2021

Heather, Glen, Dave and Judy and families. So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing, may the wonderful memories get you through this sad time.

John & Kathy West - September 27, 2021

Dear Heather, Glen and Family, So sorry to hear about you Dad and Grandfather. Know that are thoughts are with you through the days ahead. Take Care.

Anne Reyns - September 26, 2021

Heather , Glen & Family; Sincere condolences upon hearing of your Dad's passing. May the love of Family and friends bring comfort at this sad time.

Marion & Geoff Skuse - September 26, 2021

Dear Dave, Judy, Heather, Glen and families, We were so saddened to hear of your dad’s passing. He was such a wonderful man and we always enjoyed chatting with him when we had the chance. He will be missed by the many people that knew him. Please give your mom a hug for us and know that you are all in our thoughts at this very sad time. RIP Mr. McWhirter

sandy elliott - September 26, 2021

Sorry to hear of your grandpa passing Lindsey. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Kim and Tom Donegan - September 26, 2021

Sorry to hear of your Dads death! Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time!