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James "Jim" MacDonald

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James "Jim" MacDonald

October 14, 1944 - November 11, 2021

Jim Passed at Northumberland Hills Hospital on November 11, 2021, at the age of 77.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years Shirley, his dear sister Marg (Gil Brocanier), his brothers Ted (Eileen) and Tom (Jeanette).

He will be missed by his son Robert (Ann), his daughter Angela (Phillippo) and 4 grandchildren. Paige and Graydon MacDonald, Ainsleigh and Garrett Phillippo.

Pre-deceased by his parents James and Mary MacDonald.

Jim was the happiest at his best friend Cam Morrison’s (Linda) hunting camp, Rice Lake fishing for for Pickerel off Shelly's dock or riding his Harley

Jim never wanted a funeral, so there will be no service.

Thank you to all his doctors and nurses at Kingston General Hospital and a very special thank you to Dr. Mulé and the kind, caring and compassionate staff at the Northumberland Hills Hospital – Palliative Care Unit.

Those wishing may make a memorial donation to the Northumberland Hills Hospital- Palliative Care Unit.

Jim’s favourite saying when arriving at his final destination on a biking trip was

“The Eagle Has Landed”.

Yes, it has.

Message Of Condolence

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MESSAGES OF CONDOLENCE / DONATIONS

Dave &Carol Johnston - November 25, 2021

Shirley so sorry for your loss

Marg DePinto - November 25, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital - Palliative Care Unit

Laramie - November 22, 2021

So sorry to hear of Jim's passing.

Lynanne Frisken - November 21, 2021

Shirley so sorry for your loss. My Deepest Condolences to You and Your Family.

Jack Scott (Scotty) - November 20, 2021

My deepest condolences Shirley. I did not know Jim, but I did work with you for years at General Foods/Kraft. So sorry for your loss.

Debbie McFarland - November 19, 2021

Dear Shirley, so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Sincere condolences to you and your family. Charlie and Debbie McFarland

Ed Weatherup - November 19, 2021

Shirley so very sorry for your loss, Jim will be greatly missed . Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family .

Ross and Joan Quigley - November 19, 2021

Shirley and family , Marg, Ted, Tom and families . We are thinking of you and sending our sincere condolences at this sad time . Ross and Joan

Helen Lee - November 19, 2021

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Shirley.

Anita Gutteridge - November 18, 2021

Dear Shirley, Marg and families I am so sorry for your loss. Such sad times but I hope remembering the good times will bring you comfort. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Anita Gutteridge

Peter and Pam Perrow - November 18, 2021

Deepest sympathies to Shirley and family. Thoughts and prayers are with you

Don and Mary Jones - November 18, 2021

Our sincere condolences to the MacDonald family, Marg , Gil and family.Sorry for your loss. Don and Mary Jones

Mary Elder - November 18, 2021

Dear Shirley, We are very sorry to hear of Jim's passing. So glad to hear that he enjoyed the fishing from Shelly's dock; one of the best places for pickerel. Mary (Blastorah) and Ivan Elder

Susan Joyce - November 18, 2021

Uncle Jim will be missed. He was always so kind to Andy and I - and we are forever indebted to him for all the work he did to host our wedding at his and Aunt Shirley's beautiful house. xo

Jim and Sheila McCabe - November 18, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital - Palliative Care Unit

Barbara Maughan - November 17, 2021

I want to extend my sincere condolences to the family. I was sorry to learn of Jim's passing. We were neighbours during elementary school days.

Pat and Bob Barker - November 16, 2021

Shirley, Sincerest condolences to you and the family. Pat & Bob Barker

Ken Lambert - November 16, 2021

I'm going to miss Jim popping in looking for a bolt for this or certain size nut for that. He always said "I'm on the scrounge" and we'd spend the next little while looking in the barn for the nut or bolt he was looking for. RIP Jim. Thinking of you Shirley. Hang in there.

Carol& Harold Boundy - November 16, 2021

So sorry to hear of the passing of Jim,he was a friend and neighbor on the shores of Rice Lake. R.I.P.

Jeanine Clarey - November 16, 2021

Dear Shirley Sending our sincere condolences to you and your family Take care Jeanine & Paul Clarey

Jane Mcivor - November 16, 2021

Shirley, Marg, Ted,Tom and families. Our deepest condolences. Jane and Bill McIvor

Dave Anderson - November 16, 2021

Shirley and family, Marg and the MacDonald family. My condolences to all on the news of Jim’s passing. Jim and I lost track of one another after high school. Thought of him every time I returned to Cobourg over the fifty four years since I left town. RIP Jim

Rene Burgess - November 15, 2021

My deepest condolences..

Bob & Janice Boundy - November 15, 2021

Shirley and family and the MacDonald family we are so very sorry to hear of Jim's passing. May he rest in peace! Our condolences to everyone!

Ronald Martorino - November 15, 2021

Shirley, sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ron & Molly

ROBERT & BEVERLEY CROFT - November 15, 2021

Shirl: So sorry to read of Jim's passing. Our thoughts are with you at this time. Bev & Bob.

Joan Kemp - November 15, 2021

Marg, Gill and family. Sorry for your loss. Thinking of you in these difficult days. Jim & Joan

Colin and Ruth Watson - November 15, 2021

With sincere condolences. May your many memories help ease your pain.

Janet & Eric - November 15, 2021

So very sorry to hear of your loss Shirley. Our hearts go out to you.

Debbie Brisbin - November 15, 2021

Marg. So sorry for your loss. I think of you often.

Amy Staples & Jon Maull - November 15, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital - Palliative Care Unit

Gail Warner - November 15, 2021

Shirley we are so sorry to hear of Jim's passing, we are keeping you and his loved ones in our hearts and prayers at this very difficult time!

Anne and Paul Burnham - November 15, 2021

To the MacDonald family, We are sorry to learn of this loss within your family. We wish you all the best in the days ahead.

Elaine Hatch - November 14, 2021

Deepest condolences Shirley to you and your family.

Jack & Paulette Herriot - November 14, 2021

Shirley,Marg,Ted,Tom and families. We are very sorry to hear about Jim's passing. Thinking of you at this time.

Blaine Darling - November 14, 2021

So sorry to hear about Jim’s passing, I remember back when he worked with my Dad at MacGregor Electric, He was a good man. All the best to your family during this most difficult time

Sharon Gutteridge - November 14, 2021

Shirley & Family, so very sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. Thinking of you. Mike & Sharon

Suzanne Lanctot - November 14, 2021

To Shirley and family, my sincere condolences in the loss of Jim. May the happy memories, sustain you at this sad time. Sincerely Sue

Deb and Barry Bird - November 14, 2021

Our sincere condolences Shirley to you and all of Jim’s family.

Steve & Carol Weir - November 14, 2021

Shirley, Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Remember Jim will always be with you. Thinking of you.

Tom & Barb Matthews - November 14, 2021

To Marg and all the Macdonald family, so sorry to hear of Jim's passing . Our thoughts are with you at this time. Barb & Tom

Barry & Therese May - November 14, 2021

Shirley and family. Our condolences on the passing of Jim. Our thoughts are with you all at this sad time.

Bruce Sherwin - November 14, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital - Palliative Care Unit

Bruce Sherwin - November 14, 2021

I'm so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. My condolences Shirley, and to all of the family. I have many fond memories during our working days at MacGregor Electric. It was always nice when we would bump into each other and catch up with our lives. Rest in peace Jim.

Steve - November 14, 2021

Uncle Jim, I’ll always remember the day you showed up at our house on Margaret st and tied your horse to the fence. Being young I thought that was so cool. Condolences to your family on such a lost and may you RIP and thank you for a lot of memories growing up. Like your house that was haunted that you told me about. You’ll be missed

Barb & Wayne Linton - November 14, 2021

Shirley & family & Marg & family: so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Our sincere sympathy at this sad time. Cherish the memories & hold on to each other.

Carol Gutteridge - November 14, 2021

So very sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with You all.

Lynda Skitch Oliver - November 14, 2021

So sorry Marg to hear of the loss of your brother. My condolences to you and yours - and to Jim’s family. Lynda

June and Gord Minifie - November 14, 2021

Thoughts and prayers are with you Shirley and family.

Bill Peeples - November 14, 2021

My sincere condolences to Jim's family. He was a fabulous co-worker and all around great guy.

Judy Elliott - November 14, 2021

Dear Rob & Ange, I’m so very sad reading about your Dad. He was a great brother-in-law so many years ago. I always got a hug with lots of chatter whenever we met. He was a man that did things his own way. He’s at peace now, no more suffering.xo

Carol Ann Heffernan - November 14, 2021

Marg and family, We are sorry to hear about your brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. Tom & CarolAnn

Ross Dudley - November 14, 2021

My sincere condolences to all of Jim’s family. We had been friends for a long time. Whenever we met up it was good for an hour or two conversation. Rest In Peace my friend.