Visitation

2-4 and 7-9 pm Thursday at Harris Funeral Home

Service

11 am Friday, November 15 at New St. James Presbyterian Church, 280 Oxford St. East at Wellington

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Donations

For those who wish, a memorial gift to the Parkinson Society, 117-4500 Blakie Rd., London, ON N6L 1G5 or the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Please remit directly to the charity, link below. Complete and send the form on this page to notify family of your contribution.

 

50 Years

CARING • HELPFUL • TRUSTED

Jeanne Macdonald

Death Notice

MACDONALD, Jeanne - on Sunday, November 10, 2013, Marion Jean "Jeanne" Macdonald, nee Leatherdale of London in her 89th year, celebrated the first day of her Eternal Life. She is the beloved wife of the late J.C. Alan Macdonald (2010). Much loved mother of Jane (Don) Shirley of Strathroy, Joan (Ian) Gibson of Ottawa, Karen (Herm) Van Ryn of London, and Ian (Dorothy) Macdonald of London; grandmother of Adam (Ashley), Evan, Dave (Lindsay), Sandy, Jane, Jake, Luke, Patrick (Jena), and Abbey; and great-grandmother of Malachi and Josiah. Jeanne is the daughter of the late Reg and Gladys Leatherdale of Jarvis. She will be missed by her brother Coyne Leatherdale (Lorraine Chambers), cousin Kay Evans and sister-in-law Beth Goldhawk. She will also be fondly remembered by many dear nieces, nephews and cherished friends. Jeanne took great pleasure in creating a warm and welcoming home for her family and friends. In her community, she was an active member at New St. James Presbyterian Church and volunteered for over 20 years at Wortley Road Public School. She enjoyed tennis, curling and bridge and especially the many wonderful friends with whom she shared these passions. The family is grateful for the excellent, loving care that Jeanne received from the medical teams and staff at University Hospital and Parkwood Hospital. Visitation on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond. A memorial service will be conducted at New St. James Presbyterian Church, 280 Oxford St. at Wellington on Friday, November 15 at 11 a.m. Cremation and private interment Woodland Cemetery. For those who wish, a memorial gift to the Parkinson Society, 117-4500 Blakie Rd., London, ON N6L 1G5 or the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.