It is with great sadness, we the family of Joseph MacDonald inform you of his passing on Monday, September 16, 2019 at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney.

Born on December 7, 1947 in Sydney, Joseph was the son of the late Donald and Josephine MacDonald.

Joseph was a commercial roofer who volunteered his time with the Cape Breton Ground Search and Rescue, CBSAR as well as the Feral and Abandoned Cat Society. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Joseph is survived by his siblings, Theresa (Jim) Small, Mary (Ron) Harding, Mike MacDonald and Tena (Tim) Krajcovic as well as his nieces and nephews and extended family.

Besides his parents, Joseph was predeceased by his wife, Marie (Ivey) MacDonald and one infant brother.

Visitation for the late Joseph MacDonald will be held on Friday, September 20, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. at the Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street), Whitney Pier.

Memorial Mass to celebrate the life of Joseph MacDonald will be held at Holy Rosary Church in Westmount on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 10 a.m. with Fr. Douglas Murphy officiating. A light lunch will be served by the CWL following the service. Interment will be in the parish cemetery in Westmount.

Donations in memory of Joseph may be made to the Feral and Abandoned Cat Society or a charity of one’s choice.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.

Online Condolences

Dear Theresa (Jim) , Jessie, Frances and family,
Kindly accept our sincere sympathy on the passing of your brother, brother -in-law and uncle, Joseph. Thinking of you and hoping your memories shared with Joseph will help you at this most difficult time -sending hugs -Lynda & Peter J. MacDonald-Ben Eoin
From:  Lynda & Peter MacDonald