It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Lawrence Stephen MacDonald on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born on July 25, 1966 in Sydney, Lawrence was the son of the late Bernie and Jean MacDonald.
Lawrence is survived by his pride and joy, Kimberley Stewart; best bud and son, Steven (Billy) Campbell; brothers, Bernie (Diane), David (Debbie), Moe and Walter (Anne Marie); sisters, Donna (John), Valerie (Tony) and Tina (Ray); brothers-in-law, Gerard Stewart and Ron Stewart Jr.; father-in-law, Ron Stewart Sr.; mother of his son, Mary Jo and godson, Spencer McNeil as well as lifetime friends, Kevin Bond, Marcel Cossette, Wayne Hines and Donnie Ferguson.
Besides his parents Lawrence is predeceased by brothers, Wayne, Robert and sisters, Margaret and Pauline
Lawrence, known as the car guy, could always be found tinkering with cars, be it in the garage, driveway or someone else’s yard. Steven would bring him a fifty dollars car and Lawrence could turn it into a million-dollar K-car for him.
Visitation and memorial service to celebrate the life of Lawrence MacDonald will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church St.) Whitney Pier on Sunday, March 15, 2020. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. with the memorial service to follow at 2 p.m. in the All Faith Chapel with Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating. Light refreshments will take place in the funeral home reception area following the service.
Donations in memory of Lawrence can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of one’s choice.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
“I got your lighter, did you stall my car”
Lawrence u made a huge impact in do many people’s lives and I’m so happy to have met you. Rest easy my friend love panda
to my brother -in-law Bernie and the Macdonald family my deepest sympathy to you all. Love Patsy
Losing your dad can be extremely difficult because you are losing a source of strength, stability and consistency in your life. I am sorry for your loss Stephen and my sincerest condolences to the rest of the family.
Tina I am so sorry to hear about your brother. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and the MacDonald family.
My sincere condolences to Bernie and Diane on.the loss of a brother and brother in law. Condolences also to all the Mac Donald Family.
My condolences to the family of Lawrence. May all the good memories of him ease your grief.
sorry to hear of his passing !!!
Kim and Stephen my condolences to you both and your families! Lawrence was a great guy and a great neighbor! Never a dull moment with him around RIP Lawrence! Sincerely,Dave and Chris Mills