We, the family regret to announce the peaceful passing of Stephen Vincent MacDonald, age 80, on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
Born on October 22, 1941, Steve was the son of the late Angus MacDonald and Mary Donovan.
During his working years, Steve worked for the water department, CBRM.
Besides his parents, Steve is predeceased by his brother, Alexander MacDonald and Grandson, David Risk.
Steve is survived by his partner of 28 years, Shirley Pemberton; sisters, Margie Riley (Dave), and Marie Weatherbee (Max); sister-in-law, Karen MacDonald; children, Scott MacDonald, Darlene Risk, Lorne MacDonald, Donna Anderson, and grandchildren, Cameron Anderson and Emily Tubrett.
Visitation and memorial service to celebrate the life of Stephen MacDonald will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church St.), Whitney Pier on Friday, March 4, 2022. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. with the memorial service to follow at 3 p.m. in the All Faith Chapel with Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating.
Covid protocols will be practiced at the service
Steve was a great lover of animals. Donations in memory of Steve may be made to a animal charity of one’s choice.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
I am truly sorry to hear of STEVIE ‘S passing . I went to school with him, and always remember his kindness and sweet smile. CONDOLENCES TO ALL HIS FAMILY.
From: Joan C Macintosh(BENNETT)
Our sincere sympathy to Steve’s loved ones on his passing. Our thoughts and prayers are extended to his family at this difficult time.
From: Mary and Dave French
Sorry for the loss of Steve, our though and prayers are with you all.
From: Gerald and Karen Pino
My deepest condolences to Steve’s family. May he rest in peace.
From: Ruthanne (Weatherbee) Wareham
To the Mac Donald Family I was so sorry to hear of Steve’s passing. He always gave the best hugs and had a great sense of humor. My prayers and thoughts are with you at this very difficult time.
From: Debbie Byrne Walmsley
I’m so sorry for your loss. I have very fond memories spending time in the Meadows with Steve and my brother Brooks. Steve always made us laugh, I’ll always think of him when someone shakes my hand just a little too hard and smile.
Attaboy Ryan. Our Dad was heavy on the handshakes. Good of you to publish this. Peace
So sorry for your loss .
Anne Marie & Donnie MacAskill
So sorry for your loss. Steve was always so very welcoming when we’d drop in for a visit. He’ll be missed by many.
Clayton and Marion
Sincere condolences to all, I am deeply saddened by Stevie’s passing. He was the best. I will always remember his bear hugs. We are in Hfx for Doctor appointments. I hope to make it home in time tomorrow for the service but will be thinking of you if I don’t get there.
Ann Marie and Jim
Atta girl Anne.
Our Dad was amazing.
Hope my siblings meet you on the day.
Sorry I meant Ann.
Condolences to the family on the passing of Steve. Many memories from Richmond Street.
I did his passport years ago spelled his name wrong as you can see from his obituary but we fix it up so he could get a good trip…I did a few others to I think he had a buddy go with him great guy and I know Son also❤️
Steve was a great friend and I am so sorry for your loss. He was very funny and we had many laughs. My condolences to his family and rest in peace Steve.