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.

Online Condolences

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