The family of James Sinclair MacDonald regret to announce his passing on Saturday, July 2, 2022, at Hospice Cape Breton, Membertou.

Born on September 23, 1961, in Kitchener, ON, James was the son of the late Daniel John and Vesta Jean (Wright) MacDonald.

James lived a simple life, enjoying music and spending time with his family, whom he loved dearly.

James is survived by his sisters, Elaine MacDonald, Vesta (Mackey) Campbell, Maritia (Robert) Boutilier, and Bonita Atchison; brother, Michael (Kim); wife, Mary (Blackwood) MacDonald and her children, Justin, Jeremy and Christina; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, James was predeceased by his brother Frank MacDonald.

Memorial service to celebrate the life of James MacDonald will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church St.), Whitney Pier on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at 2 p.m. with President Robert Silverstein officiating. Interment will take place in Hardwood Hill Cemetery, Sydney.

Donations in memory of James may be made to Hospice Palliative Care of Cape Breton County.

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

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