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MacDonald KarenMacDONALD, Karen Arlene - (May 4, 1944 – December 23, 2019) 

Suddenly, yet peacefully following a brief illness, with her loving family at her side on Monday December 23rd, 2019 in her 76th year.

Beloved wife to John for over 55 years.

Loving mother to Craig and his wife Heather, Ian and his wife Brenda and Kathy and her husband Shawn Gooch and predeceased by her son Collin.

Cherished “Gramma” to Dawn Ellen (Pat Nikita), Darrin (Stephanie Schumach), Lindsey, Arran, Colin, Cameron, Ashlyn, Matthew and Karlene and “Great-Gramma” to Colton, Scarlett, Finley and Violett.

Loving sister to Marilyn (Thomas Tucker, predeceased) and Heather (Michael Holland) and predeceased by her brother Albert Kerswill.

Karen will be missed dearly and lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Our family extends a heartfelt thank you to the caring and compassionate staff of South Lake Hospital, Newmarket.

A celebration of Karen’s life will take place in the spring of 2020. 

Arrangements entrusted with OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME

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As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be appreciated by our family.