JEAN McDONALD

McDONALD (nee McVie), JEAN aged 85 passed away peacefully on Saturday July 11, 2015 after a long struggle with Parkinson’s Disease. She was predeceased by her husband, Joe, of 60 years.


Jean will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, April (Tom) Ireland, granddaughter Lisa Jean Ireland, her son Rob McDonald and siblings Marlene Wenschlag and Tommy McVie


Jean was born and raised in Trail and was proud to call it her home town. She made many life-long friends during her school years. After spending the first years of their marriage in Trail, Jean and Joe moved to Blueberry Creek where they raised their children. Jean liked to entertain and they got to know many of their neighbours. They resided in Blueberry for 44 years.


Jean worked in the meat department of Super Valu in Castlegar for 11 years where she made friends with her co-workers and got to know many of the customers.


Jean was a very cheerful, fun loving and caring person and she was much loved by her family and friends.


Her family would like to thank the staff at Talarico Place and Dr. L. Vasil for their kindness and compassion in caring for Jean.


There will not be a service by request.