Sadly the family of Norma June MacDonald of Castlegar wishes to announce her passing at Talarico Place Care Centre, on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, blessed with 88 years of life.
Norma was born in Nelson on March 22, 1926 to parents Mabel and Ed Simpson. She had two much older half-sisters. On May 6, 1950, she married Gordon Alexander “Buzz” MacDonald and they raised three children. The family lived in Castlegar for the past 35 years. During her working career she was a book-keeper for many years and worked in different offices. Norma enjoyed gardening and made many friends at the Golf Club where she was a member for many years. She was also a proud member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.
She was predeceased by her son Russell in 1992 and her two half-sisters Hazel Marshall and Dorothy Mattice.
Left to mourn her loss is her loving husband of 63 years Gordon; her son Gary of Edmonton and her daughter Lynda (Cyril Esovoloff) of Salmo.
Cremation has taken place in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel and no funeral service is planned.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Merritt and the staff of Talarico Place Care Centre for their kind care, especially Donna Mydansky (neé Hickman) who knew Norma for many years.
Donations in Norma’s Memory may be made to the Diabetic Association, Box 1000,
Fruitvale BC V0G 1L0 or Castlegar Hospital Foundation, Talarico Place, 709-10th Street, Castlegar BC V1N 2H7.