(nee St. Dennis)
With heavy hearts, the family announces the peaceful passing of Marilyn McDonald (nee St. Dennis) at home on March 10, 2021. Predeceased by her beautiful parents Lewis and Marion St. Dennis. Survived by her devoted and caring husband of 62 years, Donald McDonald. Dearly loved mother of Susan (Dave) DiMillo of Arnprior, Steven (Lisa) McDonald of Kingston and Sheryl (Jim) Flowers of Arnprior. Proud and loving GMa of Stuart (Shanna), Daniel (Shayna) and Eric (Brittany) DiMillo and Quinn (Carla) & Austin (Britney) Grainger. Adoring GGMa of Beau & Joël Grainger, Ethan DiMillo and Cora DiMillo. Dear sister of Anthony (Theresa) St. Dennis of Almonte and sister-in-law Helen (late Ken) Macdonald of Ottawa. Marilyn will be missed and lovingly remembered by her extended family and wonderful friends & neighbours for her ever-present positive attitude and enjoyment of life. The family would like to thank the staff at the Renfrew Victoria Hospital Dialysis Unit and wonderful Palliative Care Team at Bayshore Home Health for their tremendous services, care and compassion. Marilyn’s final care and arrangements were entrusted to the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior. Extended family and friends were invited to join us on their electronic devices for a Live Webcast Tribute on Sunday, March 21st at 12pm. A private family interment will take place at a later date at Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa. Although Marilyn loved her garden and flowers, if desired, donations to the Renfrew Victoria Hospital Dialysis Unit or Grace St. Andrew’s United Church in Arnprior would be appreciated.
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