Rita Isabell MacDonald, March 17, 2011

March 17, 2011

Rita Isabell MacDonald, loving wife of Joseph MacDonald, of Bramalea,Ontario, passed away peacefully at home on March 17, 2011.   She was surrounded by her loving family: Joe, Joey, Darlene and grandchildren Jimmy and Melanie.

Rita was born in Foot Cape, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and was the daughter of John and Katie Anne MacDonald.  She was a member of St. John Fisher Roman Catholic Church, 300 Balmoral Drive, Bramalea, Ontario.

Rita was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by two babies in infancy, her mother and father and thirteen brothers and sisters.

There was nothing more important to Rita than her family, relatives and friends.  Rita is survived by her loving husband of fifty and one-half years, Joe; her children Joey (Sandy) of Barrie, Ontario; Darlene (Steve) of Port Credit; her grandchildren Jimmy and Melanie and a very special nephew, Frank MacDonald and his wife Aggie of Abington, Mass., U.S.A.  Aunt Rita (Auntie R) will sadly be missed by many nieces and nephews.

The body will be resting at Ward Funeral Home Limited, Brampton Chapel, 52 Main Street South, Brampton, Ontario L6W 2C5. Viewing will be Monday, March 21, 2011 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Funeral Mass will be held at St. John Fisher Roman Catholic Church, 300 Balmoral Road, Bramalea, Ontario on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 10:30 a.m.   Father Grima will be officiating. 

Family flower only.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice in your area.  Words of comfort may be forwarded to Rita’s family at www.wardfuneral home.com.


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