Kenneth William MacDonald of Ripley, died at Trillium Court Seniors’ Community, Kincardine, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 at the age of 95. Born in Ashfield Township, Oct. 8, 1927, he was the son of the late Mary (McIvor) and R.D. MacDonald. Beloved husband of Margery MacDonald (Harrison) for 70 years. Dear father of Brian (Susan) MacDonald of Winthrop, Barry (Marg) MacDonald of Ripley, David MacDonald (Catherine) of Kincardine, Peter (Arlene) MacDonald of Calgary, and Heather (Scott) Campbell of Stratford. Also greatly missed by 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his daughter, Nancy MacDonald; daughter-in-law, Rosemary MacDonald; brother, Roderick MacDonald; and sisters, Bertha Taylor and Isabel Havens. The family thanks all the staff of long-term care at Trillium Court, for the wonderful care Ken received over the past three years. The genuine loving care and concern for both Ken and his family have been beyond measure. Grateful thanks are extended to Dr. Gary Gurbin for his attention and compassion. Ken will be remembered for his love of family and sense of community. We will miss his sense of humour and the twinkle in his eye.
A private funeral service will be held at the MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley, followed by interment in Lochalsh Cemetery. Donations to the Trillium Court Residents’ Council or Huron Shores Hospice, would be greatly appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Condolences on-line at www.mackenzieandmccreath.com