Wendell J. MacDonald, 91

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Wendell J. MacDonald

RAYMOND — Wendell J. “Wink” MacDonald, 91, of Rumford passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 at his daughter Jane’s home in Raymond surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Rumford, on Jan. 25, 1923, a son of William J. and Mary (Goodwin) MacDonald.

Wendell attended St. Athanasius School and was a graduate of Mexico High School, Class of 1941.

He served in the U.S. Army during WWII in France, Belgium and Holland.

Wendell was employed for over 40 years with Oxford Paper Company and retired in 1985 from the Engineering Department.

He was a communicant of Parish of the Holy Savior. He was a member of the American Legion and the VFW.

Wendell enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing the violin and the harmonica. He also enjoyed traveling, playing cribbage, and spending time with his family in the home that he built.

Surviving are his children, David W. MacDonald of South Portland, Dennis W. MacDonald of Hooksett, N.H., Thomas B. MacDonald of Portland, Peter J. MacDonald of Highlands Ranch, Colo., Nancy M. Johnson of Dover, N.H., William R. MacDonald of Mexico and Jane M. Hoffman of Raymond; a sister, Elizabeth “Jenny” Stoklas of Mexico; and 10 grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Theresa (Polero) MacDonald; a brother, Harold MacDonald; and a sister Margaret Richards.

You are invited to share your, thoughts, condolences, and fond memories with the MacDonald family by visiting their guestbook at www.SGThibaultFuneralHome.com

There will be no visiting hours. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 at Parish of the Holy Savior. Spring interment will be in Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot Street, Rumford.

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