Duane “Shorty” McDonald
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Obituary of Duane “Shorty” McDonald

McDonald, Duane "Shorty"
83 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on February 27, 2018 at Erie Shores Hospice.  Beloved husband of Elsie McDonald (nee Hedges).  Loving father of  Dennis and Teresa McDonald, Pam and Rob Aguiar.  Cherished Grandpa of Jennifer, David, Cailynn, Eric, Mitchell. Son of the late Frank and Dorothy McDonald.  Dear brother of the late Wilda and the late Robert Leeming, the late Ray and Elaine McDonald, the late Marion and the late Jack Sykes, Melvin and Pat McDonald, the late Stanley and Irene McDonald, Darlene Murray, Caroline "Jo" and Bob Graff.  Will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Shorty retired from H.J. Heinz Co. after 38 years of dedicated service.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman.  His hobbies included carpentry and woodworking. A special thank you to the staff and volunteers of Erie Shores Hospice for the care and compassion shown to the family. Cremation has taken place. 
Visitation at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday, March 2, 2018 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m.  Memorial Service to celebrate Shorty's life will be held from the Funeral Home on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Olav Kitchen officiating. Interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.  Memorial donations made by cheque to Erie Shores Hospice would be appreciated by the family.  Share words of condolence or make a donation at www.reidfuneralhome.ca