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George F. McDonald

January 1, 1970 - May 17, 2011

U.S. Veteran

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McDONALD, George F. With his family by his side, passed away at 62 years of age on May 17, 2011 due to his illness with metastasized ocular melanoma. Recent resident of Milford after 23 years in Medway, he grew up in Hyde Park. He was a cherished husband of 32 years to Karen E. (Lloyd) McDonald. A devoted father to his son James and his fiance Catarina DeLima of Nashua, NH and to his daughter Megan of Milford. A beloved brother to Joseph and his wife Marsha of Granby, TX, his sisters Terry Kilduff of Readville and Margaret (Peg) Bremner and her husband Gary of Chester, NH. Extended family include many loved nephews, nieces and brothers-and sisters-in-law, and with a special place in his heart for Jenna and her two sons Zackary and Brendan Blumer.

A US Army Veteran, he served during Vietnam as a Sgt. in the First Brigade, 25th Inf. Div. Bravo Company. Most recently employed with Granite City Electric for 15 years. Motorcycle enthusiast, believer in the Lord, loved his “piece of heaven” at their Middleton, NH lake home and spending time with his precious family and multitude of friends. He touched so many lives with his unique and wonderful sense of humor, and he will be very missed by all who knew him.

A church service honoring and celebrating the life of George will be held on Tuesday, May 24th at 6:30pm at New England Chapel, 40 Kenwood Circle, Franklin (Exit 17 off 495 – chapel is located within a commercial office park). For directions visit www.newenglandchapel.org. There will be a gathering in the caf? immediately following the service where refreshments will be served. Guests are encouraged to visit during this time.

In lieu of flowers, donations in George’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Hope Lodge, 110 West Laurel Avenue, Chelthenham, PA 19012 or Metrowest Cancer Care, Home Care and Hospice, 85 Lincoln St., Framingham, MA 01702 or Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, New England Chapter, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley Hills, MA 02481.