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Christopher "Mack" Columbus McDonald

Christopher Columbus McDonald “Mack”, 92, passed away on February 20, 2019. He was born May 24, 1926 in Akron, OH to the late Earnest and Virginia McDonald. Chris proudly served his country in the US Army during WWII and obtained a Purple Heart. He was a carpenter his entire life and retired from Akron Floors. He was a past member of Carpenter’s Union 639, the Knights of Columbus, the Holy Name Society, Cursillo and CRHP. Chris was a faithful member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed birdwatching and hunting and fishing. Chris also liked to cook and bake, but most of all he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Earnest Paul McDonald, and Homer Pershing McDonald; sisters, Marybelle McDonald, Christine Batton and Sarah Ann White.

Chris is survived by his wife, Noreen of 72 and half years; sons, Kenneth (Charlie Smith), Patrick (Eva) and Christopher; brother, Donald (Ruth) McDonald; sister, Crystal Montana; grandchildren, Dennis (Betsy), Michelle (John), and Eric (Miranda); great-grandchildren, Sadie, Ava, Julian, Kendall and Kamden.

A Memorial Mass will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 2101 17th St. SW, Akron, OH 44314 on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 10 a.m. with visitation one half hour prior. Father Michael Smith, Celebrant. Inurnment will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery.  

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God bless Mack, a long term friend of our family and Doug Bunn. We always enjoyed being around him and his work was always first rate.

Dave Singleton Feb 27 2019 12:00 AM

A truer, greater friend has never been. Mack's gift of "being" showed brighter than the sunshine. We miss him big time!

Sharon & Hank

SHARON MORE Feb 25 2019 12:00 AM

A TABLE BASKET was sent on February 24, 2019

Our Mom and Dad treasured your friendship. With love, The Moushey Family - Steve/Eileen, Tom/Suzy, Denny, Tim/Nancy

Expression of Sympathy Feb 24 2019 12:00 AM