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Noreen McDonald

March 26, 1926 — January 15, 2023


Noreen McDonald


Noreen McDonald, 96, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt, entered eternal life on Sunday, January 15, 2023. She was born on Friday, March 26, 1926 in Akron, Ohio to the late John and Irene (O'Donnell) Sendelbach and lived most of her adult life in Kenmore.

Noreen graduated from Kenmore High School in 1943. She was a homemaker and the epitome of the German work ethic, passing the trait onto her family. She loved sweets, traveling and keeping in touch with family and friends. Noreen was a devout Catholic and member of Immaculate Conception Church. 

Along with her parents, Noreen was preceded in death by her husband, Christopher McDonald; sister, Sister Justine Sendelbach CSA, brother, Donnell Sendelbach; and daughter-in-law, Eva McDonald.

She is survived by her sons, Kenneth McDonald (Charlie), Patrick McDonald, Christopher McDonald; grandchildren, Dennis (Betsy) McDonald, Michelle (John) Wolfe, Eric (Miranda) McDonald; great-grandchildren, Sadie, Ava, Julian, Kendall, Kamden, Lincoln, Olivia; many nieces, nephews and friends who dearly loved her.

The family will greet friends at Bacher-Moore Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd., Akron, OH on Sunday, January 22, 2023 from 4 to 6 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, January 23, 2023 at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 2101 17th Street SW, Akron, OH 44314. Interment to be held at Holy Cross Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, in memory of Noreen McDonald.



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Past Services


Sunday, January 22, 2023

4:00 - 6:00pm (Eastern time)

Bacher-Moore Funeral Home - Portage Lakes

3326 Manchester Road, Akron, OH 44319

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, January 23, 2023

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

2101 17th St SW, Akron, Akron, OH 44314

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