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Linda McDonald

Linda McDonald

June 5, 2023

Linda McDonald

McDONALD, Linda – Unexpectedly at the Palmerston and District Hospital, on Monday, June 5, 2023 in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of Doug, together for over 44 years. Cherished mother of Kenny Grightmire, Dwayne McDonald (Doreen), Paul McDonald (Sarah), and Heather Keefe (Clayton). Loving grandmother of Brandon, Cody, A.J., Tamara, Zoey, Amelia, and Hunter, and great-grandmother of Audrianna, Adelynn, and Chloe. Dear sister of Murray (Caroline), Barry (Bonnie), Kathy, and Karen.

She will be missed by her nieces, nephews, extended family, and many friends. 

Linda and Doug wintered in Florida, enjoying the sunshine and fun times with friends. They also had the pleasure of taking many cruises together, and they loved spending time on their own boat. Above all else, Linda adored her family and the cherished memories made together. 

Visitation will be held at the England Funeral Home, 294 Main Street South, Mount Forest, on Friday, June 9th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., and on Saturday, June 10th from 12:00 – 12:45 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Linda are asked to consider the Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation.


Our deepest condolences to you Doug & family. Linda will be missed!
Ross & Jan Rodgers

— Ross & Jan Rodgers, June 11, 2023

My condolences to you and your family

— Donna Olson, June 9, 2023

Doug and family,
We are so sorry to hear of Linda’s passing.
What a strong, vibrant and wonderful woman she was.
We hope that all your wonderful memories help you get through this difficult time.
Debi and Shadow

— Debi and Shadow Kostuik, June 7, 2023

Our condolences to you and family, sorry for your loss we have been friends with Linda & Doug in Florida for many years, big hug to Doug from both of us. 🙏🏻

— Phyllis & Joe De Sousa, June 7, 2023

Bob and I were so saddened to hear of Linda's passing. So many great memories of our time spent as friends both down in Panama City Beach and at Pike Lake, Hugs to Doug and all the family during this difficult time.

— Bob and Leslie Perry, June 7, 2023

We we're so sorry and shocked to hear the news. Our condolences to you and the family. We have such great fun memories of our visit to your home and to get togethers in Florida. Love to you and your family!

— Gail Shook and Paul Ruttan, June 6, 2023

Sorry for your loss. Our condolences to you and your family Doug. Tom and Helen Quinn

— Tom and Helen Quinn, June 6, 2023

We are sorry to hear about your your loss, sending condolences to you and your family. We will miss seeing Linda around the park.
Randy and Jacquie

— Jacquie Goforth, June 6, 2023

Thinking of you and your family during your loss.

— Paul and Marilynn Driscoll A 12, June 6, 2023

We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to you.

The Salnek Family

— Robert Salnek And Suzanne Lejeune, June 5, 2023

I’m so very sorry for your family’s loss. Linda always had a smile on her face and always polite when she would come to the Pike Lake Motel to pay a bill or have something faxed. Sending hugs and condolences to Doug and the family. Remember the happy memories and keep them close to your hearts. 🙏🏻🤗

— Gwendolyn Leeder, June 5, 2023

Contact Info

294 Main Street South
P.O. Box 38, Mount Forest
Ontario, Canada N0G 2L0
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