James Alexander MACDONALD

1949 – 2024

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jim MacDonald after a long battle with Cancer on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at the Moncton Hospital with his wife and daughter at his bedside.

Born in Halifax, NS on December the 4th, 1949, son of the late Angus and Rosalie (Rankin) MacDonald.

Jim will be sadly by his wife of 47 years Liz (Read) MacDonald and the love of his life, his daughter Sarah (Fern) MacDonald. Jim is also survived by his sister Judy MacDonald and his brother George MacDonald as well as by his nieces and nephew.

Jim worked at Via Rail for 35 years retiring in 2009. Since then you would see him at The Moncton Golf Country Club where he would play with anybody who played the game.

The family would like to express their sincere thanks to Dr. Legault, Dr. Leger, Dr. Harb, the staff of Palliative Care and the staff of the Oncology Clinic. They would also like to thank their church family for their continuing support.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 1st, 2024 at Journey Church, Allison Campus, 1539 Salisbury Road, Moncton E1E 4P5 at 11:00 am. A graveside service will be held at Fair Haven Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, PAWS or the charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are entrusted to Fair Haven Funeral Home, 1177 Salisbury Road, Moncton (506) 852-3530. A book of condolences may be signed at http://www.fairhavenmemorial.ca.

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