Elizabeth Theresa (Curtis) MacDonald

Born: Sat., Jun. 15, 1929
Died: Fri., Dec. 25, 2020


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Location: Aspy Bay United Church


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Elizabeth “Theresa” MacDonald
Aspy Bay

The death of Elizabeth “Theresa” MacDonald occurred on the evening of Friday, December 25, 2020 at home in Aspy Bay in her 92nd year. She was born to Jim and Helen (Dunphy) Curtis June 15, 1929, in St. Margaret’s Village.
After the war, Theresa married John D. MacDonald (d. 1994). She will be remembered by her five children, Colleen (Lowell Murray), David, Gerard, Lisa, and Ian (Jennifer MacEachern), one brother, John “Buddy” (late Muriel), and four grandchildren - John MacDonald (Amy McCall), William and Colin Murray and John Duncan MacDonald.  She is also survived by brothers-in-law Bruce McNenly and Michael MacNeil.  She was predeceased by brother Joseph (late Margaret), sisters Mary MacDonald (late Dan R), Rose Burton (late Everett), Monica McNenly, and Charlotte MacNeil.
Theresa was a quietly efficient woman who recognized need and responded to it. Over the years she organized and managed clinics for handicapped children and helped bring dental care to north of Smokey.  She also contributed to ensuring our veterans were remembered.
She had a close bond with her MacDonald in-laws, cherished her nieces, nephews and close friends she kept over the years.  Things in life that brought her great joy were her family and home in Aspy Bay, visits, many great games of cards and her love of music.  Her kindness and welcoming nature was known to many.  You didn’t leave without a meal, cup of tea or a care package to take home with you.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Jobes Funeral Home. Cremation, at her request, has taken place. A private service will take place Thursday, January 7, 2021, at 11 a.m. in the Aspy Bay United Church, followed by a graveside committal at 11:30 a.m. for those who would like to attend.  COVID-19 protocols in place. In lieu of flowers, donations greatly appreciated for the Easter Seals campaign or a veterans’ charity of your choice. Words of comfort may be forwarded to her family at www.jmjobesfuneralhome.com

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Cara (Maloney) Lee
   Posted Mon January 04, 2021
So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Lots of treasured memories. She was a beautiful lady. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Alice M MacAskill
   Posted Mon January 04, 2021
Buddy my deepest sympathy to you on the passing of your sister.
Alice

Leanne Hanley
   Posted Mon January 04, 2021
Lisa and family- I am so sorry to hear the news of your Mom's passing. I know how close you all were with her, and that she really was the matriarch of your family. Thinking of you and your entire family at this time.

Melody and David MacMillan
   Posted Mon January 04, 2021
Wishing to send our condolences to Gerard, Lisa and all her family who will be dearly missing her presence in Asby Bay. A woman of quiet strength and kindness, qualities she's clearly passed on to children.
Melody and David MacMillan

Jeanette Campbell
   Posted Mon January 04, 2021
Hi Lisa: So sad to hear of your moms passing. I know you missed very few weekends going home to see her, that shows the love you had for her. She will be missed but you have so many cherished memories that will never be forgotten. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.

Donnie & Agnes Campbell
   Posted Mon January 04, 2021
Theresa was truly a beautiful person and her kindness was felt by everyone. She always had a smile on her face. Our deepest sympathy to all the family
Cherish your memories
Donnie & Agnes

Krista Tobin
   Posted Mon January 04, 2021
Lisa & family,

Please accept my sincere condolences on your mom’s passing. I am so sorry for your loss - I know how close you were and what a special bond you had. Thinking of you, and hope to see you soon. Love Krista xo

Blaise and Betty Bourgeois
   Posted Tue January 05, 2021
Dave and family
Sending our deepest sympathies to you all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Blaise and Betty

Rob Stockley
   Posted Tue January 05, 2021
Lisa,
It is with a heavy heart I write these condolences. So sorry to here of Theresa's passing. You know I have always thought the world of her. From meeting her way back when to the last visit I had I will always be grateful for her kindness and never changing good nature. From knitted gifts to home cooked meals and a big good bye hug I will never forget. She will always be my favorite. Lisa, to you, Colleen, David, Gerard, Ian and the rest of your family my deepest sympathies. May you get through this time knowing Theresa has touched many hearts and will not be forgotten.

Rob Stockley

Pauline & Albert Zwicker
   Posted Wed January 06, 2021
We wish to express sincere condolences to all of Theresa's family as well as her brother, Buddy. She was a lovely lady.

Lisette Aucoin
   Posted Wed January 06, 2021
Sorry to hear aboit your mom's passing ...Sending our deepest sympathies to the family ..RIP Theresa

Maureen Rossong
   Posted Wed January 06, 2021
So sorry Liss. I know how much you loved her & spent so much time checking on her to be dire she was safe. Sounds like she was a wonderful woman ; you were indeed blessed!

Joe & Neldia Capstick
   Posted Thu January 07, 2021
Sending our deepest sympathies to you all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you

Bill Sanson
   Posted Thu January 07, 2021
I am so sorry to hear about your mother. David mentioned her many times. She will be missed.

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