Marjorie L. MacDonald
- June 4, 1929 - June 24, 2012
- Waltham, Massachusetts
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“Dear Jamie/David and all the MacDonald's:
I am so sorry to hear about your mother's passing. My heart goes out to you. She was such a great...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Steve Cianci - Waltham, IL
“Our sincere sympathy to the MacDonald family. Have wonderful memories of spending many cold hours in the ice rinks. Marg was gracious lady with a...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Marilyn Robinson - Waltham, MA
“Dear Bernard and family,
I will miss my phone calls with Margie. Life will not be the same without her.
She was very special to me.
...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Jeannette Bushee - Woburn, MA
“Dear MacDonald Family
Please accept our deepest sympathies as you grieve the passing of your mother.Having the opportunity to meet her only...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Tom and Lorraine McConnon - MA
“True frends, Joe and "Barney" for over 60 years. It was our pleasure to enjoy both Marge and Barney at their condo in Hollywood, Fl. Their warmth...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Joe Quigley and Elsa Shea - MA
“Bernard my expression of sorrow for the loss of a beautiful LADY.
6 of 9 | Posted by: Patricia piscatelli - Newburort, MA
“Dr. MacDonald, Brian, Scotty, Jamie and David,
I was so sorry to hear about Margie's passing. I will miss her. I will always remember the...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Laurie Cura-Garron - Dedham, MA
“To All the MacDonald Family:
Please accept my heartfelt sympathies for your loss. I hope your warm memories will take you through your sorrow...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Jean Keaveney Tierney - Waltham, MA
“Dear McacDonald Family,
I am greatly sorry to hear about the loss of Marjorie. I have fond memories of her when all of you lived on Leitha Drive....Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Sharyn Cianci - Waltham, MA
Waltham – Mrs. Marjore L. (Saurman) MacDonald, of Waltham, died Sunday, June 24, 2012 in Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Florida. She was 83.
Marjorie was born in Boston on June 4, 1929, a daughter of the late Malcolm and Lena (Ivester) Saurman and was raised in Braintree where she graduated from Thayer Academy. She attended Boston University and the Massachusetts College of Art and took her first job at Harvard Medical School where she worked as a research assistant. In later years she worked with her husband at his Waltham dental practice. Marjorie had lived in Belmont and in Newton before moving to Waltham in October of 1960.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Bernard F. MacDonald, D.M.D.; her children, Brian F. MacDonald of Henderson Nevada, L. Scott MacDonald and his wife, Susan, of Holliston, James A. MacDonald of Waltham and David C. MacDonald and his wife, Julie, of Milford, New Hampshire; and her grandchildren, Amanda MacDonald of San Diego, California, and Alysha, Jared and Aubrey MacDonald all of Holliston.
Family and friends will honor and remember Marjorie's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Sunday, July 1st from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Monday morning before leaving in procession to Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.