T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel

755 George Street, Sydney, NS


John 'Jack' Gerard MacDonald

March 24, 1939September 24, 2019

John Gerard ‘Jack’ MacDonald Sydney

We regret to announce the passing of John Gerard ‘Jack’ MacDonald, age 80 of Sydney, on September 24, 2019 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.

He was the son of the late Hughie and Christina (MacNeil) MacDonald.

Jack loved delivering the Cape Breton Post for the last 10 years and his daily walk with his sidekick Piper. Jack retired from the steel plant after a long career.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Doris (MacIntosh); daughter Sheila (Kevin); brother Daniel; grandson Mark Colby MacDonald and by nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by siblings Ronald (Rannie), Sr. Marie and Sr. Peggie and Norma, Charlie, Jean, Hughie and Beverly.

A special thanks to Palliative Care, VON and Dr. D’Intino for their excellent care.

Donation may be made to Palliative Care Unit at Cape Breton Regional Hospital.

No visitation or service, burial will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.twcurry.com


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John 'Jack' Gerard MacDonald

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Jennifer Ross

September 27, 2019

Doris sheila Colby so sorry for your loss uncle Jack will be surely missed I'm lost for words as all the memories come to mind he sure was a great man miss you Jack if any of you need anything I'm here xoxo

Tom Cuddihy

September 27, 2019

I worked with Jack in the ‘60s at the Steel Plant in the open hearth on the cranes. There was an army of us then, Jack , Mike, Adrian, Moe and Reggie. Jack was a mainstay. He made the shift go fast. Sincere condolences to his family.

Linda MacCuish

September 27, 2019

Doris, Sheila and Colby. I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that I am thinking of you. Hugs!
My prayers and condolences to all of Jack's family and friends.