John Arden MacDonald
John Arden MacDonald of Seaforth, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, July 1, 2022. He was 92.
John was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy (Rowe) for 58 years and the cherished father of Carrie Debrone (Bill Driedger), Kitchener and Cameron MacDonald (Karen Catton), Nova Scotia. He was the loving Papa of Amie (Sean), Miles, and Anna (Jared) and the dear brother-in-law of Patricia “Pat” Rowe.
John was predeceased by parents Mabel (Layton) and Orlin MacDonald, and son-in-law John Debrone.
John and Dorothy lived in West Montrose for over 30 years. John had a long-standing teaching career of over 28 years. He taught at schools in Toronto, Stratford and Waterloo. John was a talented woodworker. He designed the workshop at the former King Lear Public Sr. School (now Avon Public School) in Stratford. He was a skilled carpenter and always had a project on the go, whether it was a piece of furniture, a decorative item or completing home renovations.
In keeping with John’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A private graveside service will be held at Huntingford Christ Church Anglican Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Haskett Funeral Home, Seaforth. Donations to Skills Ontario or your local food bank would be appreciated by the family.
Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.