James Donald

Jim Donald

Wednesday, December 4th, 1929 Thursday, June 6th, 2019

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Obituary for Jim Donald

Donald, James (Jim)
Peacefully at his home in Orangeville, Ontario on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the age of 89. Devoted husband of 62 years to Lee; cherished father of Heather and her husband Randy and loving brother of Mad Chapman, her husband Doug and his nephews Mark and Paul and many grand nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father, Larry, his mother Ida and brothers Ted and Pat. Jim will be greatly missed by all whose lives he touched, especially the special members of his beloved “Cobra” family. He will be forever loved and missed.

Visitation will be held at the Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre, 21 First St., Orangeville on Sunday, June 9, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, June 10, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow - Boston Mills Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

A tree will be planted in memory of James in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. The annual dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be offered to the family at

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, June 9th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre
    21 First Street
    Orangeville, On
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    Sunday, June 9th, 2019
    4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Monday, June 10th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre
    21 First Street
    Orangeville, On
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    Monday, June 10th, 2019
  • Interment

    Monday, June 10th, 2019 | 2:30pm
    Boston Mills Cemetery
    1942 Boston Mills Road
    Caledon, Ontario
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    Monday, June 10th, 2019
  • Reception

    Monday, June 10th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Dods & McNair Reception Centre
    21 First Street
    Orangeville, On
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    Monday, June 10th, 2019
    12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Karen Maxwade

Deepest sympathy and sincere condolences. Lee, Heather and your family are in my prayers

Karen Maxwade
Comment | Posted at 04:53pm via Condolence

Heather & Lee. So so sorry to hear about Jim. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. My heart aches for both of you. Losing some one so precious is devastating. I know. You lean on each other. Speak of him often. He was a great man friend and always had a smile on his face for me. Nicest man I have ever meet.

Love Mar & Stephen.
Comment | Posted at 11:47am via Condolence

Kim Carson

Lee and family, the Carson family is so very sorry to hear of your loss. Know that Dianne is there with you in spirit holding your hand as you go through this difficult time and that our thoughts are with you. Bill, Kim and Susan
Comment | Posted at 08:35am via Condolence

Steve and Sharon Seon

Hi Heather, Sharon and I are so sorry you lost your “Hero”, but you know he lives forever with you in your heart. Steve and Sharon
Comment | Posted at 08:08pm via Condolence

Mark and Shelley & family

Uncle Din, you will always be the greatest uncle ever. May the sun shine upon your face and may the wind always be on your back. Rest in peace.
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