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Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald

Friday, January 24th, 1958 Sunday, July 26th, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Michael Lee McDonald

Michael Lee McDonald, of Inwood, WV passed away on July 26, 2020, at his home surrounded by his wife, children, and grandchildren with lots of jokes, laughter, and love.

Born January 24, 1958, in Elizabeth, NJ., he was the son of the late Wilbert Leroy McDonald and Rosemarie Herenyi McDonald.

Senior Chief Michael who was known as Popi, was a 22 year retired Veteran of the United States Navy serving from 1975-1997. He was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church.
He was married to his princess for 40 years, he was a loving husband, a caring and proud father, and gentle grandfather of twelve.

He had a great love for the New York Mets, the New York Giants, and the New York Rangers.

He is survived by his wife Susan Scott McDonald; four children, Mandy and Tim Dunbar of Bunker Hill, Josh and Sam McDonald of Point of Rocks, MD, Mark and Jen McDonald of Woodbridge, VA, Peter McDonald of Point Loma, CA; twelve grandchildren, Mailei, Kai, Michael, Lily, Scarlett, Kealy, Keira, Aiden, Shaela, Sorsha, Seamus, Seanan; step-father, John Herega of The Villages of FL; two brothers, David McDonald and wife Becky of Dublin, GA, Andy McDonald, of Dublin, GA; two sisters, Christina Kyrak and husband Ron of Jackson, NJ, Virginia Kersey of Rochelle, GA; three step-brothers, Mark Herega of Avenel, NJ, John Herega, Jr. of Seaside Heights, NJ, and Tim Herega and wife Lisa, of Beachwood, NJ.

The family would like a special thank you to his posse, Smokey and Harry for their friendship.

The Brown Funeral Home South Berkeley Chapel of Inwood, WV will be open for family to receive friends only from the hours of 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, July 31, 2020. A mass of christian burial will be held on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Leo Catholic Church with Father Alfred Obiudu as celebrant.

Visitors will be required to wear face masks, practice social distancing, and follow directives.

Graveside service will be held in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, July 31st, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    South Berkeley Chapel
    287 Arden Nollville Road
    INWOOD, WV
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday, July 31st, 2020
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Monday, August 3rd, 2020 | 11:00am
    St. Leo Catholic Church
    2109 Sulphur Springs Road
    INWOOD, WV
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    Monday, August 3rd, 2020
    11:00am
    Officiant
    Father Alfred Obiudu
  • Interment

    Arlington National Cemetery

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Jimmy, Laurie, Elizabeth, Bryan, Alissa, and Alex, Jim, Anne, and Carl Dunbar., and other have sent flowers to the family of Michael Lee McDonald.
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Jimmy, Laurie, Elizabeth, Bryan, Alissa, and Alex, Jim, Anne, and Carl Dunbar., and other have sent flowers to the family of Michael Lee McDonald.
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,Mike, Mickey, Mark (The Ground pounder) & Jennifer Varga

Words cannot express how sorry we are for your loss. Mickey was and will always be our favorite Squid. We pray you find comfort in his love for y'all

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We're so sorry for your loss. We're thinking of you!

Jeff Rashap, Ed Kovacs, Chris Chung, Peter Stickl, Becky M planted 3 memorial trees for Michael McDonald

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Claire Hutchins

McDonald family, My deepest condolences. A tree will be planted in Michael's honor so there will always be a living remembrance of him.
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Jimmy, Laurie, Elizabeth, Bryan, Alissa, and Alex

Much love and hugs!!
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Jim, Anne, and Carl Dunbar.

May the Love of Family and Friends bring you comfort, and the Love of God bring you peace . Jim, Anne, and Carl Dunbar
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