MacDonald, Leo Joseph "Leaky Leo", age 84, of
Antigonish passed away suddenly on February 28, 2023, at
Born in Antigonish, he was a son of the late Henry and Josie
"Leo the Plumber" was well known in town, starting
with Silver & Hanifen before owning his own business of
MacDonald’s Plumbing and Heating. He was a
4th Degree Knight of the Knights of Columbus,
and a former Grand Knight, as well as a 60-year member of Arras Branch
59 of the Royal Canadian Legion. An avid outdoorsman, Leo
enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping, and he also enjoyed country
music and going to the dances. His boisterous personality
will be missed during the gossiping at Tim
Horton’s. He is finally reunited with his son,
He is survived by his daughters, Shawna (Gerard) MacDonald,
Antigonish; Sonya (Jim) Clarke, Calgary; and Sheena MacDonald, Thunder
Bay; grandchildren, Kyle MacDonald and Kayla MacDonald, Antigonish;
and Luke and William Clarke, Calgary; sister, Elizabeth MacDonald,
Antigonish; brothers, Gordon (late Helen), Greenwood; and John (late
Shirley), Antigonish; sister-in-law, Shirley MacDonald; and many
nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his son, Shane (4); former wife, Sandralea;
and siblings, Lawrence (Patsy), Everett, Harry (Roberta), and Peggy
Visitation will be held Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm in
C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish.
Funeral Mass will be held Saturday at 2:00pm in St. Ninian Cathedral,
Reverend Danny MacLennan presiding. Burial in the parish
cemetery in the spring.
The family would like to thank all the emergency responders
and Leo’s neighbour, Chris, for all of their
In Memoriam, donations to Arras Branch 59 of the Royal
Canadian Legion appreciated.
Online condolences: www.clcurry.com