Colin William MacDonald
1953 - 2023
Colin William MacDonald
Visitation Information
Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Visitation Time
2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm
Visitation Location
C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish, NS
Service Information
Service Date
Thursday August 31, 2023
Service Time
Service Location
C.L. Curry Funeral Home - 135 College Street Antigonish, NS
Requested Charity
Heatherton Group Home
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MacDonald, Colin William, age 70 of Heatherton passed away on August 26, 2023 in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish, after a brief illness, with his family at his side.

Born in Antigonish, he was the son of the late William Alexander and Margaret Anne (MacNeil) MacDonald, formerly of James River.

Colin grew up in James River where he enjoyed welcoming visitors and picking apples in the fall, and he was fascinated with the trains that passed by his home on a daily basis. For the past twenty-two years, he was a resident of the Heatherton Group Home, where he participated in the Heatherton Activity Centre. He enjoyed music, concerts, and long Sunday drives.

He is survived by his sister, Marilyn; brother Paul (Bonnie); and nephews, Aaron and Brendan (Beverley), all of Antigonish; uncle, Collie MacNeil of Etobicoke; many cousins, and the staff and brothers and sisters at the Heatherton Group Home.  Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother William (Bill) in 1984.

The family expresses their sincere gratitude to all of the wonderful staff and residents at the Heatherton Group Home who provided exceptional care and companionship during Colin’s stay there.  The family also is thankful to his family doctor John Chiasson and the staff at the VON as well as all of the staff at the Palliative Care Unit of St. Martha’s Hospital for the excellent care and compassion that they all provided.

Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm.  Funeral will be held at C.L. Curry Funeral Home on Thursday at 10:30am with Fr. Danny MacLennan presiding. Burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery at a later date.

Family flowers only, please.

Donations in memory may be made to Heatherton Group Home.

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Colin William MacDonald