Donald Edgar Waldron Sr.
With appreciation for a life well-lived, the family of Donald E. "Don" Waldron Sr. announces his passing, which occurred on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Lackawanna, NY on March 1, 1927, he was the only child of the late Edgar and Marion (Gregory) Waldron. Donald was predeceased by the love of his life, his wife Helen Grace "Gracie" (Mawhinney) in 2014.
Donald will be missed by his beloved daughter, Margo Hall (Stephen); his grandchildren, Christopher Waldron (Tammy), John Waldron (Parissa), Robyn Hall (Michael Janes), Anne Waldron, Adam Waldron and Ethan Waldron; two great-grandchildren, Kiana and Camron Waldron; several nieces and nephews; his church families at RiverCross and Seaside Baptist Church; sister-in-law, Jean Mawhinney; and brothers-in-law, J. Gordon Mawhinney and Harry MacDonald.
In addition to his loving wife Gracie, Donald was predeceased by his sons, Dr. Donald Waldron Jr. and Arthur Waldron.
Donald’s family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the doctors, staff, and all other health care professionals of 3CN and 3BN for their compassionate care and professionalism in his final days.
Arrangements are under the care of Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (634-7424). Visitation will take place at RiverCross Church, 61 Forbes Drive, Saint John on Sunday, February 17, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. A Tribute to a Veteran Service will be held at 7 pm. A celebration of Donald’s life will be held from RiverCross church on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm. He will be laid to rest at Maces Bay Cemetery at a later date. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to Parkinson Canada, Canadian Cancer Society, RiverCross Church, RiverCross Church Bus Fund, or Hope Mission Saint John. Online condolences may be placed at www.BrenansFH.com