Emma MacDonald

Emma Mary MacDonald (DeFazio)

Sunday October 20, 1929 - Saturday July 11, 2020
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MACDONALD, Emma (nee DeFazio)

Peacefully at home on Saturday July 11, 2020 in her 91st year. Mother of David, Mary Anne, Emma Jean (Bob) and Joseph (Laura). Grandma of Donny (Erin), Nick (Tashina), Rachel (Zach), Bryan (Meghan) and Emily (Vicky). Great grandma of Ronan, Jadyn, Harper and Emmett. Predeceased by her parents John and Mary Ann DeFazio and her siblings Mary Collia, Gina (late Al) Falco, Margaret (late Len) Legacy and Robert (late Laura) DeFazio. Aunt of many nieces and nephews. A private family service will be held. The family would like to thank Emma’s caregivers at Bayshore and Care Partners for the outstanding care that they gave her. Memorial donations may be made to the Sault Area Hospital Cancer Care Fund.
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    Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
    27 Fourth Line East
    Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Ontario
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Hugh Stevenson

Posted at 02:20pm
Joe and Family:

Behind every member of a police service is a police family. Know that during this sad time we are here to hold you up, support you and take part in your healing.

Chief Hugh Stevenson
And all members of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service


Sault Area Hospital Foundation

Posted at 09:53am
Dear MacDonald Family,

We are saddened to hear of the loss of Emma and send our sincere sympathies to your family. May the memories you shared offer comfort in the days ahead.

Thank you for choosing to honour Emma’s memory by asking friends and family to make gifts to Sault Area Hospital Foundation Cancer Care Fund.

With our deepest condolences,

Sault Area Hospital Foundation Staff – Teresa, Melissa, Christie, Logan, Katelin, Tasha and Megan

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