David Donald Mackie
David Donald Mackie of Edwards died peacefully at the Ottawa General Hospital on Wed., Aug. 21, 2002 in his 79th year.
He was the beloved husband of Margaret (Whyte), whom he married in Ottawa on June 28, 1952. Born on Jan. 26, 1924 in Blackburn Station, he was the dear son of the late Nicol Mackie Sr. and Mary (Geymonat). Much loved father of Shirley (Leonard Quinn), Marilyn (Les James), Glenn (Joanne McWilliams), Stuart (Norma Lapointe) and the late Darrell. Proud grandpa of Krista, Erin and Laurie Quinn; and James and Heather Mackie.
Dear brother of Jean (Allison Fawcett), Marion (Ray Hebert), Ruth(Al Lafortune), Nicol (April MacNamara), Peggy (Russell Scharf), Donna Clarke and the late Madeline (Ken Atherfold) and Gerald Mackie (Bonnie Monahan).
Wood hand carvings made by Mr. Mackie were purchased by the Canadian Museum of Civilization. Mr. Mackie was admired by all for his keen sense of humor and his generosity in sharing his labors of love, which were his garden, wheelbarrows and garlic.
Mr. Mackie was a member of the Metcalfe Fair Board and the Seniors Top Generation Club. He was a member of the Russell United Church (St. Andrews and St. Paul’s United Church).
Memorial donations to the charity of your choice will be gratefully acknowledged.
Funeral service was held Sat., Aug. 24 at the Russell United Church, officiated by the Rev. Keith Brown. Interment at Hawthorne Anglican Cemetery. Duncan Funeral Home, Chapel and Reception Centre entrusted with arrangements.
Pallbearers were Art Mackie, Peter Mackie, Mark Scharf, David Fawcett, Bob Geymonat and Mac Campbell.