Laura May MacDonald

Laura May (Stewart) MacDonald passed away peacefully at the Dundas Manor in Winchester on Thurs., June 7, 2007. She was 101.
She was the beloved wife of the late Walter MacDonald. Mother of Eileen Cunningham (Lorne), Phyllis Workman (late Ron), and Leslie MacDonald (Glenyce). She was the loving grandmother of seven grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. She was the sister of Helen Allison (Ritchie). She was an aunt to many nieces and nephews. She was a daughter of the late James and Helen Stewart. Laura was predeceased by her sister, Isabel Reynolds, and brothers Herb, Alec, Stanley, Lloyd, and Archie.
Laura was a graduate of the high school in Kars, after which she graduated from Ottawa Normal School. She was a school teacher at Ormond Public School, where she met her husband, Walter. As well as being a homemaker and wife, she was a bookkeeper for the various family businesses. She was ever a steadying influence for her husband and family. Friends paid their respects at the Winchester Funeral Home on Fri., June 8 from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral service was held Saturday in the chapel at 1 pm. Interment occurred at Ormond Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital are appreciated. Condolences can be made online at