The death occurred peacefully at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Charlottetown on Sunday, March 11, 2018 of Rose Elizabeth MacDonald (nee Gaudet), of O’Leary, aged 74, beloved wife of Keir MacDonald. Rose was born in Summerside on October 4 1943, daughter of the late Ferdinand & Angelina (Perry) Gaudet.
Cherished mother to Stuart (Norma), O’Leary; Lesa (David) Bernard, O’Leary; Connie (Eric) Bernard, O’Leary and Bonnie (Dwayne) MacDonald, Elmsdale.
Loving grandmother to Sarah, Jenna, Denise, Shawn, Mary Jo, Matthew, Michael, Ryan, Logan and Vanna Rose. Great grandmother to Elsie and Morgan.
Dear sister to Jean (Joey) Shea, Mill River and Angela (Dennis) Gaudet, Kildare Capes.
Rose is also survived by sisters and brothers in law Florence (Rufus) Myers, Summerside; Shirley (Grant) Brooks, Union Corner; Keith (Linda) MacDonald, O`Leary; Nina (John) Munch, Fort Saskatchewan, AB; Wayne (Rena) MacDonald, Summerside; Blair (Gerarda) MacDonald, Stratford; Daryl (Rushell) MacDonald, Roseville; Sheila MacDonald, Oromocto,NB; Barbara Gaudet, Tignish; Marie Gaudet, ON and Austin McLennan, Summerside.
Rose was predeceased by her parents, sisters and brothers Marie, Irma, Carl, Gloria and Joseph.
Resting at the Ferguson Funeral Home and Chapel, O’Leary with visiting hours Thursday from 6-9pm and until 10:00 am Friday, then to St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church, Woodstock for Funeral Mass at 10:30am. Interment to follow in the spring.
In memory of Rose, memorials to St. Anthony’s Church Restoration Fund or IWK Children’s Foundation would be appreciated.