CLARENCE ALFRED McDONALD
Clarence “Mac” Alfred McDonald, age 92 died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, while in the care of Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, Inpatient Hospice Center of Sinai, Baltimore, Maryland with his family by his side.
Born Aug. 7, 1927 in Ossineke, Michigan to Clarence and Natalie Radke McDonald. Mac lived most of life in Michigan. He served in the Navy during WW II from 1944 through 1946. He was in the Asiatic Pacific Theater unit with time on the USS Bowfin submarine. Mac retired at the age of 50 from the National Automatic Tool Co. following a career in the automobile machine tool, design manufacturing and sales. Mac’s love for the outdoors included boating, fishing, shooting skeet, trap and bow hunting. He was an avid golfer and member of Alpena Golf Club for many years. He enjoyed spending time playing cards with friends. He was an active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hubbard Lake, until his move to Maryland in January of 2019. Mac had a natural talent in construction, engineering and was known to all that knew him, as a mechanical and technical expert.
Survivors include sons Bruce R. McDonald (Kathy), Mike McDaniel (Jane), Tim McDaniel (LaDonna) and grandchildren Chad McDonald (Cassy), Jason McDonald, Natalie McDonald (Matthew Farley) and Paul, Erin, and Keaton McDaniel. Great- grandchildren, Marissa, Nora, Iris McDonald and Berniece Felix.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 32 years Joyce L. McDonald, David Lane, his parents, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Mac will be remembered by many lifelong friends from Michigan and David Lane’s wife Vicky from Glendale, Arizona.
Celebration of life will be at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 6891 Nicholson Hill Road, Hubbard Lake, Michigan. Date to be announced.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Seasons Hospice Foundation, Donation processing center, 8537 Solution Center, Chicago, Illinois, 60677 or a charity of your choice.
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