WO Harold Orland McDonald (Ret'd)
We regret to advise that Warrant Officer Harold Orland McDonald (Ret'd) of Junction Road, Springhill, passed away at his residence on 13 November 2008 at the age of 79 years.
Born in Springhill, Harold served in the Korean War with the Royal Canadian Regiment. Returning to Springhill, he worked in the coal mines until 1956 when he re-enlisted in the Canadian Army with the Royal Canadian Engineers. He retired as Warrant Officer after serving 28 years as a Field Engineer with the Canadian Military Engineers.
Following his retirement, Harold worked at All Saints Hospital for another 15 years. He was a member of Atlantic Retired Sapper Association and The Korean War Vets Association, member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 17, Springhill and the Cumberland Lodge # 5, Knights of Pythias.
Visitation will be held 2:00 - 4:00 pm & 7:00 - 9:00 pm on Sunday, 16 November 2008 in A. H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, from where the Funeral Service will be held 2:00 pm Monday, 17 November. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill. If so desired, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of choice would be appreciated.