LCol William “Bill” Graham MacDonald, CD (Ret`d)
We regret to advise of the death of LCol William “Bill” Graham MacDonald, CD (Ret`d), on 23 March 2013 at age 84 at the Queen Elizabeth II, Victoria General site in Halifax.
Born in Goldenville, NS, Colonel Bill served in the Canadian Forces as a Firefighter for 33 years - retiring in 1978 after two years as the Canadian Forces Fire Marshal at which time he moved home to Glenelg, NS.
Colonel Bill was active during his lifetime in many organizations and associations including President of the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs, an adherent of the Glenelg Presbyterian Church, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 56 Sherbrooke, Heritage Goldenville Society, Fire Chief of the St. Mary’s District Fireman’s Association, the Greenfield Oldsters Club, Guysborough County Business Development and Lifeline Volunteer to name a few.
The family will receive visitors from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00pm Wednesday at the Glenelg Presbyterian Church, Glenelg from where a memorial service will be held 2:00 pm Thursday. Cremation to take place. Burial of ashes will take place in the Riverside Cemetery, Sherbrooke. Memorial Donations may be made to the Glenelg Presbyterian Church or to the Heritage Goldenville Society.