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Edward "Mac" MacDonald, Jr.

July 17, 2020

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Edward “Mac” MacDonald, Jr., of Houston, passed away at home surrounded by his family, on Friday, July 17, 2020, at the age of 90.  He was the son of the late Margaret and Edward MacDonald, Sr.

Mac proudly served in the US Marines and the US Army for many years.  He was a veteran of the Vietnam and Korean Wars.  Mac retired as a Senior Corrections Officer from the New Jersey Department of Corrections.  He was a member of the VFW and NJPBA.

Mac was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting, and fly tying.  When he was indoors, he enjoyed watching old westerns on tv.

In addition to his parents, Mac is preceded in death by his son, Christopher MacDonald.

Mac is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Rosalie MacDonald; daughter, Christine Schum (Michael); granddaughter, Amanda Vota; several nieces, nephews and extended family.

Services will be held privately by family at a later date. 

Arrangements are by the Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home Inc, Harrington.  Visit us at to send condolences.

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